American Sociological Association

ASA Footnotes - September/October 1998

Call for Papers—Conferences
Call for Papers—Publications
Meeting Calendar
Other Organizations
New Publications

Call for Papers


Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Inter-University Seminars On Social Development, June 16-18, 1999, CS Thani Hotel, Pattani, Thailand. Theme: "Southeast Asia Into the 21st Century: Critical Transitions, Continuity and Change." Submissions are invited from: Academics and scholars working on contemporary social issues in the ASEAN region; Government officials; Private-sector executives and members of NGO’s; Other interested persons. For more information contact: ASEAN Seminar Secretariat, Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260; (65) 874-6408; fax (65) 777-9579; e-mail .

Association of Genocide Scholars Third International Conference, June 13-15, 1999, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI. Theme: "The Future of Genocide." Those interested in presenting papers or conducting workshops should send two copies of their abstract by February 15, 1999 to: (1) Roger W. Smith, Department of Government, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187; or (2) Frank Chalk, Department of History, Concordia University, 1455 De Maisonneuve Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1M8, Canada. Acceptances by March 15, 1999.

Association for Institutional Research Thirty-Ninth Annual Forum, May 30-June 2, 1999, Seattle, WA. Theme: "Cooperation and Collaboration: Building a Seamless Educational Process." For more information contact: (1) Forum Chair, Karen A. Conklin, Johnson County Community College, (913) 469-8500 ext. 3443; fax (913) 469-4481; e-mail ; or (2) Associate Forum Chair, John A. Williams, Tennessee State University, (615) 963-7417; fax (615) 963-7994; e-mail ; information available online at .

The Communitarian Network, second Communitarian Summit February 27-28, 1999, Washington Hilton, Washington, DC. Individuals interested in submitting a paper or organizing a session should send an abstract to: Vanessa Wight, The Communitarian Network, 2130 H Street NW, Suite 714 J, Washington, DC 20009; (202) 994-9790; fax (202) 994-1606; e-mail . For full conference details and updates see .

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Third Annual Conference, March 27-30, 1999, Seattle, WA. Theme: "Leadership for Healthier Communities and Campuses." Call for proposals deadline—October 12, 1998. For more information contact: Jean Schnall, CCPH Program Coordinator; (415) 502-7933; e-mail ;

European Sociological Association, Fourth Conference, August 18-21, 1999, Vrije Universteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Theme: "Will Europe Work?" Abstract deadline is January 15, 1999. For more information contact the conference secretariat: SISWO, Plantage Muider-gracht 4, 1018 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands, (31) 20-527-0600; fax (31) 20-622-9430; e-mail .

Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology Research Conference, November 15-17, 1999, Washington DC area. Abstracts due by December 1, 1998. To obtain registration information or to be included on the mailing list, contact: Ruth Detlefsen, Conference Chair, Company Statistics Division, Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC 20233; (301) 457-3390; fax (301) 457-3396; e-mail . Conference information and periodic updates available at: .

Global Awareness Society International (GASI) invites submissions for their Eighth Global Conference, to be held May 28-30, 1999 Crowne Plaza Hotel, New Orleans, LA. Theme: "Impacts of Globalization at the End of the Millenium." Those interested in participating should submit an abstract (no more than 150 words) by February 1, 1999 to: James C. Pomfret, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA 17815; (717) 389-4504; fax (717) 389-3599; e-mail . .

International Institute of Sociology, 34th World Congress, July 11-15, 1999, Tel Aviv, Israel. Theme: "Multiple Modernities in an Era of Globalization. The IIS is seeking abstracts (200 words) for two sessions: (1) "Genetics and the Future." This session will explore the psycho-social, ethical, and policy implications of new discoveries in genetics; (2) "The Meanings and Memory of the Holocaust for Non-Jews." This session will focus on the social construction and collective memory of the Holocaust for non-Jews in different countries. Contact: Aliza Kolker, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030; (703) 993-1444 or (703) 573-3512; fax (703) 993-1446 or (703) 993-1447; e-mail .

International Society for Humor Studies, Eleventh Annual Conference, June 29 to July 3, 1999. Proposal deadline March 1, 1999. Contact: Martin D. Lampert, Psychology Department, Holy Names College, 3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94619-1699; (510) 436-1699; e-mail ; .

1999 International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, July 7-10, 1999, Brisbane, Australia. Theme: "The Application of Social Science to Resource Management in the Asia-Pacific Rim." This is an interdisciplinary symposium dedicated to the study of sustainable relationships between natural resources and society. Planned activities include keynote and plenary addresses, paper presentations, organized panels, dialogue sessions, film and video sessions, a poster session, workshops and professional field trips. Participants are invited to submit an abstract no longer than 300 words, double spaced, by December 14, 1998. Submit a hard copy of the abstract as well as a copy on disk (Wordperfect or Word for PC, not Mac). Contact: Sally Brown, Symposium Coordinator, Institute of Continuing and Tesol Education, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia; 61 (0) 7 3365 6360; fax 61 (0) 7 3365 7099; e-mail ; .

1999 National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution. Theme: "Weaving a New Beginning: Liberation, Healing and Community." Deadline for proposals is October 1, 1998. For more information contact: NCPCR, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22020-4444; 1-877-39-PEACE (toll free); (703) 993-2440; fax (703) 993-3070; e-mail .

National Recreation and Park Association 1999 Leisure Research Symposium, October 20-24, 1999, Nashville, TN. The purpose of the symposium is to provide a national and international forum for the exchange of research findings to advance scientific knowledge about leisure pursuits, benefits, practices, and research methodology. Those wishing to participate must submit an abstract by March 1, 1999. Contact the symposium co-chairs: (1) William P. Stewart, Department of Leisure Studies, University of Illinois, 104 Huff Hall, 1206 S. Fourth Street, Champaign, IL 61820; (217) 244-4532; e-mail ; (2) Diane M. Samdahl, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of Georgia, 351 Ramsey, 300 River Road, Athens, GA 30602-6555; (706) 542-4334; e-mail .

Society for Military History, Annual Scholarly Conference, April 15-18, 1999, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA. Theme: "War in History, Myth, and Memory: An End-of-Millennium Retrospective." For individual papers submit a brief (1-2 page) abstract and a brief vita. For a complete panel submit a brief (1-2 page) abstract and a brief vita of each presenter. Deadline for submission of proposals is October 15, 1998. Send proposals to Carol Reardon, 1999 SMH Conference, Department of History, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802; (814) 863-2658 (office); (814) 865-1367 (History Department); e-mail .

Sociology of Education Conference, February 26-28, 1999, Monterey, CA. Theme: "Difference and Power: Issues of Race, Social Class, Gender and Language." Submission deadline for papers is October 15th, 1998. Contact: Gilda M. Bloom-Leiva, Department of Secondary Education, BH 519, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 94132; or Angela Valenzuela, Center for Mexican American Studies, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204-3783; e-mail .

Tenth Greater New York Conference on Social Research, November 12-13, 1998, Manhattan campus of Fordham University, New York, NY. College and graduate students from NY, NJ, CT, and PA in the social sciences are invited to submit papers for possible presentation. Deadline for receipt is October 22, 1998. Contact: (1) Vincent Prohaska, Selection Committee, Psychology, Lehman College, Bronx, NY 10468; (718) 960-8776; (2) Dennis P. Carmody, Conference Chair, (201) 915-9418; Harold Takooshian, Conference Director, (212) 636-9393.

Western Social Science Association, 41st Annual Conference, April 21-24, 1999, Fort Worth, TX. The Rural Studies Section calls for proposals on any aspect of rural or agricultural studies. Submit abstracts (150 words maximum) along with audio-visual needs by November 1, 1998 to: Elaine Naylor, History Department, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3; (416) 516-1991; fax (416) 736-5836; e-mail .


Advances in Gender Research, Volume Four, is under preparation. The focus of the volume is on applied and policy aspects of gender research and the place of gender in the lives of children and adolescents. First drafts of abstracts or outlines are due November 15, 1998. Contact the editors: (1) Marcia Texler Segal, Office of Academic Affairs, Indiana University Southeast, 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany, IN 47150-6405; e-mail MSEGAL@IUSMAIL.IUS.INDIANA.EDU ; or (2) Vasilikie Demos, Division of the Social Sciences, University of Minnesota-Morris, 600 East 4th Street, Morris, MN 56267-1234; e-mail DEMOSVP@CAA.MRS.UMN.EDU .

Educational Technology and Society seeks academic articles on the issues affecting the developers of educational systems and educators who implement and manage such systems. Deadline for the January 1999 issue is November 20, 1998. More information is available at: .

Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, welcomes submissions on the theme: "The Restoration of Philosophy: Interdisciplinary Perspectives." Send three both-sided copies of 15-25 page manuscripts plus 150-word abstract, typed, double-spaced, in-text citation format, author identification on a separate sheet, by January 1, 1999 to the editor: O. Gruenwald, IIR, 1065 Pine Bluff Drive, Pasadena, CA 91107.

Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change invites submissions for Volume 23 of the JAI Press series. Please send one copy of your manuscript (which may exceed journal size articles in length) to each of the editors: (1) Louis Kriesberg, Department of Sociology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244; (2) Michael Dobkowski, Religious Studies, Hobart & Wm. Smith, Geneva, NY 14456; (3) Isidor Wallimann, School of Social Work, Thiersteinerallee 57, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland.

Sociological Focus invites submissions for a special issue entitled "Work and Family Conflict: Antecedents, Implications, Remedies." Submit papers by December 1, 1998 to: David J. Maume, Jr., Director, Kunz Center for the Study of Work and Family, P.O. Box 210378, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0378; (513) 556-4713; fax (513) 556-0047; e-mail .

Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Courses in Juvenile Delinquency. The American Sociological Association seeks contributions for the third edition of this publication: syllabi and course outlines; assignments and classroom exercises; handouts and other teaching aids (lists, charts, questions); research projects; recommended reading lists and bibliographies; recommended videos and films (especially if annotated). Deadline for submissions is December 4, 1998. For more information or to submit materials (hard copy and disk or electronic copy) contact: Timothy Fiedler, Department of Sociology, Carroll College, Waukesha, WI 53186; (414) 524-7165; fax (414) 524-7139; e-mail .

Teaching the Mass Class, an ASA teaching Resources Center monograph, seeks manuscripts to be included in its revised edition. Manuscripts dealing with lecturing in large enrollment classes, the effective use of teaching assistants, and other general problems unique to large classes, in addition to manuscripts that describe more specific exercises and techniques that can be used in large enrollment classes, are welcome. Manuscripts from disciplines other than sociology that deal with broader issues that are relevant to the teaching of all courses with large enrollments are also welcome. Submit one hard copy of the manuscript, accompanied by a 3 ˝ inch diskette (Word, or WordPerfect, IBM compatible) to: George S. Bridges, Department of Sociology, 340 Gerberding Hall, Box 351209, Seattle, WA 98195-1209.

Women’s Studies Quarterly invites work for forthcoming thematic issues: "Teaching About Violence Against Women;" "Women’s Studies and Activism: Theories and Practice;" "Women and Science;" "Women and the Environment;" "Gender Equity in High Schools: Notes for a New Century;" "Women and Money;" "Women, Work, and Technology;" "Women’s Studies and the Law." To request general guidelines or to request a call for papers for a particular issue, please send an self addressed, stamped envelope to Women’s Studies Quarterly, The Feminist Press, City College, CUNY, Wingate Hall, Convent Avenue at 138th Street, New York, NY 10031.

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