Tag Archives: symbolic interaction

The 38th Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference and Couch-Stone Symposium

Dear Folks,   Please find below the call for papers for the 38th Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference and Couch-Stone Symposium.  You will note that this year the Qualitatives and the Couch-Stone Symposium are paired and we look forward to the wonderful … 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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“Identity’s Moments The Self in Action and Interaction” by Robert S. Perinbanayagam

From time to time we announce new or recent book publications here. Today it’s is Robert S. Perinbanayagam “Identity’s Moments” published with Lexington books in October 2012. The book examines how language contributes to the constitution of self and the presentation of … 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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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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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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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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George Herbert Mead at 150 – Conference 2013

A conference entitled “George Herbert Mead at 150” has been held on April 18-20, 2013 at the University of Chicago to celebrate the 150th birthday of George Herbert Mead.  Born on February 27, 1863, Mead was a pioneering pragmatist philosopher … Continue reading

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