American Sociological Association

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April/May 2019

Summer Programs

The 2019 Knapsack Institute: Transforming Teaching and Learning, June 6 – 8, 2019, Colorado Springs. The KI is an intensive three-day institute organized by the Matrix Center for the Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. It provides much-needed tools, strategies, and support to build inclusive learning environments and deal with resistance in the classroom. We examine and apply the concepts of privilege, oppression, and intersectionality in educational settings. For more information, visit or email

Qualitative Research Summer Intensive, July 22-26, 2019, Chapel Hill, NC. Join ResearchTalk and University of North Carolina-Odum Institute for qualitative research courses. Gain theoretical and practical understanding of qualitative inquiry while learning from leading scholars, including sociologists Elijah Anderson and Rashawn Ray. Course topics include: using qualitative inquiry to contribute to social justice, qualitative research for applied practice, mixed methods, research proposals, phenomenology, implementation research, urban ethnography, grounded theory, qualitative analysis, qualitative writing, rapid turn-around qualitative research, and framing and maintaining a research agenda. For more information, visit or email Use discount code ASA15 for 15% off registration.