CBSM and related sessions, ASA 2014

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Regular, thematic, and invited sessions

017 – Thematic Session. Politics of Wall Street
Sat, August 16, 8:30 to 10:10am
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Ballroom Level, Continental Parlor 8, Ballroom Level

056 – Thematic Session. 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
Sat, August 16, 10:30am to 12:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Lobby Level, Plaza B, Lobby Level

078 – Regular Session. Social Movements, Framing and Culture.
Sat, August 16, 10:30am to 12:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Sixth Floor, Van Ness, Sixth Floor

124 – Regular Session. States and Social Movements: Contesting Land, Food, and Resources
Sat, August 16, 2:30 to 4:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Taylor, Sixth Floor

154 – Regular Session. Social Movements: Theoretical and Methodological Innovations.
Sat, August 16, 4:30 to 6:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Sixth Floor, Lombard, Sixth Floor

174 – Regional Spotlight Session. Social Justice Youth-Style: Bay Area Youth Activists’ Perspectives on Race, Education, and Coalition Politics
Sun, August 17, 8:30 to 10:10am
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Ballroom Level, Continental Parlor 1, Ballroom Level

196 – Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements Invited Session. Protest Movements in Comparative Perspective
Sun, August 17, 8:30 to 10:10am
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Lobby Level, Golden Gate 4, Lobby Level

227 – Regular Session. Environmental Movements, Inaction, and Inertia
Sun, August 17, 10:30am to 12:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Sixth Floor, Van Ness, Sixth Floor

232 – Regular Session. Labor/Labor Movements: Class Consciousness and Culture in Labor Mobilization
Sun, August 17, 10:30am to 12:10pm
Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco, Level Three, Powell I, Level Three

238 – Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements Invited Session. The Influence of Social Movements
Sun, August 17, 10:30am to 12:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Lobby Level, Golden Gate 4, Lobby Level

353 – Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements Paper Session. Social Movements Across Institutions
Mon, August 18, 8:30 to 10:10am
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Ballroom Level, Continental Parlor 9, Ballroom Level

358 – Section on Labor and Labor Movements Paper Session. A Question of Scale: Where and How to Mobilize Worker Rights
Mon, August 18, 8:30 to 10:10am
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Ballroom Level, Continental Parlor 7, Ballroom Level

394 – Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements Paper Session. Social Movements and Media
Mon, August 18, 10:30am to 12:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Ballroom Level, Continental Parlor 9, Ballroom Level

439 – Section on Labor and Labor Movements Paper Session. Organizing the Unorganizable: Labor Activism among Informal and Low-Wage Workers
Mon, August 18, 2:30 to 4:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Ballroom Level, Continental Parlor 7, Ballroom Level

440 – Section on Marxist Sociology Paper Session. From the Arab Uprisings to Occupy and Beyond: Marxist Perspectives
Mon, August 18, 2:30 to 4:10pm
Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco, Level Four, Hearst, Level Four

443 – Section on Political Sociology Paper Session. Democratic Challenges in Emerging Global Protest: Reconfiguring Publics and Institutions in a Neoliberal Era
Mon, August 18, 2:30 to 4:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Lobby Level, Golden Gate 7, Lobby Level

529 – Regular Session. Social Movement Consequences
Tue, August 19, 10:30am to 12:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Lobby Level, Golden Gate 6, Lobby Level

561 – Regular Session. Social Movements, Emotions and Motivation
Tue, August 19, 12:30 to 2:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Lobby Level, Golden Gate 6, Lobby Level

575 – Thematic Session. Global Inequalities: National, International, and Social Movement Perspectives
Tue, August 19, 2:30 to 4:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Lobby Level, Plaza A, Lobby Level

583 – Regular Session. New Evidence on Identity, Activism, and Protest
Tue, August 19, 2:30 to 4:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Fourth Floor, Union Square 5-6, Fourth Floor

Author Meets Critics

319 – Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements Invited Session. Author Meets Critics: Tilly Award Winners
Sun, August 17, 2:30 to 4:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Lobby Level, Golden Gate 8, Lobby Level

493 – Author Meets Critics Session. Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States (Indiana University Press, 2012) by Nancy J. Davis and Robert V. Robinson
Tue, August 19, 8:30 to 10:10am
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Ballroom Level, Continental Parlor 2, Ballroom Level

Roundtables

277 – Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements Roundtable Session.
Sun, August 17, 12:30 to 1:30pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Ballroom Level, Imperial A, Ballroom Level

Business Meeting

Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements Business Meeting
Sun, August 17, 1:30 to 2:10pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Ballroom Level, Imperial A, Ballroom Level

Reception: 7 PM, Serrano Hotel, second floor (above the Jasper’s bar, across the street from the Hilton)

Announcements for Early August!

Hello Fellow CBSM Section Members!

Here are some announcements for early August.  But first: a reminder that our section day is Sunday, August 17, which will include our section sessions, roundtables, business meeting, and reception.   Our reception will be held at 7 pm at the Serrano Hotel, on the second floor, above the Jasper’s bar, across the street from the Hilton.   It is listed in the ASA conference program as starting at 7:30, but it will start earlier.   In my next message, I will include links for all the sessions, which are currently listed in our newsletter. http://cbsm-asa.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/39-1-critical-mass.pdf

Looking forward to seeing you in San Francisco!

All the best,
Edwin

1.  Call for Nominations for the McCarthy Award—Rory McVeigh
2.   New Journal– Andrew Jorgenson and Jeffrey Kentor.
3.  The Participation Initiative–Pablo Lapegna.
4.  “Psychodynamics and the Social,” ASA Mini-conference, updated—Lynn Chancer.
5.  New Mobilizing Ideas Dialogue– Grace Yukich, David Ortiz, Rory McVeigh, and Dan Myers.
6.  Urban Research Based Action—Mark Warren.
7.  Job Opportunity—Richard Hogan.
8.  Cfp, “Social Movements and Place-Making in Global Cities”—Kimberly Creasap.

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Announcements for late June!

Hello Fellow CBSM Section Members!

Here are some announcements for the end of the month. Please note that our section day is Sunday, August 17, which will include all our section sessions and roundtables, as well as our business meeting and reception.   Our reception will be held at 7 pm at the Serrano Hotel, on the second floor, above the Jasper’s bar, across the street from the Hilton.

All the best,
Edwin

1. ASA Datathon—Alex Hanna.
2. ASA Mini-Conference, “Psychodynamics and the Social,” updated—Lynn Chancer.
3. CfP, Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change—Patrick G. Coy.
4.  New Book Series, Reproductive Justice—Zakiya Luna.
5.  Mobilizing Ideas, More Great Books for Summer Reading, Grace Yukich, David Ortiz, Rory McVeigh, and Dan Myers.
6.  CfP, Mobilization Special Issue on Nonviolent Civil Resistance—Sharon Erickson Nepstad.

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Election and Award Winners!

Hello Fellow CBSM Section Members!

Here are the results of the recent election and the deliberations of the awards committees.  Congratulations to the election winners and my thanks to everyone who stood for election!  Congratulations to the award winners!  And great thanks to the committee members who read many, many excellent submissions!

All the best,
Edwin

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June Announcements and Critical Mass

Hello Fellow CBSM Section Members!

Attached to this message is the latest edition of CriticalMass Bulletin.  My very great thanks to the CM editors Melissa Wooten and Michelle Smirnova!  They did an excellent job of editing an issue with interesting discussions and extensive information about CBSM activity at the upcoming ASA Meeting in San Francisco. Please note that our section day is Sunday, which will include all our section sessions as well as our business meeting and reception.   Melissa is stepping down after this issue.  On behalf of the section and the previous chairs, I thank Melissa Wooten for her excellent work over the past few years with the newsletter!  Michelle is staying on, and we are looking for a volunteer to join her in editing the next issue.  Also, please vote in the ASA elections, if you have not already, as the ballot closes June 1.   Below are some important announcements for late May.

All the best,
Edwin

1.  New Resource on Social Movement Outcomes—Jennifer Earl.
2.  ASA Mini-Conference, Psychodynamics and the Social—Lynn Chancer.
3.  CfP, From Contention to Social Change–Eduardo Romanos.
4.  Mobilizing Ideas, Summer Books–Grace Yukich, David Ortiz, Rory McVeigh, and Dan Myers.

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Early May announcements

Hello Fellow CBSM Section Members!

Here are some important announcements for early May.  Please pay close attention to the call from the CBSM Mentoring Committee for tenured volunteers.  Also, please vote in the ASA elections, if you have not already. My great thanks to the Nominations Committee for producing an excellent slate of candidates and to the candidates for agreeing to serve the section!

1.  CBSM Mentoring Committee, Call for Tenured Volunteers–Jose Munoz.
2.  New Mobilizing Ideas Dialogue–Grace Yukich, David Ortiz, Rory McVeigh, and Dan Myers.
3.  CFP, “Social Media and Social Movements”– Galina Selivanova.

All the best,

Edwin

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Early April announcements

Hello Fellow CBSM Section Members!

Here are some important announcements for early April.

1. CFS: CriticalMass–Michelle Smirnova and Melissa Wooten.
2.  New Mobilizing Ideas Dialogue–Grace Yukich, David Ortiz, Rory McVeigh, and Dan Myers.
3.  “Why He Was in Memphis”—Peter Dreier.
4.  Spaces of Contention, Discount– Walter Nicholls, Byron Miller, Justin Beaumont.
5. CFN: Humanist Sociology Book Award–Bhoomi K. Thakore.

All the best,

Edwin

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End of March announcements

Hello Fellow CBSM Section Members!

Here are some important announcements for the end of March.

1. CBSM Workshop SurveySandra Levitsky, Michelle Proctor and Zakiya Luna.

2. CBSM Mentoring Committee Questionnaire–Jose Munoz, Lauren Joseph.

3. Open Invitation to the McCarthy Award Ceremony honoring Bert Klandermans—Rory McVeigh.

All the best,
Edwin

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Mid-March announcements

Hello Fellow CBSM Section Members!

Here are some post-St. Patrick’s Day announcements.

If you are interested, please propose or submit a short essay (500-700 words) on collective behavior or social movement topics to be part of the Collective Behavior and Social Movements section newsletter, Critical MassCBSMnews@gmail.com If you have not visited the new section website where our newsletter is hosted, please check it out:  http://cbsm-asa.org/category/critical-mass/

1. Job Opportunity, Postdoc, University of Oxford—Michael Biggs.
2.  CFN, Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research—Malaena Taylor.

All the best,
Edwin

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Early March announcements

Hello Fellow CBSM Section Members!

Here are some announcements for early March.

1. New Issue of Mobilization, Please Subscribe—Hank Johnston.
2. New Blog: Participation and Its Discontents—Pablo Lapegna.

All the best,
Edwin

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