Montreal 2017

Join the Sociology of Medical Education Interest Group for our second annual ASA Meet-up! Last year’s gathering in Seattle was a huge success and we would love to see you again this year. Please bring any interested colleagues and students!

Our event will take place on Saturday, August 12th following the Medical Sociology Section Reception. Please join us from 8pm at gaZette Restaurant and Lounge, located in the Westin Montreal.

The Westin Montreal is near the Palais des Congres. For more information, please visit:

Please contact Alexandra Vinson ( if you have questions about the event or would like to be added to the Sociology of Medical Education mailing list. ​

Regular Session on Gender & Work
Tuesday, Aug. 15.  2:30 -4:10 PM.
Palais des congrès de Montréal, Level 5, 512D

Gendered barriers and opportunities continue to shape the experience of women and men workers and the structural and cultural contexts of workplaces. This session contains six papers with fresh analyses of these issues in occupations that vary in their degree of precarity, professionalization, and gender segregation. Read More

Economic Sociology Sections Issues Call for Junior Faculty and Graduate Students to Sign Up in Advance for Professional Development Sessions During the Economic Sociology ASA Roudtable Session, Sunday, August 13, 8:30 a.m.

 The Economic Sociology Section Council is pleased to announce Economic Sociology Mentoring Roundtables, to take place at the upcoming ASA Meetings in Montreal this August. The program will feature professional development roundtables for graduate students and junior faculty around the following topics:

  • Table 22:Journal article publishing
  • Table 23: Book publishing
  • Table 24: Navigating the job market
  • Table 25: General professional advice

These sessions have been designed to give graduate students and junior faculty opportunities to meet faculty mentors outside their home institutions and strengthen their professional development networks. The sessions will take place during the Economic Sociology Roundtable Session on Sunday, August 13th from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Palais des congress de Montréal, Level 5, 517B.

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Department of Sociology at the University of Essex, in association with Sage Publishing, is holding a Cocktail Reception at Pointe-à-Callière Museum, 10 minute walk from the Conference Center and a great location.

Essex is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of its Summer School, and Sage the launching of its Research Methods: Video Collection, to which several Essex Sociologists have contributed.

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