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Archives - February 2022
February 24, 2022
Mentors and Mentees Needed for the SSSP Mentoring Program
The Mentoring Program is designed to facilitate interaction between members of SSSP who wish to be paired with a mentor or mentee. The primary objective of this program is to facilitate connections between mentors and mentees for at least 1-year (summer 2022-summer 2023). To become a mentor or mentee, complete the appropriate application form. Application deadline: June 30.
02/24/2022, 12:22 PM
February 22, 2022
Nominate a Colleague for a SSSP Faculty Award
Please consider nominating a colleague for one of the SSSP faculty awards: Arlene Kaplan Daniels Paper Award, Doris Wilkinson Faculty Leadership Award, Joseph B. Gittler Award, Kathleen S. Lowney Mentoring Award, and Lee Founders Award. The deadline for each award is April 15. A description and instructions for nominating can be found at https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/397/Awards/.
02/22/2022, 12:02 PM
February 17, 2022
Travel Funds to Attend the Annual Meeting, application deadline March 15
Submit an application for one of the travel fund awards for the upcoming annual meeting. The Erwin O. Smigel Award Committee announces funds available for unemployed and underemployed sociologists. The Lee Scholar Support Fund Committee announces funds available for non-U.S. based foreign scholars. The Lee Student Support Fund Committee announces funds available for undergraduate and graduate students. The Transnational Initiatives Committee announces funds available for scholars located in the Global South. Application deadline: March 15.
02/17/2022, 09:59 AM
February 16, 2022
February 10, 2022
FREE Virtual International Conference: Reimagining our Worlds from Below: Transnational Conversations on Resistance, Movements, and Transformations
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is hosting a free virtual international conference aimed to provide a platform for scholars, activists, practitioners, students, professionals, governmental entities, non-profit organizations, and members of civil society from all over the world to network, share experiences and learn from one another across boundaries – as we reimagine forms of resistance, movements, and solutions to the unconscionable historic and existential challenges we face on our planet. We warmly invite you to join the conversation on May 18-21, 2022. Participation from the Global South is especially encouraged. Please share this information with organizations, activists, scholars and colleagues, especially those from the Global South and from countries/cultures outside the US, Canada or Europe. For more information about the Call for Submissions (deadline 3/20/22) and the conference model, visit: https://ejcj.orfaleacenter.ucsb.edu/cfp-transnational-conversations/.
02/10/2022, 09:48 AM
February 08, 2022
Free Virtual Talk: Social Differentiation and the Discomfort of Change in Education and Society - 2/24/2022
The American Sociological Association (ASA) in partnership with the District of Columbia Sociological Society (DCSS) is hosting a free virtual talk by ASA President-Elect Dr. Prudence L. Carter on February 24 from 5:30p.m. to 7:00p.m. Eastern Time entitled “Social Differentiation and the Discomfort of Change in Education and Society.” This event is free and open to the public. Please consider joining via Zoom at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85225196808.
02/08/2022, 02:36 PM
February 03, 2022
SSSP Gift Memberships
You can now purchase a gift membership online. Please consider gifting a membership to a graduate student or a non-academic activist – their membership ensures them opportunities for active participation in the Society and its divisions. Should you have questions or encounter a technical error, contact the SSSP IT Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org.
02/03/2022, 08:16 AM
February 01, 2022
African American Policy Forum – Hosted by Professors Valerie Johnson and Jennifer Ruth
State legislatures across the nation have passed legislation barring the teaching of “divisive concepts.” In some states, this legislation excludes teaching about race and gender at the university level. Join AAUP in a discussion on Thursday, February 17, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, about the importance of these resolutions to the preservation of education and why institutions of higher education need to commit to ideologically free classrooms.
02/01/2022, 01:28 PM
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- Reserve your room at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
- Join Us for the 2022 Annual Meeting
- SSSP Mentoring Program—Deadline June 30
- SSSP Joins Scholars-at-Risk
- Tickets Remaining for the Optional Walking Tours
- 2022 Proposed Resolutions
- Call for Nominations for the SSSP 2023 General Election (nomination deadline 6/15)
- SSSP Sociologists in the Public Square
- Review the 2022 Preliminary Program
- Call for Nominations for the SSSP 2023 General Election (deadline 6/15)
- SSSP: Takes Action! Letter to President Raisi (5-15-22)
- SSSP Mentoring Program, deadline June 30
- Reminder: All Program Participants Must Register by June 1
- 2021 C. Wright Mills Award Finalists
- SSSP: Online Preliminary Program is Now Available
- FREE Virtual International Conference: Reimagining our Worlds from Below: Transnational Conversations on Resistance, Movements, and Transformations (May 2022)
- Social Problems Special Issue – Call for Papers: The Racism of Omission, submission deadline: 5/20/22
- Register for the 2022 In-person Annual Meeting
- What are you reading before the summer meeting?
- Two New Kauffman Foundation Paper Awards, nomination deadline April 30