Sociology of Medical Education Interest Group ASA Meet-up

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. ​

ASA Item of Interest: Regular Session on Gender & Work

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. Continue reading “ASA Item of Interest: Regular Session on Gender & Work”

Call for Participants: Professional Development Sessions During Economic Sociology ASA Roundtables

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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Call for Abstracts: 2017 Junior Theorists Symposium

2017 Junior Theorists Symposium
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
August 11, 2017

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 20, 2017

We invite submissions of extended abstracts for the 11th Junior Theorists Symposium (JTS), to be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on August 11th, 2017, the day before the annual meeting of the AmericanSociological Association (ASA). The JTS is a one-day conference featuring the work of up-and-coming sociologists, sponsored in part by the Theory Section of the ASA. Since 2005, the conference has brought together early career-stage sociologists who engage in theoretical work, broadly defined.

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