Latest SSSP News

July 18, 2024

Third Conference on Academic Freedom in the Americas

Save the date! The Third Conference on Academic Freedom in the Americas will be held on November 20 & 21, 2024 at the University of Notre Dame (Washington, DC campus). Stay tuned for more information and learn more about CAFA’s work here.

07/18/2024, 11:30 AM

 

July 17, 2024

Membership and Outreach Spotlight: Dr. Andrea D. Miller

I hope all of you were able to celebrate Pride in your own way this June. As we head into July, please take a moment to peruse the online preliminary program. With Pride on my mind, I can’t wait to check out Session 22 devoted to “Sexualities!” and Session 65 “Teaching Sexualities in the Classroom and Community.” What about you? What are you looking forward to? Drop it in the comments! See you in a month at the Annual Meeting!

07/17/2024, 08:36 AM

 

July 10, 2024

SSSP Pre-Conference Discussion of the Anti-Harassment Policy (Registration Deadline: July 16)

The anti-harassment committee is hosting its second virtual discussion session this summer (Wednesday, July 24, 3:00-5:00 PM EDT) in preparation for our annual meeting. Members will discuss the SSSP anti-harassment policy and reporting processes and participants will learn about bystander/upstander responses and basic principles of advocacy. Participants will consider various scenarios of harassing behaviors and will work together to develop strategies to both prevent and respond to forms of harassment.

Register online  

Please contact the Anti-Harassment Committee Chair, Sarah Jane Brubaker, with any questions at sbrubaker@vcu.edu.

07/10/2024, 08:56 AM

 

July 09, 2024

2024 SSSP Proposed Resolutions

SSSP resolutions constitute an important opportunity for SSSP to take positions on a wide range of social issues, thereby creating a channel for greater visibility and more direct influence upon a variety of “publics,” i.e., fellow activists, scholars, students, decision-makers, social action groups, voters, and others. All current members are invited to review and comment on the 2024 proposed resolutions until July 15.

07/09/2024, 02:30 PM

 

July 03, 2024

Stay at the SSSP Conference Hotel

Book your room at the conference hotel, the Le Centre Sheraton Montréal Hotel, and enjoy our discounted room rate of $275 (CAD) plus tax, per night. For reservations by phone, call toll-free 1-800-325-3535. Reservations must be confirmed by July 8 to guarantee our negotiated group rate. Reservations received after or if the room block is filled prior to that date, are subject to availability or increased rate.

07/03/2024, 04:12 PM

 

July 01, 2024

SSSP Pre-Conference Discussion of the SSSP Anti-Harassment Policy (registration deadline 7/1)

The anti-harassment committee is hosting two virtual discussion sessions this summer (Tuesday, July 9 from 12:00pm-2:00pm and Wednesday, July 24 from 3:00pm-5:00pm (Eastern Time) in preparation for our annual meeting. Members will discuss the SSSP anti-harassment policy and reporting process and participants will learn about bystander/upstander responses and basic principles of advocacy. Participants will consider various scenarios of harassing behaviors and will work together to develop strategies to both prevent and respond to forms of harassment.

Register online at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Hqsxi9UwXbCIxk9VnYarBx79fwwY8ajKvpZbwO5RGpQ/.  

Please contact the Anti-Harassment Committee Chair, Sarah Jane Brubaker, with any questions at sbrubaker@vcu.edu.

07/01/2024, 10:59 AM

 

June 27, 2024

Apply for the SSSP Mentoring Program (deadline 6/30)

The SSSP Mentoring Program is designed to facilitate interaction between members of SSSP. The primary objective of this program is to facilitate connections between mentors and mentees for at least one year (summer 2024–summer 2025). If you are interested in serving as a mentor or being matched with a mentor, complete the online application.

06/27/2024, 08:18 AM

 

June 25, 2024

Apply for the SSSP Meeting Mentor Program (deadline 6/30)

The Meeting Mentor Program is designed to facilitate interaction between new members or graduate students and veterans at the annual meeting. Meeting mentors provide valuable knowledge about the SSSP and annual meeting activities as well as insights into their own experiences as scholar activists. If you are interested in serving as a mentor or being matched with a mentor in Montréal, complete the appropriate online application.

06/25/2024, 08:55 AM

 

June 21, 2024

2024 Proposed By-Laws Amendments Election Open for Voting (voting deadline 7/8)

The 2024 Proposed By-Laws AmendmentsElectionis now open for voting! Current members can login to make their voices heard. The deadline to cast your vote is July 8, 2024.

06/21/2024, 08:45 AM

 

June 20, 2024

2024 SSSP Proposed Resolutions

SSSP resolutions constitute an important opportunity for SSSP to take positions on a wide range of social issues, thereby creating a channel for greater visibility and more direct influence upon a variety of “publics,” i.e., fellow activists, scholars, students, decision-makers, social action groups, voters, and others. All current members are invited to review and comment on the 2024 proposed resolutions until July 15.

06/20/2024, 11:13 AM