Sociology faculty and student participation in the ASA, SSSP, ABS, SWS and ASR meetings in NYC

American Sociological Association (ASA) Meeting Participation

Session 1204. Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Professional Workshop. URM Faculty’s Feelings about Marginalization, Climate, Aggression, and Resources: Results from a Mixed Methods Study
Sat, August 10, 10:30am to 12:10pm, New York Hilton, Concourse C
Organizer: Roberta Spalter-Roth
Presiders include Roberta Spalter-Roth, Jason Smith**, and Amber Kalb**

Session 1523. Practice Symposium Roundtables
Sat, August 10, 4:30-6:10p, New York Hilton, Regent
Table 6. Sociologists Working in Policy Settings, Presentation: Roberta Spalter-Roth, “Institute for Women’s Policy Research: Working Toward Paid Family and Medical Leave in the United States”

Session 2119. Contingent Faculty in Sociology: Issues, Challenges, Advocacy, and Justice
Sun, August 11, 8:30-10:10a, New York Hilton, Nassau East
Paper presentation, Marisa Allison**, “Where To Go From Here? How Disciplinary Associations Can Better Support Contingent Faculty”

Session 2166. Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Roundtables
Sun, August 11, 8:30-1:10a, Sheraton New York, New York Ballroom West
Presider: Fanni Farago**

Session 2211. Right to Science
Sun, August 11, 10:30a-12:10p, New York Hilton, Madison
Paper presentation: John Dale, “The Digital Transformation of Science in Human Rights Advocacy: Implications for a Sociology of the Human Right to Science”

Session 2317. Combining Work and Family: Advice for those at the Beginning of a Sociology Career
Sun, August 11, 12:30-2:10p, New York Hilton, Murray Hill East
Organizer: Roberta Spalter-Roth

Session 2323. Student Forum Roundtables
Sun, August 11, 12:30-2:10p, New York Hilton, Regent
Table 1. Paper presentation: Maria Valdovinos**, “Articulating a Sociology of Absences in Criminal Justice System Reform Efforts: Evidence and Implications”

Session 2429. Open Refereed Roundtables
Sun, August 11, 2:30-4:10p, New York Hilton, Trianon Ballroom
Paper presentation, Yukiko Furuya**, “Can Girls Become What They Want? - Occupational Gender Segregation, vocational Education, and School mediated Job-search Systems”

Session 3145. Positionality and the Construction of Feministy Theory.
Mon, August 12, 8:30am to 10:10am, Sheraton New York, Gramercy
Organizer: Shannon Davis
Presider: Amber Kalb**
Discussant: Nancy Hanrahan

Session 3251. Section on International Migration Refereed Roundtables
Mon, August 12, 10:30-11:30a, Sheraton New York, Empire Ballroom
Table 17. Paper presentation: Carol Petty**, “Brokers of the ‘Refugee Crisis’: Schools and the Integration Regime in Contemporary Germany”

Session 3416. Cultivating and Sustaining Mentoring Relationships Professional Development Workshop
Mon, August 12, 2:30-4:10p, New York Hilton, Murray Hill West
Workshop Co-Leader: Shannon Davis

Session 3429. Section on Sociology of Education Refereed Roundtables
Mon, August 12, 2:30-3:30p, New York Hilton, Trianon Ballroom
Table 13. Paper presentation: Blake Silver, “Barriers to Belonging: Racial and Ethnic Minority Men in the Social Realm of College”
Table 20. Paper presentation: Katie Kerstetter**, “Growing Healthy Kids: Social and Emotional Learning in a Farm-to-School Program”

Session 3442. South-South Flows in Global Context
Mon, August 12, 2:30-4:10p, Sheraton New York, Murray Hill
Session Organizer: Manjusha Nair
Paper presentation: Manjusha Nair, “Transparent Capital: Indian Textiles, Global Standards, and the Ethiopian State”

Session 3511. Race, Higher Education, and Myths of Affirmative Action
Mon, August 12, 4:30-6:10p, New York Hilton, Madison
Paper presentation: Amaka Okechukwu, “Board Votes and Ballot Initiatives: Racial Political Strategy in Challenges to Affirmative Action and Open Admissions”

Session 4211. Feminist Theory and Institutions
Tue, August 13, 10:30a to 12:10p, New York Hilton, Madison
Organizer: Shannon Davis
Presider: Amber Kalb**

ASA Committee, Task Force, Section Council Participants

Marisa Allison** (Task Force on Contingent Faculty)
Shannon Davis (Committee on Committees, Teaching Sociology Editorial Board, Section on Teaching and Learning Council)
Fanni Farago** (Section on Sociology of Emotions Council)
Roberta Spalter-Roth (Opportunities in Retirement Network)

**Graduate Students (or recent alumni)

Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) Meeting Participation

Session 002. Law and In/Justice: Alt-right and Other Threats to Democracy
Friday, August 9, 8:30a-10:10a, Hudson Suite
Paper presentation: Amaka Okechukwu, “Board Votes and Ballot Initiatives: Racial Political Strategy in Challenges to Affirmative Action and Open Admissions”

Session 034. Transforming Structures of Violence: Human Rights and the Work of Social Justice in Transnational Perspective
Friday, August 9, 12:30p-2:10p, Riverside Suite
Organizer and Presider: John Dale

Session 065: Work in/and Family
Saturday, August 10, 8:30a-10:10a, State Suite
Paper presentation: Shannon Davis, “Households and Work in Their Economic Contexts: State-level Variations in Gendered Housework Performance before, during, and after the Great Recession”

Session 086. Social Problems and the Online Environment
Saturday, Aug 10, 12:30-2:10p, Hudson Suite
Paper presentation: Sean Doody**, “Debating Social Problems on Right-wing YouTube Channels: Using Adorno to Study the Malicious Tactics of Rightist ‘Public Conversation’ Videos”

Session 140: Global
Sun, August 11, 12:30-2:10p, Hudson Suite
Paper presentation: Bradley Williams**, “Audience Matters: Legal Framing and Discursive Opportunity in the Global Protection of Health Professionals in Conflict”
SSSP Committee, Task Force, Section Committee Participants
John Dale (Chair, Translational Initiatives Committee)

Association of Black Sociologists (ABS) Meeting Participation

Session 30. Black & Blue
Friday, August 9, 10:30-11:45a, Park Central Hotel, Grand Ballroom
SPaper presentation: Amaka Okechukwu, “Black Grassroots Responses to Community Safety/Urban”

Session 34. Author Meets Critics: To Fulfill These Rights: Political Struggle Over Affirmative Action and Open Admissions
Friday, August 9, 2:15-3:30p, Park Central Hotel, Grand Ballroom
Author: Amaka Okechukwu

Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) Meeting Participation
Awards Reception

Sunday, August 11, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm, New York Hilton Midtown, Mercury Room
Angie Hattery, Recipient of Distinguished Lecturer Award

Association for the Sociology of Religion (ASR) Meeting Participation

Session: E5, Religion and the Political Economy
Mon, August 12, 4:30p - 6:00p, Park Central New York Hotel, Room: Park I  
Staci Jin-Young Kim
Daesoon Institute of Religion and Culture
The Effect of Competition on Religious Demographics in Korea
Bahar Tabakoglu
New School for Social Research
Engaging Religion in Turkey and India: The Contestation Over Continuity, Rupture and Manifestations 
Joshua Tuttle
George Mason University
Neoliberalism and Evangelicalism in the US: A case study of the Southern Baptist Convention
Gerardo Martí
Davidson College
When Charisma Bankrupts the Church: Understanding the Crystal Cathedral and Robert H. Schuller's Unsustainable, Business-based Church Growth Model