ASA 2018 Consumers and Consumption Sessions

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ASA is almost here! Our section day is Sunday Aug 12. Please mark your schedule for these events!

8:30 – 10:10 — 2110. Section on Consumers and Consumption. New  Approaches to Inequality and Consumption
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 104B, Level 100, 8:30
Session Organizers: Amanda Koontz, University of Central Florida and Daniel G. Fridman, University of TexasAustin 
Are You Sure You Want that Beer? Gendered Gatekeeping Mechanisms within Craft Beer Culture, Megan Nanney, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Nathaniel Gray Chapman, Arkansas Tech University; John Slade Lellock, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Julie Mikles – Schluterman, Arkansas Tech University 
Food Desert Myths: When Scholarly Consensus and Conventional Wisdom Part Ways Kenneth H. Kolb, Furman University 
Selecting a School in Santiago, Chile: Local Education Markets, Churning, and Social Reproduction via Consumption, Joel P. Stillerman, Grand Valley State University 
The Peruvian Foodie Crowd and the Fields of Ethical Consumption Nino Bariola, University of TexasAustin 
Who Gets What It Takes to be “Culinary Omnivores”? Ruilin Chen, Boston College 
 
10:30 – 12:10 — 2211. Section on Consumers and Consumption. Open Topic on Consumers and Consumption 
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 105AB, Level 100, 10:30am-12:10pm
Session Organizer: Joel P. Stillerman, Grand Valley State University 
How Risky Debt became Ordinary: The Normalization Forex Mortgages in Postsocialist Hungary Lena Pellandini-Simanyi, ELTE; Zsuzsanna Vargha, University of Leicester 
Another Person’s Peril: Proximity Risk, Peanut Allergy, and the Cultural Politics of Shared Spaces Michaela DeSoucey, North Carolina State University; Miranda R. Waggoner, Florida State University 
Taste Regimes and the Construction of Legitimacy for Natural Wine Jennifer Smith Maguire, University of Leicester 
About Us: Authentic Identity Claims of Microbreweries Amanda Koontz, University of Central Florida; Nathaniel Gray Chapman, Arkansas Tech University

12:30 – 1:30 – Section on Consumers and Consumption Refereed Roundtable Session organized by Michelle F. Weinberger, Northwestern University 
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 106AB, Level 100, 12:30-1:30pm

1:30 – 2:10 – Business meeting – all members are most welcome  (Pennsylvania Convention Center, 106AB, Level 1000

730 – 8:30 – Reception. Offsite at Midtown, 114 S 12th Street

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