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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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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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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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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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Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) – New Website #sssi

The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction has a new website. Please click HERE or on the image below to visit the site.

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New Special Issue: ‘Special Issue:Celebrating and Interrogating the Blumerian Legacy’ #sssi #sociology #Blumer @sociologylens

Table of Contents INTRODUCTION An Embattled Yet Enduring Influence: Introduction to a Special Issue on Blumerian Symbolic Interactionism Jacqueline Low Gary Bowden Pages: 575-596 ARTICLES The Spirit of Blumer’s Method as a Guide to Sociological Discovery Michael Schwalbe Pages: 597-614 Understanding Everyday … 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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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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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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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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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 … Continue reading

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