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Sociologists to Take In-Depth Look
at New York City During ASA Annual Meeting  

At the American Sociological Association’s 108th Annual Meeting, New York City will be the subject of several regional spotlight sessions in which leading sociologists will present research on and examine aspects of the city, including its culture, development, crime, and immigrant history.

The conference will take place from Saturday, Aug. 10, through Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 (Opening Plenary Session is Friday, Aug. 9, from 7 to 9 pm) at the Hilton New York Midtown (1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10019) and the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers (811 7th Avenue 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019).  

Information on New York City-focused sessions is also availbe in PDF form.


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