Category Archives: Announcement

CfP – Special Issue – “Celebrating and Interrogating the Blumerian Legacy” #sssi #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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Jennifer Millard Boyle’s review of “Bikes and Bloomers” by Kat Jungnickel #sssi #materiality #sociology

We have just published Jennifer Millard Boyle’s review of Kat Jungnickel’s “Bikes and Bloomers. Women Inventors and their Extraordinary Cycle Wear” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. SSSI Members can download the review by clicking the image below. To join … Continue reading

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Call for Book Reviewers (Symbolic Interaction) #sssi #sociology

I have received a number of books that I would like to have reviewed in Symbolic Interaction. Please have a look at the images below, check them out at the publishers’ websites and let me know if you would like … Continue reading

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Couch-Stone Symposium 2019 – Des Moines, Iowa, 16 – 18 May #sssi #conference #CfP

TEACHING & SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONISM Couch-Stone Symposium May 16-18, 2019 Des Moines, Iowa Co-Organizers: Laurie Linhart, Des Moines Area Community College David Schweingruber, Iowa State University How should Symbolic Interactionism be taught in the undergraduate classroom? How can the Symbolic Interactionist … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction Vol.41 (4) is Out!

ARTICLES Full Access Deservingness, Deadbeat Dads, and Responsible Fatherhood: Child Support Policy and Rhetorical Conceptualizations of Poverty, Welfare, and the Family Brittany Pearl Battle Pages: 443-464 Abstract Full text PDF Full Access “They Are Just Like You and Me”: Cultivating … Continue reading

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New Article by M.J. Ghidina “Finding God in Grain” #sssi #sociology #religion

We have just published Marcia J. Ghidina’s article “Finding God in Grain: Crop Circles, Rationality, and the Construction of Spiritual Experience” on Early View of Symbolic interaction. Ghidina explores how “believers define crop circles  as spiritual using subjective and normative … Continue reading

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2018 SSSI Award Winners announced! #sssi #sociology

At the Banquet at the 2018 EUSSSI/Couch-Stone Symposium in Lancaster the President of the Society, Thomas DeGloma, presented the Society’s Awards. George Herbert Mead Life-Time Achievement Award: Robert Prus, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies at the … Continue reading

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