American Sociological Association

Call for Papers: Conferences

IVTH ISA Forum of Sociology

IVTH ISA Forum of Sociology. Consider submitting an English-language abstract for the sessions being organized for the ISA’s forum on “Challenges of the 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality” on July 14-18, 2020, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. While the expansion and the deepening of democratization was taken for granted at the turn of the Millennium, democracy has been at stake in an increasing number of countries, while its key component such as diversity and equal respect for all citizens are threatened.

World Congress on Polish Studies

World Congress on Polish Studies. June 14-16, 2019 at the University of Gdańsk, Poland. Proposals are solicited for complete sessions or individual papers in any of the disciplines in the liberal arts, sciences, or business and economics. The organizers value comparative sessions that place the Polish and East Central European experience in context, so individual papers need not focus specifically on Poland or the Polish diaspora but may include papers on a central topic that focus on other national or regional experiences. The deadline for proposals is March 15, 2019.

The Society for the Study of Social Problems

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) invites submissions for the 69th Annual Meeting, August 9-11, 2019, at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, NY. The program theme selected by President Nancy J. Mezey is “Illuminating the SOCIAL in Social Problems.” SSSP is an interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students interested in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems.

World Congress on Polish Studies

World Congress on Polish Studies. June 14-16, 2019 at the University of Gdańsk, Poland. Proposals are solicited for complete sessions or individual papers in any of the disciplines in the liberal arts, sciences, or business and economics. The organizers value comparative sessions that place the Polish and East Central European experience in context, so individual papers need not focus specifically on Poland or the Polish diaspora, but may include papers on a central topic that focus on other national or regional experiences. The deadline for proposals is March 15, 2019.

46th Annual Western Departments of Anthropology and Sociology Undergraduate Research Conference

46th Annual Western Departments of Anthropology and Sociology Undergraduate Research Conference. April 6, 2019, Santa Clara University. The Santa Clara University Department of Sociology is currently accepting abstract proposals to participate in the Western Departments of Anthropology and Sociology Undergraduate Research Conference which will be held on campus April 6, 2019.

Innovations in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Innovations in the Social Sciences and Humanities. October 4-5, 2019, Ton Duc Thang University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The conference is jointly organized by scholars at international universities: The University of Trieste, Italy; Universität Leipzig, Germany; National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan; University of Warwick, United Kingdom; College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences at Purdue University Northwest, USA; and Ton Duc Thang University, Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Interdisciplinary Conference of the Global Awareness Society International

Interdisciplinary Conference of the Global Awareness Society International. May 24-25, 2019, the Iberostar Club Palmerie Hotel in Marrakech , Morocco. Theme: “Changes, Challenges, and Opportunities in a Global World.” Abstracts are due February 1, 2019 to Dr. Sarah Moore Oliphant, Department of Social Work, University of North Texas. Contact: to Sarah.Oliphant@unt.edu. Conference Proceedings will be published.

Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research

Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research (CPFR), an annual series focusing on cutting-edge topics in family research around the globe, is seeking manuscripts for its 2019 volume focused on the theme “Transitions into Parenthood: Childbearing, Childrearing, and the Changing Nature of Parenting.”The decision to have a child has substantial bearing upon the larger society, particularly regarding population issues.

Journal of Labor and Society

Journal of Labor and Society (LANDS) invites submissions for a special issue on “Feminism and Labor Struggles.” This special issue aims to promote new ways of looking at gender oppression that advance the cause of global equality and social justice from a feminist anti-imperialist and labor internationalist perspective.

South Carolina Sociological Association

South Carolina Sociological Association. February 15-16, 2019. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Theme: “Academic Culture and Culture Wars: Fighting for the Soul of Academia.” A cultural crisis is gripping academia, with negligible learning gains among undergraduates and plummeting faculty morale. Theoretical and empirical articles, as well as state-of-the-discipline reports, are welcome.