ASA Conference: Author Sessions

We’re excited to attend this year’s American Sociological Association conference in Seattle, WA from August 20 – August 23. Below is a list of just some sessions featuring our wonderful UC Press authors! See the full online program schedule at ASA’s site. #ASA2016, #ASA16

And take a look at some of our ASA award-winning authors’ and their titles.

morris 2Aldon Morris, The Scholar Denied: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology

  • Saturday, 8/20, 12:30 – 2:10pm, Plenary Session: Protesting Racism
  • Monday, 8/22, 2:30 – 4:10pm: Author Meets Critic, The Scholar Denied



Sanyu MojolaSanyu Mojola, Love, Money, and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

  • Saturday, 8/20, 10:20am – 12:10pm, Section on Aging and the Life, Behaving Well: The Transition to Respectable Womanhood in Rural South Africa


John.Iceland.PhotoJohn Iceland, Poverty in America: A Handbook, A Portrait of America: The Demographic Perspective, and Where we Live Now: Immigration and Race in the United States.   

  • Sunday 8/21, 8:30 – 9:30am, Section on Community and Urban Sociology Refereed Roundtable Session, Hispanic Concentrated Poverty in Traditional and New Destinations, 2010-2014


Paul.Attewell.PhotoPaul Attwell, Data Mining for the Social Sciences: An Introduction 

  • Saturday 8/20, 8:30 – 10:10am, Sociology of Higher Education, Class Inequality among College Graduates.
  • Sunday 8/21, 12:30 – 2:10pm, Inequality and Privilege in Education, The Earnings Payoff from Attending a Selective College
  • Monday 8/22, 10:30am – 12:10pm, College Affordability, Who Suffers and Who Benefits from Student Loans.


Joachim J. Savelsberg, Representing Mass Violence: Conflicting Responses to Human Rights Violations in Darfur

  • Sunday 8/21, 10:30am – 12:10pm, Section on Political Sociology: How Political Culture Matters; Collective Memories, Political Culture, and Policy: The Case of Irish Humanitarianism


SoyerheadshotMichaela Soyer, A Dream Denied: Incarceration, Recidivism, and Young Minority Men in America

  • Saturday 8/20, 8:30 – 10:10am, Section on Aging and the Life Course, Exploring Life Course and Network Mechanisms Underlying Prison-based Therapeutic Communities