Reminder – #SSSI Annual Meeting in Montreal (August, 11th to 13th)

Dear SSSI Colleagues:

If you have not yet had a chance to look at the preliminary program for the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, I encourage you to do so. You can see it here:

https://sites.google.com/site/sssinteraction/home/conferences-events/sssi-annual-Conference/sssi-2017—program

We have a dynamic program, including 37 paper sessions, an Author-Meets-Critics session focused on Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman’s book, The Color of Love Racial Features, Stigma, and Socialization in Black Brazilian Families, (University of Texas Press, 2015), and the Distinguished lecture “The Past, Present and Future of G. H. Mead in Symbolic Interactionism,” given by Dr. Jean-François Côté, Université du Québec à Montréal. We also will have a workshop: “Using Grounded Theory for Social Justice Research,” given by: Dr. Kathy Charmaz, Sonoma State University, and featuring special presentations: “Grounded Theory Coding.” Dr. Linda Liska Belgrave, University of Miami “Pragmatist and Interactionist Perspectives on Social Justice.” Dr. Melinda Milligan, Sonoma State University.

The workshop is free for registered meeting participants, but you must sign up in advance.

https://sites.google.com/site/sssinteraction/home/conferences-events/sssi-annual-Conference/sssi2016-registration

There will also be a welcome reception on Friday evening. Our banquet and awards ceremony will be Saturday evening, following the distinguished lecture presentation.

 

To register, purchase banquet tickets, and sign-up for the “Using grounded theory for social justice research workshop,” go to:

https://sites.google.com/site/sssinteraction/home/conferences-events/sssi-annual-Conference/sssi2016-registration

 

Please register in advance and purchase banquet tickets in advance! Also, to make hotel reservations at the beautiful Omni Mont-Royal, please click here:

https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/montreal-mont-royal/meetings/society-for-the-study-of-symbolic-interaction

Reservations must be made by JULY 16, 2017 to receive the group rate.

Look forward to seeing you in Montreal.

Sincerely,

Beth Montemurro

 

Beth Montemurro, Ph.D. Vice-President, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction Professor of Sociology Penn State University, Abington 1600 Woodland Road Abington, PA 19001 215-881-7566 eam15@psu.edu

 

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