Couch-Stone Symposium 2019 – De Moines (May 16 – 18)

Fellow Interactionists:

The Couch-Stone Symposium in Des Moines is just two weeks away (May 16-18). Our theme is “Teaching & Symbolic Interactionism.”

Highlights will include:

• Nancy Berns’ address on “Helping People Grieve: Teaching Theory as a Matter of Life and Death” (Thursday afternoon)

• Maxine Atkinson’s address on “Keep it Active: Teaching Symbolic Interactionism in Introductory Courses” (Friday morning)

• Kerry Ferris’ address on “Teaching with Symbolic Interaction: Meeting Them Where They Are” (Friday afternoon)

• SSSI Banquet (Friday evening)

• Paper sessions related to teaching and to general topics

If you’re planning on attending but haven’t yet reserved a room at the Hilton Des Moines Downtown, please do so by Wednesday, May 1 using this link:

https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hilton.com%2Fen%2Fhi%2Fgroups%2Fpersonalized%2FD%2FDSMDIHH-CSC-20190516%2Findex.jhtml&data=01%7C01%7Cdirk.vom_lehn%40kcl.ac.uk%7C869f0fefbf77463a3bf908d6cdfe8e2a%7C8370cf1416f34c16b83c724071654356%7C0&sdata=rTdccUtWTriiKx8kST7FU28cCkNq1CAcADJr5fnsOBc%3D&reserved=0

Also, if you are attending but haven’t been in touch with the organizers, please let us know at couchstone2019@gmail.com

We will be contacting all attendees later this week to ask what meals you will be attending.

Co-Organizers:
Laurie Linhart, Des Moines Area Community College
David Schweingruber, Iowa State University

Student Directors:
Steve Beeman, Iowa State University
David W. Wahl, Iowa State University

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