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American Sociological Association: 2014 Annual Meeting
August 16-19, 2014 | Hilton San Francisco and Parc55 Hotel | San Francisco, CA
President-elect Annette Lareau and the 2014 Program Committee have been working on an exciting program that will include more than 600 individual sessions on everything from the latest and greatest books in the field, section roundtables, and countless other topics.
MEETING THEME: America is a land of inequality. Moreover, the scope of economic inequality has grown sharply in recent decades. Since the beginning of the Great Recession in 2008, in particular, many Americans have lost ground. Its consequences have been particularly harsh for families with children.
With the theme of "Hard Times: The Impact of Economic Inequality on Families and Individuals," President-elect Annette Lareau draws attention to the multiple ways in which inequality reverberates throughout American society and the world. [Read entire theme statement...]
-Annette Lareau, ASA President-elect and 2014 Program Committee Chair, University of Pennsylvania
Member suggestions for Invited Sessions are no longer being accepted for the 109th Annual Meeting program -- the deadline for consideration was February 5, 2013.
Mark Your Calendar
-November 13, 2012: Proposals for Thematic Sessions are due to the ASA for consideration by the 2014 Program Committee.
-February 5, 2013: Proposals for all other sessions (including Workshops, Courses, Special, Regional Spotlight and Author Meets Critics Sessions) are due to the ASA for consideration by the 2014 Program Committee.
-The 2014 Call for Papers will launch here in October, 2013.
-April 30, 2014: Program schedule announced; no scheduling information is available prior to that date.
Start planning your visit to San Francisco. With so much to do, you might even want to come a day earlier or stay a day later to experience the city lights and nights.