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Archives - June 2018

June 28, 2018

Share Your Accomplishments

Have you received a promotion?  Published an article or book?  Please share your recent accomplishments:

06/28/2018, 09:05 AM


June 26, 2018

June 26: Annual Meeting Mobile App

The SSSP 68th Annual Meeting is almost here! 

Haven’t registered?  Rates go up on July 16th.  Register now to take advantage of pre-registration rates.

And if you haven’t already, download the mobile app.  Check out the planned sessions, speakers, and exhibits, build your schedule, and receive communications and updates from SSSP as we finalize the program.

Downloading the app is easy!

SEARCH: The App Store or Google Play for “SSSP Events

SCANUse a QR code scanner on your mobile device to quickly find the SSSP Events App.

For all other device types: (including Blackberry, Windows and other web browser-enabled devices): point your mobile browser to

Questions?  Please contact Rachel Cogburn at

We can’t wait to see you in Philadelphia!







06/26/2018, 08:56 AM


June 22, 2018

Be a Mentor or Be Mentored—Deadline June 30

The SSSP Meeting Mentor Program is designed to facilitate interaction between new members or graduate students and meeting veterans at the Annual Meeting.  Mentors provide valuable knowledge about the SSSP and Annual Meeting activities as well as insight into their own experiences as scholar activists.  To serve as a mentor or to be matched with a mentee, visit:

06/22/2018, 07:58 AM


June 20, 2018

Why stay at the SSSP Convention Hotel?

You’ll not only be at the center of all the events at the Annual Meeting, but you’ll also be helping to fund SSSP’s mission,
The cut-off date for the SSSP’s group rate is July 23, 2018.  To learn more visit:

06/20/2018, 08:33 AM


June 15, 2018

June 15: Few Tickets Remaining for Optional Walking Tours

In addition to all of the exciting sessions, panel discussions, and events, we are pleased to offer a chance for our attendees to discover things about the City of Brotherly Love by joining a walking tour. There are a limited number of tickets remaining for the Ghetto to Gayborhood” and “Raising a Glass to Prohibition” walking tours. Click the links below for more information and to secure your ticket today!

Register here

06/15/2018, 11:58 AM


June 14, 2018

Call for Nominations for the SSSP 2019 General Election

Nominations remain open for candidates to run in the SSSP 2019 General Election (deadline 6/15).  For more information, visit:

06/14/2018, 09:09 AM


June 12, 2018

Planning Your Philadelphia Visit

If you’re coming to the 2018 Annual Meeting, you’ll want to consult these Welcome to Philadelphia links and our Receptions and Special Events schedule to make sure you don’t miss a thing:

Register here:!/

06/12/2018, 08:44 AM


June 07, 2018

Questions that you may have about the Annual Meeting

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone at the 2018 Annual Meeting, which will confer in a little over two months! Click here for a list of frequently asked (or at least pondered) questions about SSSP Annual Meetings:…but_are_too_embarrassed_to_ask/

06/07/2018, 12:46 PM


June 05, 2018

Make your Hotel Reservation for the Annual Meeting

This year’s Annual Meeting will be held at Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel.  Please consider securing a room in the SSSP room block at our discounted room rate of $175 single/double rate plus tax, per night.  Staying in the conference hotel will be very convenient for you.  To learn more visit:

06/05/2018, 12:20 PM