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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.

SSSI 2021 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL – Call for Papers

Call for Papers 2021 Annual Meeting Swissotel Chicago, IL August 5-8, 2021 The SSSI program planning committee is pleased to issue this call for papers that address this year’s theme or engage with any aspect of symbolic interaction. “Socialization and … Continue reading

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New articles, book reviews, and a review essay published in @sijournal #sssi #sociology

Over the past couple of weeks Symbolic Interaction (@sijournal) has published a number of articles, book reviews, and a review essay. The material relates to cognitive sociology, climate change, religion, and others. Head HERE to find out more.

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Latest Issue of SSSI Notes (Newsletter) (July 2020)

The latest issue of the newsletter of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, SSSI Notes, has been published HERE.

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2020 SSSI Awards #sssi #sociology

We had our Business Meeting yesterday where the winners of the 2020 Awards were announced. Please see below a list of the award winners. More information will be published in SSSI Notes (and here) later. Congratulations to all the winners! … Continue reading

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2020 Results of the Election of Officers and Proposed Changes to the SSSI Constitution #sssi #sociology

The results of the recent election ballot have been reviewed by the Executive Council and the Council thanks the Nominations Committee for their tireless work to create the slate of nominees whose names were put before the society for consideration.  … Continue reading

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The Executive Council of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction issues ‘Statement on Racism’ http://symbolicinteraction.org/sssi-statement-on-racism/ #sssi #racism #sociology

For the ‘Statement on Racism’ by the Executive Council of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction’ please click HERE.

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“Strange Days” (July 28 to 31) – Call for Participation #sssi #sociology #events

 “Strange Days Indeed: Crisis, Change and Connection”   July 28-July 31   In an effort to create spaces for crucial conversations, camaraderie and intellectual exchange during this challenging time, the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction invites participants to … Continue reading

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Festschrift for William Shaffir (in Qualitative Research) #sssi #sociology

Dear Friends and Colleagues I just came across a Festschrift for William Shaffir published in Qualitative Research that you might be interested in. The Special Issue has been edited by Tony Puddephatt and Stephen Kleinknecht and includes contributions by Jacquelin … Continue reading

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EU-SSSI Conference in Pisa cancelled :-( #sssi #sociology

Friends and Colleagues, The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction regrets that it must announce the cancelation of the 2020 EUSSSI/Couch-Stone meeting in Pisa, Italy (June 29-July 3).  As we feel it is important that we not fuel any … Continue reading

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Call for Award Nominations #sssi #sociology

The Call for Award Nominations is open. Please see the various categories and contacts below. (See awards page) George Herbert Mead Award The George Herbert Mead Award For Lifetime Achievement is given annually to recognize a scholar’s career contributions to … Continue reading

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New SSSI Notes (Vol.47/3) Out Now! #sssi #sociology

The latest newsletter SSSI Notes (Vol47 No.3) has just been published. It has information about the forthcoming 2020 Annual Meeting at the University of Pisa in Italy as well as various items related to awards 2019, recently published books and … Continue reading

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First Lund Qualitative Research Summer School 2020 #sssi #sociology

First Lund Qualitative Research Summer School 2020 (pdf)

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2020 EUSSSI Pisa/Italy – Call for Sessions #sssi #sociology #conference

IDENTITIES, BOUNDARIES AND SOCIAL DIVISIONS RECONCILING COMPETING FRAMES   (June 29th – July 2nd, 2020 – University of Pisa, Italy) Call for Sessions Theme of the Conference In today’s societies, the demand for recognition and integration of individual and collective … Continue reading

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2020 EUSSSI Conference in Pisa/Italy (29 June to 2 July) #sssi #sociology #conference

IDENTITIES, BOUNDARIES AND SOCIAL DIVISIONS RECONCILING COMPETING FRAMES   COUCH-STONE 2020 – X EUSSSI CONFERENCE (June 29th –July 2nd, 2020 – University of Pisa, Italy)   From June 29th to July 2nd, 2020, the Centre for Advanced Studies in Symbolic … Continue reading

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Call for Contributions – SSSI NOTES

The next issue of SSSI Notes will be available in mid-November. If you have any announcements about books, conferences, grants, awards, related organizations, or other relevant information please send it to me via e-mail (william.force@wne.edu) by Monday, November 11. Please … Continue reading

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CfP Troubled Pearson’s Industries (book chapters) #sssi #psychiatry

A member of our society has asked me to distribute a call for papers with regard to a book he is editing. Troubled Persons Industries: The Expansion of Psychiatric Categories beyond Psychiatry   Call for abstracts and chapters  Martin Harbusch … Continue reading

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Halloween Candy Contamination legends #sssi

As Halloween creeps up on us, Joel Best‘s research on Halloween Candy Contamination is discussed in The Washington Post. „THC, cyanide and razor blades: How sketchy urban myths taught parents to fear Halloween candy“ – https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/10/23/thc-cyanide-razor-blades-how-sketchy-urban-myths-taught-parents-fear-halloween-candy/

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Final Programme SSSI 2019 in New York City – #sssi #sociology

Click Here for the Detailed SSSI 2019 Program For the detailed program (pdf) please click HERE! Program Planning Committee Stacey Hannem, Vice President SSSI, Wilfrid Laurier University (Chair) Thaddeus Muller, Past-Vice President SSSI, Lancaster University Tim Hallett, Vice President elect … Continue reading

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The George Herbert Mead Award for Lifetime Achievement #sssi #sociology

The George Herbert Mead Award for Lifetime Achievement is given annually to recognize a scholar’s career contributions to the field of symbolic interactionism. Nominations are also open to those who have proposed scholars in the recent past, but a new nomination with supporting … Continue reading

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Registration for 2019 Annual Meetings of #SSSI is Open #sociology #conferences

Information about the 2019 Annual Meetings of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) can be found on the Society’s website. Registration for the Conference is now open. Please use the following link to register. https://form.jotform.com/70505517214246

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