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Join us for the Annual Meeting in Montreal!

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The 2017 ASA Annual Meeting Schedule is now available.

Our section day is Saturday August 12 . The first event is a paper presentation session:

064. Section on Consumers and Consumption. Race, Ethnicity and Inequality in Consumer Culture Palais des congrès de Montréal, 512C Session Organizer: Juliet B. Schor, Boston College

Black American Dreams: An Examination of Black’s Aspirational Consumption. Cassi L. Pittman, Case Western Reserve University

Constructing and Contesting the “Holy Land”: Christian Pilgrimage as a Multifaceted Social Phenomenon. Roger Baumann, Yale University

Key Changes: Record Store Failure in Chicago, Milwaukee, and Detroit, 1970 – 2010. Thomas Anthony Calkins, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Who Owns the Co-op? Race, Class, and Symbolic Boundaries at a Food Co-operative. Sonita Moss, University of Pennsylvania

Discussant: Sofya Aptekar, University of Massachusetts-Boston

Roundtable Session at 4:30. We have three great tables organized: Culture and Consumption, Food and Consumption and Change and Stability and Consumption. Location: Palais des congrès de Montréal, Level 5, 520A.

Business meeting is at 5:30; Reception at 6:30

We will be holding a joint reception with Economic Sociology this year. And this year we are in the conference venue—Palais des congrès de Montréal, 520A J

Finally, on Sunday there are two Regular Sessions on Consumption:

280. Regular Session. Ethics, Localism, and Food ConsumptionSun, August 13, 10:30am to 12:10pm, Palais des congrès de Montréal, Level 5, 512G

281. Regular Session. Advertising and Consumption. Sun, August 13, 2:30 to 4:10pm, Palais des congrès de Montréal, Level 5, 512F

We look forward to seeing you in August!

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