July/August 2013 Issue • Volume 41 • Issue 5

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Annual Meeting Activities

Graduate Poster Session

The Graduate Poster Session at the Annual Meeting is a place for undergraduate student advisors, graduate school faculty, and prospective graduate students to learn about master’s and doctoral programs at 40 different institutions.  For an opportunity to speak with a representative from each school, stop by the Promenade of the Hilton NYC Midtown (2nd Floor) on Saturday, August 10, from 2:30-4:10. The posters will be on display throughout the conference.

Department Resources Group

Meet with a Department Resources Group (DRG) Consultant during the ASA Annual Meeting. This opportunity is free for department chairs, program directors, and interested faculty. DRG consultants can help with:

For appointments, contact: Jeff Chin at chin@lemoyne.edu by August 1, 2013.

AKD Distinguished Lecture with Teresa Sullivan

All ASA meeting registrants are invited to attend Alpha Kappa Delta’s (AKD) annual Distinguished Lecture Session on Saturday, August 10, 2013, from 4:30pm-6:10pm. This year’s Distinguished Lecturer is Teresa Sullivan, President of the University of Virginia. Her talk, “Greedy Institutions,” will explore American sociologist Lewis A. Coser’s concept of “greedy institutions,” which are institutions that take up more and more of the life space of their constituents.  Sullivan will explore how many American workplaces are becoming “greedier,” abetted by high unemployment rates, continuous connectivity, and relentless cost-cutting.

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