Tag Archives: Goffman

CfP – Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) annual meeting 2014

SSSI Annual Meeting August 15-17, 2014 San Francisco, CA Now in its 40th year of activity, the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) will hold its annual meeting on Friday, Aug. 15th – Sunday, Aug 17th, 2014 in San … Continue reading

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new introductory book on Goffman

As the Special Issue of Goffman is developing in Symbolic Interaction, Yves Winkin and Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz have just published a new introductory book on Goffman. Information about the book can be found here    

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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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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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