ASA highlights

In light of multiple requests for the information, here’s some of the stuff I’m doing next week at the American Sociological Association meetings.

Regular Session. Cultural Hierarchies and Sources of Innovation


Sponsor:

Culture, Sociology of

Schedule Information:

Scheduled Time: Sat, Aug 8 – 4:30pm – 6:10pm Building: Hilton San Francisco
Title Displayed in Event Calendar: Regular Session. Cultural Hierarchies and Sources of Innovation

Session Participants:
Session Organizer: Diane Barthel-Bouchier (Stony Brook University)
Presider: Claudio Ezequiel Benzecry (University of Connecticut)
Cultural Hierarchy in European and U.S. Elite Newspapers, 1955-2005

*Susanne Janssen (Erasmus University-Rotterdam), Giselinde Kuipers (University of Amsterdam), *Marc Verboord (Erasmus University-Rotterdam)

Innovation and Selection: Symphony Orchestras and the Construction of the Musical Canon in the United States

*Pierre A. Kremp (Princeton University)

Styles and Market Structure: The Case of the Fashion Industry

*Frederic Clement Godart (INSEAD), Peter S. Bearman (Columbia University)

The Rise of Geometric Style: The Case of the Arts and Crafts Movement, 1875–1914

*Claude Rubinson (Univ of Arizona)

Discussant: Timothy J. Dowd (Emory University)

This unbelievably awesome panel on Cultural Sociology:

Section on Sociology of Culture Invited Session. The Future of Cultural Sociology: A Conversation
Sponsor:

Section Invited

Schedule Information:

Scheduled Time: Mon, Aug 10 – 10:30am – 12:10pm Building: Hilton San Francisco
Title Displayed in Event Calendar: Section on Sociology of Culture Invited Session. The Future of Cultural Sociology: A Conversation

Session Participants:
Session Organizer: Karen A. Cerulo (Rutgers University)
Leader: Andrew J. Perrin (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Panelist: Karen A. Cerulo (Rutgers University)
Panelist: Joshua Gamson (University of San Francisco)
Panelist: Karin D. Knorr Cetina (University of Chicago)
Panelist: Ann Mische (Rutgers University)
Panelist: Jeffrey Olick (University of Virginia)
Panelist: Michael Schudson (University of California-San Diego)
Panelist: Viviana A. Zelizer (Princeton University)
Abstract:

In this session, we have assembled a number of scholars who study culture from varied perspectives. Led by discussion leader Andy Perrin, these individuals will reflect on the future of culture as a sociological area of study, including participants’ ideas on the most productive areas for forthcoming research.

Gina Neff’s fantastic work on construction:

Model Failure: Assemblages, Performances, and Uneasy Collaborations in Commercial Construction
Individual Submission Type: Paper
Unit / Sub Unit: Section on Communication and Information Technologies / Sociology of Communications and IT
Individual Submission Role: Presenter
In Session Submission: Section on Communication and Information Technologies Paper Session. Sociology of Communications and IT
Scheduled Time: Sat, Aug 8 – 2:30pm – 4:10pm, Building: Parc 55 Hotel

John Krinsky’s work on workfare:

Blocking Blocs: Changing Hegemonies and the Debates over Workfare in New York City, 1993-2000
Individual Submission Type: Paper
Unit / Sub Unit: Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements / Changing Structures: Diachronic Perspectives to Movement Coalitions and Campaigns
Individual Submission Role: Presenter
In Session Submission: Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements Paper Session. Changing Structures: Diachronic Perspectives to Movement Coalitions and Campaigns
Scheduled Time: Sun, Aug 9 – 8:30am – 10:10am, Building: Hilton San Francisco

Laura Carpenter’s presentation:

Table 02. Health and the Media/Health in the Media
Unit / Sub Unit: Section on Medical Sociology / Medical Sociology Refereed Roundtables
Scheduled Time: Sat, Aug 8 – 4:30pm – 6:10pm, Building: Parc 55 Hotel
Session Submission Role: Table Presider
Presenter on individual submission: News Media Constructing Male Circumcision and Female Genital Cutting as Public Health Problems

Shaul Kelner’s new research on Social Movements and Jewry:

Spatial Dimensions of Social Movement Framing: Protest Rituals in the Movement to Free Soviet Jews
Individual Submission Type: Paper
Unit / Sub Unit: Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements / Roundtable Session
Individual Submission Role: Presenter
In Session Submission: Table 10. Space and Place in Politics and Collective Action
Scheduled Time: Sat, Aug 8 – 4:30pm – 6:10pm, Building: Hilton San Francisco

The Vanderbilt collaborative paper on work in music:

Section on Organizations, Occupations, and Work Paper Session. New Occupational Studies
Unit / Sub Unit: Section on Organizations, Occupations, and Work / Sociology of Occupations
Scheduled Time: Mon, Aug 10 – 2:30pm – 4:10pm, Building: Hilton San Francisco
Presenter on individual submission: Artistic Workers and Their American Dreams: A Typology from the Case of Nashville Music Professionals

Here’s my personal presentation schedule:

Section on Sociology of Culture Council and Business Meetings
Unit: Meetings
Scheduled Time: Sun, Aug 9 – 10:30am – 12:10pm, Building: Hilton San Francisco
Session Submission Role: Participant
Section on Sociology of Culture Paper Session. What’s New at the Intersection of Culture and the Economy?
Unit / Sub Unit: Section on Sociology of Culture / What’s New at the Intersection of Culture and the Economy?
Scheduled Time: Mon, Aug 10 – 8:30am – 10:10am, Building: Hilton San Francisco
Session Submission Role: Presider
Table 16. Organizations, Audiences, and Identities
Unit / Sub Unit: Section on Organizations, Occupations, and Work / Organizations, Occupations, and Work Roundtable Sesson (one hour)
Scheduled Time: Tue, Aug 11 – 8:30am – 9:30am, Building: Parc 55 Hotel
Presenter on individual submission: Press Kits and the Myth of Professional Autonomy

Thematic Session. Commerce, Creativity, and Community in the Digital Age
Unit: Thematic Sessions
Scheduled Time: Mon, Aug 10 – 4:30pm – 6:10pm, Building: Hilton San Francisco
Session Submission Role: Panelist


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