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  1. Convention Services

    ASA  offers a variety of services to enhance your experience during the Annual Meeting. 

  2. Program Committee

    The Program Committee for the ASA Annual Meeting usually consists of twelve people, four officers and eight appointed members, as outlined below. In years where there is a Secretary-Elect, that person shadows the Secretary and participates in Program Committee meetings.

    President-Elect, Vice President-Elect, Secretary, Executive Officer, two carry-over members from the previous year's Program Committee, and six members nominated by the President-Elect and approved by ASA Council.

  3. Departmental Alumni Night

    The 43rd Annual Departmental Alumni Night (DAN) will begin at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at the 111th ASA Annual Meeting in Seattle.

    The Department Alumni Night provides graduate departments of sociology the opportunity to have alumni gather during the ASA Annual Meeting without all the expenses of arranging the event. Only a small fee ($160 USD) is charged to reserve a table and assist in covering setup expenses.

    Please let us know whether your department will participate in the 2016 Departmental Alumni Night by submitting the form below by June 1, 2016.

  4. Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum

    Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum, will turn its attention in a forthcoming special issue to articles that offer critiques of any one of the five core social science disciplines, including sociology, combined with proposals for catalyzing reform of that discipline.

  5. Intersectionality and Images of Female Aggression in 21st Century Media

    Intersectionality and Images of Female Aggression in 21st Century Media is seeking submissions on female aggression. Aggressive women saturate the media. Even concern of aggression among young girls has increased with scholars, educators, and parents scrambling to respond to bullying, peer pressure, and social manipulation. This collection uses an intersectional lens to analyze how “aggressive girls” are treated in the media and the criminal justice system.

  6. Michigan Sociological Review

    Michigan Sociological Review (MSR) invites submissions for vol. 30 (Fall 2016). MSR is the official, peer-reviewed publication of the Michigan Sociological Association. As an interdisciplinary, double-blind peer-reviewed journal, it welcomes previously unpublished manuscripts exploring a broad range of theoretical, methodological, and empirical questions. To submit, send an e-mail with two files attached: one that has all author identification removed, and a second file with author contact information, biography of no more than 100 words, and any acknowledgements.

  7. Teaching Sociology Special issue

    Teaching Sociology invites submissions for its upcoming Special Issue on “Incorporating Globalization in the Sociology Curriculum.” Teaching Sociology seeks articles and notes that address issues which focus on innovative approaches that incorporate globalization and transnational concerns in the curriculum. Topics of interest are: Effective strategies that make global and transnational concerns evident to students. Exercises or assignments that engage students in the study of global and transnational concerns.

  8. Association for Humanist Sociology 2016 Annual Meeting

    Association for Humanist Sociology 2016 Annual Meeting, November 2-6, Denver, CO. Theme: “Elevating Humanity: Pathways to Progressivisim.” At this meeting certain questions about a more progressive society will be asked, such as: what would it look like and how do we get there from here? What are the obstacles and impediments and how can they be overcome? Submit papers and sessions which enhance understanding of social issues and problems, while focusing on strategies, movements, and collective efforts that strive to bring about humanistic solutions and progressive change.