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Archives - October 2019

October 17, 2019

2019 Annual Meeting Thank you!

Thanks to everyone who helped make the 2019 Annual Meeting such a huge success!  You now have access to the slideshow of photos that were captured during our time in New York City.  We look forward to seeing everyone at next year’s annual meeting in San Francisco.

10/17/2019, 09:00 AM


October 16, 2019

The SSSP 2020 Annual Meeting is now live!

The Call for Papers for the 2020 Annual Meeting is now live!  View the Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards announcement and submit a paper or nominate a book, article, or scholar!  We are exuberant about our 70th Annual Meeting, to be held August 7-9, 2020 at the Park Central Hotel in San Francisco, CA.  This year’s theme selected by President Heather M. Dalmage is Bringing the Hope Back In: Sociological Imagination and Dreaming Transformation.  We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco!

10/16/2019, 08:29 AM


October 15, 2019

SSSP Membership Survey (deadline 10/15/19)

Today is your last chance to provide input on how SSSP is meeting members' needs and fulfilling our mission.  The survey closes at midnight (EDT) today!


Follow this link to the SSSP Membership Survey:

10/15/2019, 02:29 PM


October 14, 2019

SSSP Membership Survey (deadline 10/15/19)

SSSP needs your input!  Please take a few minutes to let us know how we are meeting members needs and fulfilling our mission as a professional academic and social justice organization.

Follow this link to the SSSP Membership Survey:

10/14/2019, 08:42 AM


October 10, 2019

Connect with the SSSP on Social Media

Have you liked the SSSP on Facebook and Twitter yet?  Our social media accounts feature information from the Society as well as relevant news and articles of interest to our members.  Connect with us today to stay up to date on all things SSSP!

10/10/2019, 10:09 AM


October 08, 2019

Renew your SSSP Membership

SSSP membership offers many benefits including access to Social Problems, which consistently ranks among the top journals in the social sciences, according to the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). Stay up to date on the latest news and gain access to a host of professional networking opportunities by clicking here to renew your membership today!

Membership Renewal:

10/08/2019, 01:48 PM


October 03, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 C. Wright Mills Award

Nominations are now open for the 2019 C. Wright Mills Award.  Members of the Society are encouraged to submit letters of nomination for this prestigious annual award.  Self-nominations are acceptable.  Edited volumes, textbooks, fiction and self-published works are not eligible.  Eligible books must be first edition (not a reprint or later edition) and bear a 2019 copyright.  Exceptions may be made for a book bearing a 2018 copyright, but that was not released until 2019 for the first time.  The C. Wright Mills Award, established in 1964, is made annually and carries with it a stipend of $1,000 for the author(s) of the winning book.  The deadline for the 2019 award nominations is December 15, 2019

10/03/2019, 11:54 AM


October 01, 2019

SSSP Membership Survey (deadline 10/15/19)

On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Administrative Office of the SSSP, we request your help in assessing how well the Society is meeting members’ needs and fulfilling its mission as a professional academic and social justice organization. We would be grateful if you would invest 15 minutes or less to complete the survey.  Your responses will be treated confidentially and will not be used to identify you.

Follow this link to the SSSP Membership Survey:

10/01/2019, 05:06 PM