Category Archives: Interactionism

2019 EUSSSI Conference in Island (3 to 6 July) – Call for Abstracts #sssi #conference #europe

The Call for Abstracts for the 2019 EUSSSI Conference has been published here https://conference.hi.is/eusssi2019/

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A Quick look back to the History of SSSI #sssi #sociology #history

Almost 20 years ago, in Summer 1997, Symbolic Interaction published a Special Issue (Vol. 20(2)) concerned with the history of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction. The Special Issue co-edited by Michael G. Flaherty and Donna Daren includes 12 essays … Continue reading

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Call for Papers SSSI Notes #sssi #sociology

The next issue of SSSI Notes will be available in mid-March. If you have any announcements about conferences, grants, awards, new publications, related organizations, or other relevant information please send a short description to me via e-mail by Friday, March … Continue reading

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WHY Not Join SSSI? #sociology #sssi

Why not join SSSI? Membership starts at $30 annually. That’s a bargain. You get access to our journal ‘Symbolic Interaction’ and become part of a network of the most friendly and helpful academic colleagues you can imagine. To join, please … Continue reading

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Annual SSSI 2016 Conference in Seattle (CfP) #sssi #sociology

“Environment, Body, and Other Complex Systems in Symbolic Interactionism” The Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction August 19-21, 2016 Seattle, Washington   Conference Theme  The complexities of social life have been interactionism’s playground since the … Continue reading

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SSSI 2016 Conference in Seattle, WA #sssi #sociology #interactionism

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SSSI 2015 Award Winners – #sssi #sociology #awards #interactionism

At the Annual Conference in Chicago, the 2015 Award Winners were announced. Please see a list of the winners below. Some pictures from the banquet at the Public Chicago Hotel will be published shortly on our website. Mead Career Award … Continue reading

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Updated #SSSI2015 Program #sociology #sssi

2015 SSSI Annual Meeting Preliminary Program and Details   The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) will hold its annual meeting on August 21–23, 2015 in Chicago Illinois, at the Public Chicago Hotel, a short distance from the … Continue reading

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3 weeks to ESSSI 2015 in Salford #sssi #sociology #conference

In just under 3 weeks the European interactionist community will meet for their annual conference in Salford, near Manchester (Great Britain) – 29 to 31 July. The programme includes keynotes from very well known scholars: Professor Paul Atkinson, Cardiff University … Continue reading

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Award Nominations Needed!

Dear SSSI members, please consider nominating a colleague or two for our annual SSSI awards! The deadline for all nominations in coming up very soon: Monday, March 2, 2015. – Mead Lifetime Achievement Award – Cooley Award for Best Book  … Continue reading

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Working the Interactionist Tradition: Contributions, Legacies and Prospects – Conference in Salford (29-31 July) #sssi #eusssi2015

Working the Interactionist Tradition: Contributions, Legacies and Prospects Conference Website Call for Papers 29 – 31 July 2015 University of Salford, Manchester The University of Salford is proud to  host the 6th European  Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction … Continue reading

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#SSSI Call for Session Proposals – Annual Meeting 2015

Dear SSSI members, I have two announcements today: The deadline to submit session proposals for our next annual conference in Chicago (2015) is coming up very soon, December 1. Please send a title, a short abstract describing your proposed session, … Continue reading

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Fall 2014 SSSI Newletter – SSSI Notes Fall 2014

The 2014 Fall newsletter SSSI Notes has been published on the website of the Society. You can also download it SSSI Notes – Fall 2014. Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction

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Book Review ‘Understanding Drug Worlds’ by Arthur McLuhan out on Early View

In 2012 Patricia Adler, Peter Adler and Patrick O’Brien published “Drugs and the American Dream: An Anthology” with John Wiley & Sons. This edited volume now has been reviewed by Arthur McLuhan who describes the anthology as “a most enabling anthology … Continue reading

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Call for Contributions to SSSI Newsletter – SSSI Notes #sssi

The November issue of SSSI Notes will be available in early November. If you have any announcements about books, conferences, grants, awards, related organizations, or other relevant information please send a short description to my editorial assistant, Melina Constantine Miseo … Continue reading

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Was G.H. Mead familiar with Virginia Woolf’s novel “To the Lighthouse” (1927)?

When reading Virginia Woolf’s novel “To the Lighthouse” (1927) Tom Scheff noticed similarities with the process of role taking as discussed by George Herbert Mead. He therefore wonders whether any Mead Scholar might know if Mead was familiar with Woolf’s … Continue reading

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SSSI Notes – 2014 Newsletter

Dear SSSI Member, Future SSSI-Members and All, William Ryan Force has put together the  latest edition of SSSI Notes, our society’s newsletter. The newsletter contains reports from the Couch-Stone Symposium in Texas and SSSI sessions at the conference of the Pacific … Continue reading

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SSSI 2014 Conference in San Francisco – August 15th to 18th

The SSSI 2014 Conference in San Francisco is approaching. It will be held at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. Patrick Williams, the Vice-President of the Society, has put together a fantastic programme which can be downloaded here. As in the … Continue reading

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Reflections on Couch-Stone 2014 by William Ryan Force

Originally posted on Symbolic Interaction Music Blog:
When I learned that Couch-Stone 2014 would take place within about 60 hours between a Thursday evening and Saturday afternoon in San Marcos, Texas, my first concern was that I would have no…

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Symbolic Interactionism on Wikipedia

I know many of us have reservations against wikipedia but students and other people do use it, often as first point of call. I just had a quick look through the Symbolic Interactionism entry and see various points where it could … Continue reading

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