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Planning your Section's Program for the Annual Meeting


August 20-23, 2016 Seatle, Washington

Section activities are pre-assigned to specific days following a four-year rotation schedule. Section session times on those days will not be finalized until the overall program schedule is completed. All Section program sessions and Council/Business meetings will be scheduled on the assigned days. Sections whose programs are larger than the time slots will have sessions scheduled on neighboring days.

Planning your Program

Section chairs should now report their session plans for the Call for Papers. (Log in  here).  The deadline for reporting session plans is October 22, 2015.

Step 1: Go to the ASA Member Portal ( Log in using your ASA member ID and password.

Step 2: Once logged in, go to the item on the list of resources labeled "Annual Meeting."

Step 3: Click on the item "2016: Section Session Reporting"

Updates will be posted as they arrive.
* Asterisks indicate the number of sessions the section has scheduled for the following day.
~ Tilde indicate the number of sessions the section has scheduled for the previous day.

Day 1

Saturday, August 20
Aging and the Life Course*
Altruism, Morality and Social Solidarity
Asia and Asian America
Children and Youth
Crime, Law, and Deviance
Culture, Sociology of***
Economic Sociology*
Global and Transnational Sociology*
Labor and Labor Movements
Marxist Sociology
Social Psychology*
Teaching and Learning in Sociology*

Day 2

Sunday, August 21
Community and Urban Sociology
Ethnomethodology and Conversational Analysis
History of Sociology
Human Rights
Latina/o Sociology
Law, Sociology of
Mathematical Sociology
Mental Health, Sociology of
Political Sociology**
Population, Sociology of
Science, Knowledge, and Technology*
Sex and Gender***


Day 3

Monday, August 22

Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco
Comparative and Historical Sociology**
Environment and Technology
Disability and Society
Family, Sociology of the**
Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility**
Organizations, Occupations, and Work***
Peace, War, and Social Conflict
Racial and Ethnic Minorities**
Rationality and Society
Religion, Sociology of*
Sexualities, Sociology of
Sociological Practice & Public Sociology




Day 4

Tuesday, August 23

Animals and Society
Body and Embodiment
Collective Behavior & Social Movements~~~
Communication, Information Technologies & Media Sociology
Consumers and Consumption
Education, Sociology of~~
Emotions, Sociology of
Evolution, Biology, and Society
International Migration~~
Medical Sociology~~~~
Political Economy of the World System~
Race, Gender, and Class~~~
Sociology of Development~