SSSP 2020 Annual Meeting

2020 Annual Meeting Program Schedule

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Thursday, August 6
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
11:45 AM - 4:45 PM
Friday, August 7
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM
  • Committee Meeting: Permanent Organization and Strategic Planning Committee, 2019-20 & 2020-21
8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
  • Committee Meeting: C. Wright Mills Award Committee, 2019-20
  • Committee Meeting: Kathleen S. Lowney Mentoring Award Committee, 2019-20
  • Session 001: Geographies of Injustice: Environmental Destruction in Peripheral Countries/Areas
  • Session 002: Care Economy, Care Work, and Disability in the Workplace
  • Session 003: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Law and Injustice
  • Session 004: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Youth, Aging, and Life Course Theory - Research, Practice, and Policy
  • Session 005: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Examining Gender through Method and Methodology
  • Session 006: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: The Organizational Dynamics of Racial/Ethnic Inequality
  • Session 007: Subversive and Embodied Sexualities
  • Session 008: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Using Qualitative Research as a Tool for Community Change
  • Session 009: Beyond Dreaming the Future of Disability Research
  • Session 010: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Dismantle or Reform? Making Meaningful Change in Political and Social Systems
  • Session 011: Educating in the 21st Century Context: Cultural Problems and Solutions
  • Session 012: Crime, Delinquency and Substance Abuse
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
  • Committee Meeting: Council of Division Chairpersons, 2019-20 & 2020-21
  • Committee Meeting: Editorial and Publications Committee 2019-20 & 2020-21
  • Committee Meeting: Membership and Outreach Committee, 2019-20 & 2020-21
  • Committee Meeting: Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship Committee, 2019-20
  • Committee Meeting: Thomas C. Hood Social Action Award Committee, 2019-20
  • Session 013: Intersectional Analysis: Identities of Race, Class and Sexuality in Varying Spaces
  • Session 014: Gender and Work
  • Session 015: Intersections of Sport, Leisure, and the Body
  • Session 016: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Pollution and Public Health in Low Income Communities
  • Session 017: Sex Work and Justice
  • Session 018: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Expanding Parent-Child Care: New Opportunities for Social Problems Theorizing
  • Session 019: Collective Trauma and Resilience
  • Session 020: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Bringing the Hope Back In: Social Movement and Community Participation as Pedagogy
  • Session 021: Education, Activism, and Policy
  • Session 022: Cannabis Consumption: Medicalization, Legalization, and Capitalism
12:30 PM - 2:10 PM
2:30 PM - 4:10 PM
  • Committee Meeting: Council of Division Chairpersons, 2019-20
  • Committee Meeting: Graduate Student Meeting with Student Board Representatives
  • Committee Meeting: Local Arrangements Committee, 2019-20 & 2020-21 (Closed Meeting)
  • Session 032: Environmental Activism
  • Session 033: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Imagining the Other: Classroom Exercises for Teaching Social Empathy and the Sociological Imagination
  • Session 034: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Inequality. Vulnerability. Trauma. Resiliency. Resistance.
  • Session 035: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: The Future of Work and Workers
  • Session 036: Transnational Dynamics of Sexuality and Gender
  • Session 037: Doing the Work: Avoiding Replicating Systems of Oppression in Academia
  • Session 038: Hopeful Interventions in Families
  • Session 039: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Dreaming Transformation: How Social and Drug Policies Can Create a Just and Humane Society
  • Session 040: Education, Politics, and Policy: Higher Education
  • Session 041: Migration, Immigration, Community, and Sanctuary Spaces
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM
4:30 PM - 6:10 PM
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 8
8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
  • Committee Meeting: Accessibility Committee, 2019-20
  • Committee Meeting: Revenue Generating Committee, 2019-20
  • Session 053: #NextGenBlackSoc: Exploring the Research of Emerging Black Sociologists
  • Session 054: Counter-Narratives - The Youth and Young Adult Experience of Failure and Success
  • Session 055: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Outsider Voices Transforming Education
  • Session 056: New Work in Social Problems Theory
  • Session 057: Transnational Mobilization of Hope and Social Change
  • Session 058: Wrongful Convictions and Post-Exoneration Experiences
  • Session 059: Parity and Equity in Health and Disability
  • Session 060: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Gendered Politics
  • Session 061: Green Gentrification and Food Justice
  • Session 062: Demystifying Drug Use: Pleasure, Benefit Maximization, and Fun
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
12:30 PM - 2:10 PM
  • Committee Meeting: Budget, Finance, and Audit Committee, 2020-21
  • Divisional Meeting: Social Problems Theory
  • Session 074: Cultivating Hope: Urban Agriculture, Local Food, and Food Justice in the Bay Area – Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Field Trip
  • Session 075: The Key to Mentoring
  • Session 076: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Sociology and Social Work: Embedded Tensions
  • Session 077: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Toolkits for Social Action and Change: Organizing on Campus, in the Community and Beyond
  • Session 078: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Global
  • Session 079: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Health
  • Session 080: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Sexuality on the Edge
  • Session 081: Entrepreneurial Labor: Toward Future Work
  • Session 082: The Color of the Class: Imagining Anti-Racist Political and Economic Change
  • Session 083: Exploring Political Problems and Theory Construction
  • Session 084: Education and Disability
  • Session 085: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Migrant Families and Dreaming Transformation
  • Session 086: Gentrification and Community Responses
  • Session 087: Health Services and Health Policies: Transforming Institutions
2:30 PM - 4:10 PM
  • Committee Meeting: Committee on Social Action, 2019-20
  • Session 088: The Academic Job Market
  • Session 089: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Families
  • Session 090: Networking Event: Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Publishing
  • Session 091: Global Health Challenges
  • Session 092: Cultivating Hope: Urban Agriculture, Local Food, and Food Justice in the Bay Area – Panel Discussion
  • Session 093: Religion and Transnational Contexts
  • Session 094: Revisiting the Sociological Imagination: Theory and Practice
  • Session 095: Educating in the 21st Century Context: Structural Problems and Solutions
  • Session 096: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Racial Capitalism: Past, Present, and Future
  • Session 097: Race and Community Justice Practices and Policies
  • Session 098: Violence, Health, and Policy
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 9
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
  • Session 101: Money, Morals, and Sport
  • Session 102: The Social and Political Dimensions of Trauma
  • Session 103: There is Hope: Advances in Research, Intervention, and Policy regarding Social Determinants of Health
  • Session 104: International Criminal Justice
  • Session 105: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Technology and Justice
  • Session 106: Coalition vs. Competition: Building a Model of Collaborative Scholarship
  • Session 107: Activist Café: Community Activists and Scholars in Dialogue that Promotes Collaboration
  • Session 108: Politics, Gender, and Racial and Ethnic Minorities
  • Session 109: Building Pathways for Social Justice: Investigations into Educational Institutions II
  • Session 110: Violent Crime in Urban Spaces
  • Session 111: Queer Places Make Queer Communities
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
  • Session 112: Disability, Family, and Care
  • Session 113: Innovative Teaching Strategies in Social Theory & Social Problems
  • Session 114: Embodying Societal Expectations, Structural Barriers, and Scientific Pursuit in Maternal and Reproductive Health
  • Session 115: Green New Deal: Envisioning Transformational Change
  • Session 116: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Small Wins: Institutional Ethnography, Social Work, and Social Welfare
  • Session 117: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Space, Migration, and the (Trans)Formation of Global Inequality
  • Session 118: Victims and Survivors: Bullying and Harassment among Diverse Populations
  • Session 119: Author Meets Critics: You Don't Look Like a Lawyer: Black Women and Systemic Gendered Racism
  • Session 120: Homelessness, Gentrification, and Racial Futures in the Bay Area
  • Session 121: Education, Politics, and Policy: K-12 Education
  • Session 122: Drug Use and Intersecting Social Disadvantage
  • Session 123: Making Queer Lives Pleasurable
12:30 PM - 2:10 PM
  • Committee Meeting: Program Chair(s) 2020-21 Meeting with the President, Administrative Officer, and IT Specialist (Closed Meeting)
  • Session 124: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Classroom Technologies: Implications for Teaching Social Problems and Social Change
  • Session 125: The Social Organization of Knowledge
  • Session 126: Building Hope around Health: Challenges and New Directions
  • Session 127: Theorizing Transformation II
  • Session 128: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Rekindling Hope: Anti-Violence, Restorative Justice, and Criminal Justice Reform
  • Session 129: Disability Justice
  • Session 130: Breaking the Silence: Marginalized Groups in Organizations
  • Session 131: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: The End of White World Supremacy: Time for Radical Race, Class, and Gender Transformation
  • Session 132: Migration, Immigration, Community, and Sanctuary Spaces II
  • Session 133: Hope and Radical Transformation in Higher Education
  • Session 134: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Gender and Crime
  • Session 135: Gender, Sexuality, and the Law
2:30 PM - 4:10 PM
  • Committee Meeting: Council of Division Chairpersons and Program Co-Chairs, 2020-21
  • Session 136: Labor in the Global Supply Chain
  • Session 137: Climate Change, Families, Governance, and Activism
  • Session 138: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Shifting Dynamics: Race, Ethnicity, Community Identity, and Political Power
  • Session 139: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Within and Beyond #MeToo
  • Session 140: Shame, Stigma, and Society
  • Session 141: Diversity in Organizations: Going from Well-Meaning to Actual Doing
  • Session 142: Representation and Intersectionality in the College Classroom
  • Session 143: Social Determinants of Drinking and Drug Use
  • Session 144: Disability and Media: Inclusion, Access, and Representation
4:30 PM - 6:10 PM
  • Session 145: The Social Organization of Knowledge II
  • Session 146: Power, Politics, and Family in the Global Context
  • Session 147: Tourism, Culture, and Environment
  • Session 148: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Teaching Hope, Opportunity, and Change-Empowering Faculty and Students through Pedagogy and Practice
  • Session 149: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Pathways to Reentry
  • Session 150: Geography, Inequalities, and Mental Health
  • Session 151: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: The Feminist Sociological Imagination in Transformation
  • Session 152: Hope in Housing: Innovative Strategies to Deal with Rent Arrears, Eviction, and Other Housing Issues
  • Session 153: How Technology is Transforming Education
  • Session 154: Drugs and the Sociological Imagination: Implications for Theory and Policy