ASA 2018 Consumers and Consumption Sessions

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 […]

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ASA 2018 Consumers & Consumption Mini-Conference – Preliminary Schedule

Consuming In, and Consumed By, a Trump Economy *one day pre-American Sociological Association mini-conference* Friday, August 10, 2018, 8:30 am-5:00 pm Rutgers University, Camden, NJ Registration deadline: July 24, 2018 Register here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3433551 Questions? Contact Kate Cairns (kc848@camden.rutgers.edu) or Dan Cook (dtcook@camden.rutgers.edu) Transportation to campus:  From Philadelphia, use PATCO to get to Camden. www.ridepatco.org.  Campus is located […]

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Register for the 2018 ASA Consumers and Consumption Mini-Conference!

Registration is now live for the ASA 2018 Consumers and Consumption mini-conference: “Consuming in, and Consumed By, a Trump Economy,” August 10, 2018 at Rutgers University-Camden. Join us for an exciting day of scholarship and discussion about the politics of consumption in this moment. Please register online before July 10 so that we have adequate time to […]

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Announcing our keynote panel on “Inequality in Trump’s America”

We are excited to announce the keynote panel for our upcoming mini-conference on August 10, 2018 at Rutgers University-Camden. The conference will open with a dynamic panel on “Inequality in Trump’s America,” featuring sociologists Yasemin Besen-Cassino, Ashley Mears and Frederick Wherry. Panelists will weigh in on the place of consumers and consumption research in the […]

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CFP: ‘Alternatives to Capitalism’ – SASE Research Network Conference Doshisa University Kyoto (Japan), 23-25 June 2018

‘Alternatives to Capitalism’ SASE Research Network Conference Doshisa University Kyoto (Japan), 23-25 June 2018 CALL FOR PAPERS: SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SOCIO-ECONOMICS (SASE) ANNUAL CONFERENCE, JUNE 23-25, 2018, DOSHISA UNIVERSITY, KYOTO (JAPAN) ALTERNATIVES TO CAPITALISM RESEARCH NETWORK DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS AND SESSION PROPOSALS (MAX 500 WORDS): JANUARY 29, 2018 ************** The theoretical foundations of […]

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CFP: “Consuming In, and Consumed By, a Trump Economy”

CALL FOR PAPERS “Consuming In, and Consumed By, a Trump Economy” *one-day pre-American Sociological Association mini-conference* Friday, August 10, 2018, 8:30 am-4:00 pm Rutgers University, Camden, NJ PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR BRIEF ABSTRACTS OF PRESENTATIONS! The Consumers and Consumption section of the American Sociological Association (ASA) is excited to host a one-day conference on Friday, August […]

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CFP — Eating for Change: Global and Local Perspectives on Food and Transformation

CFP — Eating for Change: Global and Local Perspectives on Food and Transformation Wednesday, May 16 2018 | SS&H 273 University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA Call for Papers: Transformation is inherent in food as a material substance. Wheat, for instance, is transformed into flour and flour into bread, a […]

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Submit to Consumers & Consumption sessions at ASA 2018

Doing research on consumers and consumption? We want to hear from you! The Consumers and Consumption section of the ASA is looking forward to receiving submissions to our 4 sessions at this summer’s 113th American Sociological Association Conference in Philadelphia (August 11th-14th, 2018 ). Sessions: Regular session: Consumers and Consumption (organizer: Cassi Pittman, clpittman@gmail.com) Section session: New Approaches […]

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CFP: CHILD AND TEEN CONSUMPTION 2018

The 8th International Child and Teen Consumption Conference will be held at the University of Poitiers in Angoulême, France, April 3-6, 2018. Whilst the 8th conference will aim to continue interdisciplinary research and dialogue on broad themes related to children and young people as consumers, the theme of the 2018 conference will be « Cultural […]

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