Category Archives: Interactionism

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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SSSI Notes Winter 2013/2014 is out!

Dear SSSI Members and Future Members of SSSI, the Winter 2013/2014 Newsletter SSSI Notes has just been published. It is attached here SSSINotes-Winter-2013-Vol42 and can also be found on our website . The Newsletter includes information on forthcoming conferences and … Continue reading

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The Herbert Blumer Graduate Student Paper Award

The Herbert Blumer Graduate Student Paper Award is open for Submission. Please check for details here.

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Special Issue on Erving Goffman

Symbolic Interaction has just published a Special Issue on Erving Goffman. The Special Issue contains the following papers:   Foreword to Special Issue on Erving Goffman (page 1) Robert Dingwall   Interfacing Biography, Theory and History: The Case of Erving … Continue reading

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CfP for a 2nd Special Issue of Studies in Symbolic Interaction: “Radical Interactionism” from Norman K. Denzin

Call for Papers for a second special issue of Studies in Symbolic Interaction on: “Radical Interactionism” from Norman K. Denzin, the series’ founding editor In response to the great excitement and unprecedented interest that Studies in Symbolic Interaction’s special issue, … Continue reading

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Couch-Stone Symposium: “Symbolic Interactionism Takes on Music” (March 27-29, 2014)

Couch-Stone Symposium: “Symbolic Interactionist Takes on Music” March 27-29, 2014  Texas State University San Marcos, Texas The Center for Social Inquiry and the Department of Sociology at Texas State University are hosting an intimate symposium focused specifically on music.  There … Continue reading

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Conference – Goffman and the Interaction Order: 30 years on

“I have no universal cure for the ills of Sociology. A multitude of myopias limit the glimpse we get of our subject matter” (Erving Goffman, 1983: 2) On September 27th, a conference was held at the University of Cardiff where participants … Continue reading

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SSSI History query/ies

Dear SSSI-lers on sssi-talk a short discussion happened about sources on the history of the Society. A few papers were mentioned. Surely there is more out there. In the response to this query would you please post sources (books, articles, … Continue reading

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Just out! Charles Edgley’: The Drama of Social Life: A Dramaturgical Handbook

A note from Dennis Waskul via SSSI-Talk Friends- It is my pleasure to announce the release of Charles Edgley’s excellent book The Drama of Social Life: A Dramaturgical Handbook in the Interactionist Currents series that I edit with Phillip Vannini.  I’m quite confident that … Continue reading

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Robert Dingwall elected to Council of UK Academy of Social Science

Professor Robert Dingwall, the editor of our journal, has just been elected to the Council of the UK Academy of Social Science for a three-year term.   The UK Academy of Social Science is composed of over 900 individual Academicians and 46 Learned Societies, … Continue reading

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