4:15 - 5:15

5:15 - 9:00

9:00 - noon

11:45 - 1:00 

3:00 - 4:15

4:20 - 4:50

5:00

6:30

7:00 am

10:00 - 12:45

4:30 

8:00 - 8:45 am





Weds, Mar 27



Thurs, Mar 28











Fri, Mar 29





Sat, Mar 30



Special Events at the 2013 MSS Annual Meeting

Starred * events require ticket purchase.
Buy tickets when you pre-register before March 6th.

Follow links below for more about each event.
T-shirt Happy Hour             WEDS             4:15 - 5:15                 

NO TICKET REQUIRED / ALL ARE WELCOME / CASH BAR including soft drinks

The dress code for MSS2013's first day is:  the T-shirt!
Awards will be given for the best T-shirts at the T-shirt Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall.  
Categories include:
funniest /  most inspirational /  smallest college /  largest university /  place farthest from Chicago
oldest T-shirt with a year printed on it (will have to beat a 1995 MSS T-shirt!) 

And … of course … the best T-shirts illustrating the sociological imagination 
or advocating social justice, social change or peace.



Tickets were sold for this event during the advance registration period.
NO tickets will be available onsite in Chicago.



MSS Connections  Soup and Salad Buffet Luncheon          
THURS      11:45 - 1:00        


If you have already purchased a ticket for the Connections luncheon, 
take a few minutes to choose your first, second and third choice preferred table(s)  from the list below.
If your first choice table is full when you arrive, you can move on to your next choice.

  • 1. Midwest Sociologists for Women in Society:
  • 2. MSS Committee for Women in the Profession
  • 3. MSS Sociological Practice Committee
  • 4. MSS Committee on Teaching and Learning
  • 5. MSS Student Issues Committee
  • 6. MSS Minority Scholars Committee
  • 7. MSS Social Action Committee
  • 8.  The Sociological Quarterly
  • 9. Midwest Rainbow Sociologists
  • 10. Aging Connections
  • 11. Sociology of Knowledge and Science
  • 12. Community Colleges
  • 13. MSS State Directors & Presidents of State Sociology Organizations





This low-priced luncheon buffet is made possible by generous sponsorship 

from Wiley-Blackwell, publishers of The Sociological Quarterly.














Peter Hall Lecture                                   THURS           5:00 - 6:15 pm

NO TICKET REQUIRED        ALL ARE WELCOME

“Narratives and the Production of Emotional Meanings in Public Spaces”

Donileen Loseke, University of South Florida









Symbolic Interactionist Banquet            THURS          6:45 - ?? pm

RESERVATION REQUIRED, WITH CHECK, BY MARCH 10

Following the Peter Hall Lecture, we will gather at 6:30 pm at the hotel’s Rush St doors to walk .4 miles to the Chicago Chop House at 60 West Ontario Street. I have reserved the Michigan Room (a private room). The room reservation is $150, but there are no minimums. We will order from the menu -- so everyone will be responsible for their own tab, plus their share of the room reservation cost. We must have a minimum of 20 to use the private room. If you make a reservation and are unable to attend at the last minute, we will be charged $35 for your ‘no-show.’

See the menu and photos of the restaurant at www.chicagochophouse.com 
One description I read characterized the place as an "old school" steak and seafood restaurant.  
Is your mouth watering?

To reserve your place at the SI banquet, please send me a check made out to the Chicago Chop House for $35 per person before March 10. Your check will be returned to you when you come to dinner!
But if you are unable to attend or cancel at the last minute – your check will cover your no-show so your fellow symbolic interactionists won’t have to cover that cost.

Questions about the banquet? Email banquet organizer Laurie Linhart.  Or phone her at 515-988-4810.















NEW EVENT !
NEW EVENT !

2013 Annual Meeting LINKS

MSS Professional Members:  Do you teach sociology?  

Are you interested in offering your students an independent study experience that includes the MSS Annual Meeting? Program Chair Barbara Keating has offered such an experience to her students at Mankato for several years, and has offered to share it with you this year.  

Click here to download the 4-page pdf - MSS2013 Independent Study Guidelines. 
INSTRUCTORS:
Interested in an 
Independent 
Study 
Experience 
based on the
MSS Annual Meeting 
for your students?
READ MORE, below.
T-shirt Happy Hour

*Trivia Night Supper and Competition

*TOUR:  The Chicago School            TOUR-TAKERS:   Gather at 8:45, Rush St doors.

*MSS Connections Soup & Salad Luncheon 

Karl Marx in Soho       

Ice Cream Social   - MSS's signature social event. FREE - all are welcome.

Peter Hall Lecture - Sponsored by SSSI - all are welcome.

*Symbolic Interactionist Banquet  [NOT on registration form. See ticket info below.]

ASA  Department Chairs' Breakfast  - Invitations will be sent by ASA.

*TOUR:  Guided Tour of Hull-House          TOUR-TAKERS:  Gather at 8:45, Rush St doors.

Presidential Address  followed by Presidential Reception.   FREE - all welcome.

MSS Business Meeting - free coffee - all MSS members are welcome.



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