Reminder – Abstracts due March 1st The Roots and Branches of Interpretive Sociology: Cultural, Pragmatist, and Psychosocial Approaches #sssi #sociology

August 10-11, 2018, Philadelphia, PA (preceding the 2018 ASA meeting)

(submit your abstract online or via the email addresses below)

Exciting panels are currently forming around these (and other) topics and themes:

• Everyday racial mechanisms of structural inequality
• Interpretive methods (modes of interpretation in the social sciences)
• Interpretive criminology
• Narrative identities and selfhood
• Transformative experiences
• Pragmatic interactionism
• Symbols, gestures, and inequality
• The environment and environmental issues
• Memory, narrative, and time/temporalities
• The body and embodiment
• Social performance and interaction work
• Networks and Culture
• Logics of action and cultural practices
• Cultural and emotion codes
• Semiotics and signification/Language
• Modes of inquiry in cognitive sociology
• Classification processes and symbolic boundaries
• Ritual transgressions, liminality, and rites of passage
• The social foundations of meaning with regard to self-other relations, events, and experiences

Please submit proposals online (<>) or send proposals to the Program Committee Co-Chairs, Thomas DeGloma (<>) and Julie Wiest (<>) by March 1, 2018.  Please also feel free to write with questions or comments.

Finally, please share this call with your colleagues and students! Social media posts are welcome!

Thomas DeGloma, President
Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction
Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY

Julie Wiest, Publications Committee Chair
Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction
West Chester University

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