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The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) is an international professional organization of scholars interested in the study of a wide range of social issues with an emphasis on identity, everyday practice, and language.

Message from the SSSI President (20 July 2022)

Dear SSSI Members, Greetings and I hope you are all enjoying the summer break. As a matter ofintroductions, I am Tony Puddephatt, the new president of the Society forthis year. I look forward to doing what I can for the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers for Inaugural Conference: Im/migrant Well-Being: A Nexus for Research and Policy #sssi

A CfP on ‘Im/migrant Well-Being’ has been sent to us which appears to be relevant to members of our Society. Call for Papers for Inaugural Conference: Im/migrant Well-Being: A Nexus for Research and Policy Hosted by: The Im/Migrant Well-Being Scholar … Continue reading

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SSSI 2022 Award Winners!

At the fabulous Couch-Stone 2022 Symposium in St John’s, Newfoundland, the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction has presented its annual awards. Please this year’s list of award winners below. Herbert Blumer Award for Best Graduate Student Paper in … Continue reading

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Program of the Couch-Stone Symposium 2022 – St John’s/NL https://www.qualitatives.ca/program #sssi #sociology #conference

The program for the Couch-Stone Symposium 2022 in St John’s New Foundland can be downloaded HERE or by clicking the image below. https://www.qualitatives.ca/program

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Updates on Couch-Stone Symposium in St John’s – New Foundland #sssi #Qualitatives2022

Updates on Couch-Stone Symposium in St John’s/New Foundland can be found HERE or by clicking the image below.

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SSSI Notes Vol.50 No.1 is out! #sssi

The latest newsletter, SSSI Notes Vol.50 No. 1, has just been published. To access the newsletter please click HERE or on the image below.

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SSSI 2022 Awards – Call for Nominations

Dear Colleagues,  As a reminder, the due date for nominations for 2022 awards is rapidly approaching. Please forward all award nominations to the appropriate committees by April 1, 2022. The list of awards and committees follows below: Dear Friends and Colleagues,  … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: SSSI George Herbert Mead Award 2022 #sociology #sssi

SSSI Members please consider nominating someone for the Mead Award 2022 for Lifetime Achievement. Nominators have to be SSSI members. The nominee does not have to be a member of the Society. 2 or more supporting letters do not have to be written … Continue reading

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SSSI is looking for a new website manager #sociology #sssi #emca #interactionism

Dear Friends and Colleagues first thank you to Beverly Yuen Thompson for creating our new website a few years ago and keeping it up to data for so long.  As Beverly now has stepped down from this role, the Society … Continue reading

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Ellis-Bochner Autoethnography and Personal Narrative Research Award

Ellis-Bochner Autoethnography and Personal Narrative Research Award Sponsored by Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, Affiliate of the National Communication Association CALL FOR AWARD APPLICATIONS The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI), affiliate of the National Communication … Continue reading

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New Article: ““I Say I Work at the University”: Norwegian Professors and Passing as Interaction Ritual” by Anders Vassenden and Ingrid Rusnes #SSSI #Sociologylens https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.583

Using qualitative interviews, Vassenden and Rusnes examine Norwegian professors’ everyday self-presentation and leave their occupation undisclosed before cautiously negotiating possible disclosure. Using Goffman’s treatise of passing with interaction ritual and facework, the paper suggests that while “(soft) self-protection is one … Continue reading

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The 38th Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference and Couch-Stone Symposium – Extended Deadline: 17 December 2021 #sssi #sociology #conference

Deadline for the Submission of Abstracts: December 17th, 2021 Please find below the call for papers for the 38th Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference and Couch-Stone Symposium.  You will note that this year the Qualitatives and the Couch-Stone Symposium are paired and … Continue reading

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SSSI Notes (Newsletter) Vol.49(3)

The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (#sssi) has just published the latest edition of its newsletter. SSSI NOTES Vol.49(3) can be downloaded by clicking on the image below.

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The 38th Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference and Couch-Stone Symposium

Dear Folks,   Please find below the call for papers for the 38th Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference and Couch-Stone Symposium.  You will note that this year the Qualitatives and the Couch-Stone Symposium are paired and we look forward to the wonderful … Continue reading

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2021 SSSI Awards

At the 2021 SSSI Annual Meeting (online) we held a virtual award ceremony to hand over the prestigious awards of the Society. 2021 George Herbert Mead Award Winner: E. Doyle McCarthy 2021 Selection CommitteeChair: Robert DingwallCommittee members: Ruth Horowitz & … Continue reading

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2021 SSSI Annual Meetings (Online) – Final Program #sssi #sociology

2021 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SYMBOLIC INTERACTION AUGUST 5-8, 2021 “Socialization and Inequalities across the Life Course: New Directions for Interactionist Scholarship.” FINAL PROGRAM Instructions for joining virtual sessions: There are two ways to join … Continue reading

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REGISTER for the 2021 SSSI Annual Meeting (online, 5-8 August)

Due to the ongoing pandemic the 2021 SSSI Annual Meeting will be held online from August 5 to August 8. To register, please follow this LINK or click the image below

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2021 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SYMBOLIC INTERACTION (AUGUST 5-8, 2021)

Preliminary Program THURSDAY, AUGUST 5TH: 10:00-11:30AM EASTERN U.S. Paper Session #1: Socialization and Inequalities Zoom Link: “Cognitive Reasons for Social Inequalities?” Eve Gardien, Rennes University. “How The Legalization Of Marijuana May Effect Educational Attainment and Mass Incarceration,” Lillian Platten, Loyola … Continue reading

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Facebook Page of the European Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (EUSSSI)

The European Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction have their own Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/europeansssi

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SSSI Notes Vol.49 No.1 – latest newsletter of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction

The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction has just published the latest edition of its news letter SSSI Notes Vol.49 No.1

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