Tag Archives: SSSI

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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‘Life off the Grid’ documentary #sssi #sociology #technology

At the SSSI Annual Conference in 2013 Phillip Vannini gave the Distinguished Lecture discussing his project ‘Life Off the Grid’. The documentary based on this project has recently been published and can be rented or bought here – More information … Continue reading

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#SSSI Music Blog Needs Help!

If one of your research areas is the sociology of music, please consider becoming a blogger for our SI Music Blog (http://sssimusic.wordpress.com/). We are looking for someone who is willing to post news and announcements, reports of events, book tips … Continue reading

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Renewing SSSI Membership

Dear Colleagues, If you have had a difficult time renewing membership to SSSI, please let us know what the issues have been and Shannon Canney with Wiley will forward those to the appropriate people to get all glitches in the … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: The Herbert Blumer Graduate Student Paper Award

The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction invites submissions for The Herbert Blumer Graduate Student Paper Award 2014. The committee is chaired by Hans Bakker (hbakker@uoguelph.ca).  The deadline for paper submissions is March 28th, 2014. Further information on the award can … Continue reading

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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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Skype interview with Tom Scheff on Shame

Thomas Scheff, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has recently been interviewed with regards to his long-term research interest in “shame” and its relationship to society. The interview was conducted by Chloe Detrick and is … 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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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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Some impressions of SSSI 2013 in New York

While the European Conference is on its way in Uppsala here are a few pictures from our annual conference in New York. The conference was organised by Kerry Ferris (Northern Illinois University). Apart from a large number of presentations and … Continue reading

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2013 George Herbert Mead Award for Lifetime Achievement

The 2013 George Herbert Mea Award for Lifetime Achievement was presented to Joel Best (University of Delaware). On behalf of the Award Committee Donileen Loseke honoured Joel for his work at the SSSI 2013 conference. “The Society for the Study of Symbolic … Continue reading

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European Studies in Symbolic Interaction Conference 2013

The European Studies in Symbolic Interaction Conference 2013 has just started in Uppsala (Sweden). Some parts of the proceedings are video-recorded. The video-recordings can be watched here http://media.medfarm.uu.se/play/kanal/140

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The Herbert Blumer Graduate Student Paper Award

At the 2013 SSSI Conference in New York the winner of the Graduate Student Paper Award was Announced: The winner is Amanda Gengler, Brandeis University, for her paper: “Keep Your Hope, Keep Your Faith: Hope Work and Emotional Threat Management … 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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New SSSI Music Blog to start soon

We will shortly start a new blog related to symbolic interaction and music. http://sssimusic.wordpress.com/

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New SSSI Officers Elected

Members of SSSI have elected their new officers. Here is a brief list. More comprehensive information will be posted on our website shortly.   Incoming President – Lori Holyfield   Incoming VP – J. Patrick Williams   President-Elect – Maggie … Continue reading

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SSSI Annual Meeting 2013: Program Schedule Version 2.0 (June 20, 2013)

SSSI Annual Meetings August 8-10, 2013 Kerry Ferris, Program Chair (kferris@niu.edu)   **This version of the program incorporates changes and corrections made since the first version was issued. Formatting is off as I am traveling and working via smartphone!  Please … Continue reading

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New SSSI Officers Elected

Members of SSSI have elected their new officers. Here is a brief list. More comprehensive information will be posted on our website shortly.   Incoming President – Lori Holyfield   Incoming VP – J. Patrick Williams   President-Elect – Maggie … Continue reading

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