Category Archives: SSSI

CfP Special Issue “Celebrating and Interrogating the Blumerian Legacy” #sssi #sociology #SymbolicInteraction

Special Issue Call For Papers Jacqueline Low and Gary Bowden (Eds.) Celebrating and Interrogating the Blumerian Legacy   Deadline to Submit Papers: September 30, 2019   As we mark the 50th  Anniversary of the publication of Blumer’s (1969) pivotal work … Continue reading

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SSSI Annual Meetings 2019 – Call for Abstracts and sessions #sssi #sociology

Dear Colleagues and a Friends Abstract submissions for the 2019 SSSI Annual Meetings in New York City are also due on April 1, 2019. https://sites.google.com/site/sssinteraction/home/conferences-events/2019-annual-meetings-of-sssi   I have already received some excellent and interesting abstracts and am getting very excited for the … Continue reading

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SSSI Awards – Call for Nominations #sssi #sociology

Dear Colleagues and Friends,  This is just a friendly reminder that nominations for the SSSI awards are due on March 30: For more information head over the the SSSI website:https://sites.google.com/site/sssinteraction/home/sssi-awards Best wishes, Stacey     Stacey Hannem, PhD Associate Professor & … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction Vol.42/1 – Thematic Issue ‘Technology, the Internet, and Social Media’ #sssi #sociology

We have jus published the latest issue of Symbolic Interaction (Vol 42/1). This issue of our journal is a Thematic Issue concerned with “Technology, the Internet and Social Media”. It includes Scott Harris’ introduction followed by 6 research articles, a review … 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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CfP SSSI Annual Meetings 2017

The Call for Papers for the 2017 SSSI Annual meetings has just been published on our website. For the call, please go here: https://sites.google.com/site/sssinteraction/home/conferences-events/sssi-annual-Conference/sssi2017-cfp

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The Theoretical Intersection of Science and Music – An Abstract

In this post, Dr. Joseph Kotarba shares the abstract from a recent keynote talk he gave in Bulgaria at the Seventh Annual Conference of the ESSSI and will elaborate on as well at the upcoming SSSI annual meetings.   The … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Concerts

It is late on a Friday night in a darkened room in the back of a bar where people stand packed together as the sounds of guitars, bass, and drum kits radiate through the room. The third band – the … Continue reading

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SSSI Notes 2015 Vol.44/1 is out – #sssi

Download the latest issue of SSSI Notes, the Society’s Newsletter by clicking on the image below:

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Preliminary Programme for SSSI Annual Conference 2015 in Chicago #sssi

Dear fellow interactionists, I am very happy to provide a preliminary schedule for the 2015 SSSI annual conference this August in Chicago, Illinois, on the theme of Symbolic Interaction and Public Sociology.  Many thanks to the session chairs for their … Continue reading

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SSSI NOTES – Call for Submissions #sssi

New Deadline: June 21st    The next issue of SSSI Notes will be available by the end of June. If you have any announcements about books, conferences, grants, awards, related organizations, or other relevant information please send a short description … Continue reading

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ESSSI2015 – Extension of Deadline for Submission – June 1st.

WORKING THE INTERACTIONIST TRADITION Contributions, Legacies, and Prospects The University of Salford, Manchester MediaCityUK Campus 29–31 July 2015 http://www.salford.ac.uk/esssi2015/home We welcome submissions from scholars using interactionist approaches in established fields including communication, crime and deviance, education, embodiment, emotion, health and … Continue reading

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Now on Early View: Review of Kotarba’s Baby Boomer Rock ‘n’ Roll Fans #sssi #music #sociology #bookreview

Gretchen Larsen’s (University of Durham, UK) review of Joe Kotarba’s “Baby Boomer Rock ‘n’ Roll Fans: The Music Never Ends” has just been published on Early View. Larsen’s focuses her review on the question that is central to Kotarba’s book … Continue reading

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Quick note on the Blog #sssi

When we started this blog 18 months ago or so, the idea was to provide a site where SSSI could publicise and disseminate information about information in a more dynamic way than through a website. As you know the SSSI-blog runs … Continue reading

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Music Book wins Cooley Award 2014 – Rock ‘n Roll Joe Kotarba! #sssi

We congratulate Joe Kotarba for winning the 2014 Charles Horton Cooley Award for Best Book: Baby Boomer Rock ‘n’ Roll Fans. The award is annually presented by the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction.

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#SSSI Music Blog Needs Help!

If one of your research areas is the sociology of music, please consider becoming a blogger for our SI Music Blog (https://sssimusic.wordpress.com/). We are looking for someone who is willing to post news and announcements, reports of events, book tips … Continue reading

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Reflections on Couch-Stone 2014 by William Ryan Force

When I learned that Couch-Stone 2014 would take place within about 60 hours between a Thursday evening and Saturday afternoon in San Marcos, Texas, my first concern was that I would have no time to indulge in the local culture … Continue reading

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From what sources do young people learn about new music?

I am teaching my soc of pop music course this summer online.  I want todedicate a forum discussion to the following question:  From what sourcesdo young people learn about new music?  Back in the early days of rock ‘n’roll, it … Continue reading

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