American Sociological Association

Call for Papers: Conferences

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO)

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) seeks papers for research and evaluations related to the public funding of higher education meeting. SHEEO is particularly interested in proposals for research on the impacts of public funding on student and institutional outcomes. Analyses of the specific effects of general operating appropriations or state financial aid are encouraged.


Genealogy is now accepting submissions for a special issue on the theme, “What’s Your ‘Street Race?’ Cartographies and Ontologies of ‘Race’ and the Future of Knowledge Production on Inequality, Resistance and Social Justice.” We place “race” in quotation marks to underscore race as a social construction that has no innate biological or genetic essential characteristics but is best understood as a social construction and a relationship of power at the individual, institutional, and structural levels.

The Computational Sociology conference

The Computational Sociology conference is on August 7, 2020, at Stanford University, just prior to the ASA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The conference will showcase work that applies computational methods to important sociological problems. We welcome submissions that use data creatively, whether applying machine learning methods, analyzing text, images, or network structures, or any other form of computational analysis. Deadline for paper and poster submissions is April 1.

Chicago Ethnography Conference

22nd Annual Chicago Ethnography Conference, April 25, 2020, DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Theme: "Culture, Politics, and Education in the Trump Era." This is an annual graduate student conference hosted by one of several Chicago-area sociology departments, including DePaul University, Loyola University, Northern Illinois University, Northwestern University, University of Notre Dame, the University of Chicago, and University of Illinois at Chicago.

International mini-conference on civil sphere theory

International mini-conference on civil sphere theory, Brno, Czech Republic, July 2, 2020. Jeffrey Alexander and ISA Research Committee on Sociological Theory (RC16) mid-term conference organizer Csaba Szalo and co-President Brad West, along with other international scholars interested in global issues and the civil sphere, are organizing a mini-conference on civil sphere theory (CST).

Sociology between the Gaps: Forgotten and Neglected Topics

Sociology between the Gaps: Forgotten and Neglected Topics (SBG) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, cross-disciplinary, not-for-profit journal published electronically by the Digital Publishing Services Department at Providence College. SBG publishes high-quality original articles, Point of View essays, critical review papers, book and movie reviews, and blog posts.

The Society for Applied Anthropology

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) invites abstracts (sessions, papers and posters) for the Program of the 80th Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, NM, March 17-21, 2020. The theme is “Cultural Citizenship and Diversity in Complex Societies.” SfAA welcomes papers from all disciplines. The deadline for abstract submission is October 15, 2019. For more information, visit

Presidential Legacy Conference: The Legacy & Record of Donald J. Trump

Presidential Legacy Conference: The Legacy & Record of Donald J. Trump, April 2-3, 2020, University of Mount Union, Alliance OH. The Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Mount Union, in coordination with the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at The University of Akron, announce the Third Presidential Legacy Conference. This third conference will be an even-handed, non-partisan, and scholarly examination of the actions and consequences of the Donald J.

IVTH ISA Forum of Sociology

IVTH ISA Forum of Sociology. Consider submitting an English-language abstract for the sessions being organized for the ISA’s forum on “Challenges of the 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality” on July 14-18, 2020, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. While the expansion and the deepening of democratization was taken for granted at the turn of the Millennium, democracy has been at stake in an increasing number of countries, while its key component such as diversity and equal respect for all citizens are threatened.