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About Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction - Blog

The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) is an international professional organization of scholars interested in the study of a wide range of social issues with an emphasis on identity, everyday practice, and language.

Homecoming Queens & the Soundtracking of a Research-based Novel

After first publishing Cigarettes & Wine (see review in Symbolic Interaction) and later beginning my own independent series of sociological and queer based southern stories with Essence, I released my second research-based novel in the Social Fictions Series earlier this month – … Continue reading

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Between the Sounds

The other day I did something I have done many times, but I thought about it more than I normally have, likely because I write this blog and occasionally do some music-related scholarly work nowadays. This leads me to regularly … Continue reading

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Into the Great Wide Open

The title of this post refers to two things in my home office right now. First, I am currently listening to a song by this name by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. I’m currently on a massive Tom Petty kick … Continue reading

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2017 SSSI Annual Conference in Montreal – Final Program – #sociology

Dear Friends and Colleagues the Final Program of our conference in Montreal has just been published on our website. Please follow the link below, have a look at the conference and then join SSSI in Montreal. Beth Montemurro has done a splendid job … Continue reading

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Latest Issue of #SSSI Notes Vol.46(1) – 2017 #sociology

The latest issue of SSSI Notes has been published on our website. Please follow the link below to access the Notes. https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxzc3NpbnRlcmFjdGlvbnxneDpmODU4NTg4N2ZlNmY3YTY Thanks to Will Force for putting the newsletter together once again and to all those of you who … Continue reading

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Gonorrhea on a Gravel Road

Have you ever thought about song lyrics that people mishear?  Have you ever wondered about what such accidental reinterpretations might say?  Have you ever had one of these occasions become an inside joke or other bonding experience? The title of … Continue reading

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Reminder – #SSSI Annual Meeting in Montreal (August 9th to 13th)

Dear SSSI Colleagues: If you have not yet had a chance to look at the preliminary program for the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, I encourage you to do so. You can see … Continue reading

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