2015 MSS Annual Meeting                                          March 26-29   Kansas City Marriott Downtown

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READ these Directions for Preparing and Submitting 
Your Paper or Poster* through the Portal

*Graduate-level or professional posters only:  undergrad posters have a later due date and a different submission process.

1.  Get ready to submit your paper or poster
  • Devise a title for your paper or poster.
  • Write a 300-400 word abstract in your own word-processing program.
  •  Proofread and edit your abstract! A session organizer will use it to decide whether to accept your paper or poster.
  • Have your abstract available so you can paste it into the submission portal.
  • Have on hand the following info for your co-authors, if any: full name, affiliated institution, current email address.
  • Review this session list and choose a session that seems right for your paper. 
                NOTE the topic area under which the session is listed, so you can find the session once you get inside the portal.
                For POSTERS - you will select the topic area 'OTHER.'


2. Before you enter the portal, you will be asked to affirm that you
  • Are a paid-up member of MSS.
  • Will renew your 2013 MSS membership for 2014 before Feb. 1st, if required. 
  • Will pay meeting registration fees before Feb 1.


3.  Inside the portal, you will be asked to select a topic area for your paper from the following list:

4.  Inside the portal, after you select a topic area, the sessions proposed for that topic area will pop up in the box below.
​If submitting a PAPER:  Select the session to which you're like to submit your paper.
If submitting a POSTER: Select POSTER SESSION.

5.
Follow the directions to enter your contact information, that of your co-authors, if any, and your abstract.

That’s it!!!

Problems with submission?  Contact Program Chair Kevin Leicht and his assistant, Kim Maas, by email.



Already an MSS member?  

READ these Directions for Preparing and Submitting 
Your Paper or Poster* through the Portal

*Graduate-level or professional posters only:  undergrad posters have a later due date and a different submission process.

1.  Get ready to submit your paper or poster
  • Devise a title for your paper or poster.
  • Write a 300-400 word abstract in your own word-processing program.
  •  Proofread and edit your abstract! A session organizer will use it to decide whether to accept your paper or poster.
  • Have your abstract available so you can paste it into the submission portal.
  • Have on hand the following info for your co-authors, if any: full name, affiliated institution, current email address.
  • Review this session list and choose a session that seems right for your paper. 
                NOTE the topic area under which the session is listed, so you can find the session once you get inside the portal.
                For POSTERS - you will select the topic area 'OTHER.'


2. Before you enter the portal, you will be asked to affirm that you
  • Are a paid-up member of MSS.
  • Will renew your 2013 MSS membership for 2014 before Feb. 1st, if required. 
  • Will pay meeting registration fees before Feb 1.


3.  Inside the portal, you will be asked to select a topic area for your paper from the following list:

4.  Inside the portal, after you select a topic area, the sessions proposed for that topic area will pop up in the box below.
​If submitting a PAPER:  Select the session to which you're like to submit your paper.
If submitting a POSTER: Select POSTER SESSION.

5.
Follow the directions to enter your contact information, that of your co-authors, if any, and your abstract.

That’s it!!!

Problems with submission?  Contact Program Chair Kevin Leicht and his assistant, Kim Maas, by email.



Already an MSS member?  

READ these Directions for Preparing and Submitting 
Your Paper or Poster* through the Portal

*Graduate-level or professional posters only:  undergrad posters have a later due date and a different submission process.

1.  Get ready to submit your paper or poster
  • Devise a title for your paper or poster.
  • Write a 150 word abstract in your own word-processing program.
  •  Proofread and edit your abstract! A session organizer will use it to decide whether to accept your paper or poster.
  • Have your abstract available so you can paste it into the submission portal.
  • Have on hand the following info for your co-authors, if any: full name, affiliated institution, current email address.
  • Review this session list and choose a session that seems right for your paper. [Session list also available inside portal]
                NOTE the topic area under which the session is listed, so you can find the session once you get inside the portal.
                For POSTERS - you will select the topic area 'OTHER.'


2. Before you enter the portal, you will be asked to affirm that you
  • Are a paid-up member of MSS.[Only MSS members may submit papers/presentations.]
  • Will renew your MSS membership for 2015 before Feb. 1st, if you are not already a member for 2015. 
  • Will pay meeting registration fees before Feb. 1st.


3.  Inside the portal, you will be asked to select a topic area for your paper from the following list:













4.  Inside the portal, after you select a topic area, the sessions proposed for that topic area will pop up in the box below.
​If submitting a PAPER:  Select the session to which you're like to submit your paper.
If submitting a graduate-level or professional POSTER: Select POSTER SESSION.

5.
Follow the directions to enter your contact information, that of your co-authors, if any, and your abstract.

That’s it!!!

Problems with submission?  Contact Program Chair Doug Hartmann and his assistant, Erin Hoekstra, by email.
Applied Sociology, Sociological Practice
Body and Embodiment
Comparative and Historical
Crime and Punishment
Culture and Popular Culture
Deviance
Disabilities
Education
Environment and Ecology
Family
Gender
Global and Transnational Sociology

Already an MSS member?  

READ these Directions for Preparing and Submitting 
Your Paper or Poster* through the Portal

*Graduate-level or professional posters only:  undergrad posters have a later due date and a different submission process.

1.  Get ready to submit your paper or poster
  • Devise a title for your paper or poster.
  • Write a 300-400 word abstract in your own word-processing program.
  •  Proofread and edit your abstract! A session organizer will use it to decide whether to accept your paper or poster.
  • Have your abstract available so you can paste it into the submission portal.
  • Have on hand the following info for your co-authors, if any: full name, affiliated institution, current email address.
  • Review this session list and choose a session that seems right for your paper. 
                NOTE the topic area under which the session is listed, so you can find the session once you get inside the portal.
                For POSTERS - you will select the topic area 'OTHER.'


2. Before you enter the portal, you will be asked to affirm that you
  • Are a paid-up member of MSS.
  • Will renew your 2013 MSS membership for 2014 before Feb. 1st, if required. 
  • Will pay meeting registration fees before Feb 1.


3.  Inside the portal, you will be asked to select a topic area for your paper from the following list:

4.  Inside the portal, after you select a topic area, the sessions proposed for that topic area will pop up in the box below.
​If submitting a PAPER:  Select the session to which you're like to submit your paper.
If submitting a POSTER: Select POSTER SESSION.

5.
Follow the directions to enter your contact information, that of your co-authors, if any, and your abstract.

That’s it!!!

Problems with submission?  Contact Program Chair Kevin Leicht and his assistant, Kim Maas, by email.



Human Rights
Immigration, Migration
Law
Life Course
Media, Communication, Information Technologies, and New Social Media
Medicine, Health, Health Care, Mental Health
Organizations, Occupations and Work
OTHER 
Peace, War, and Social Conflict
Political Sociology, Political Economy, Social Policy
Public Engagement

Race and Ethnicity
Religion
Research Methods, Statistics
Rural Sociology
Sexualities
Social Movements, Collective Behavior
Social Psychology and Symbolic Interaction
Sport
Stratification and Inequalities
Teaching and Learning
Theory
Urban Sociology, Community


STOP!  Are you an MSS member?

Only MSS members may make presentations at the MSS Annual Meeting.

If you want to submit a paper and you are NOT YET a member of MSS, please join MSS now.
 You can do so at the membership page.

 If you are joining MSS after Oct. 1, 2014, your one-year membership will extend through Dec. 31, 2015.
If you are joining MSS after Oct. 1, 2014, and would like to initiate a three-year membership, your membership will extend through Dec. 31, 2017.



The paper submission deadline was Nov. 5; 
          and the paper submission portal is now CLOSED .
Problems?  Contact program chair Doug Hartmann 
and his assistant, Erin Hoekstra, by email.  


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