The Theory Cluster Call for Papers Opens November 18th – Here’s a sneak peak

Congress 2017 will be an exciting place for social theory. The cluster has organized 12 panels across a variety of themes, with many featuring collaboration with other clusters. Calls for Papers will open through the CSA Website on November 18th. In the … Continue reading

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Social Theory Events at Congress 2016

This year, the Social Theory Research Cluster has organized three events: Theorizing Addictions Symposium for Early Career Theorists our annual Social Theory Research Cluster Meeting Details and links to the official conference program are further on in this post.

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The Symbolic Forms of Social Life

The Symbolic Forms of Social Life Acronym: SThRC_3 Two advances in cultural sociology have opened rich new space for theoretical debate about the meaning and significance of culture. On the one hand, sociologists have abandoned vague and sweeping concepts of … Continue reading

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Cultural Sociology and Collective Representations

Cultural Sociology and Collective Representations Acronym: The_RC_1 Since the mid-1990s American sociologist, Jeffrey Alexander, has been advocating for what he and co-author Phil Smith have called the ‘strong program in cultural sociology’. While it draws from a variety of theoretical … Continue reading

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Session: Theorizing Place

Session Title: Theorizing Place Session Code: The_6 Session Format: Roundtable Open to the Call for Papers: yes Primary Session Category: Theory Language: English Session Description: How is place changing today? In this roundtable, we welcome contemporary challenges in place-making, with … Continue reading

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Symposium for Early Career Theorists (SECT) Call for Papers

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Social Theory Cluster Events at Congress

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Congress is very soon and the Social Theory Research Cluster has FIVE exciting events for you this year: Durkheim, the Individual, and Society — Wednesday, June 3, 1:45pm, FTX-232 Co-sponsored by the Social Theory RC and the Canadian Durkheimian Studies … Continue reading

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Upcoming Panel: “What does a ‘theorist’ do?”

At the upcoming 2015 Congress, in addition to the Symposium for Early Career Theorists (SECT), the Social Theory Research Cluster is organizing an invited panel  on the theme of “What does a ‘theorist’ do?”. This invited panel considers just what, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Symposium for Early Career Theorists (SECT)

  The Social Theory Research Cluster invites paper proposals for its first Symposium for Early Career Theorists. SECT is a special one-day group of sessions at the Canadian Sociological Association that spotlights the work of emerging social theorists at a … Continue reading

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Social Theory Research Cluster

Social theory is a broad field. To grapple with theoretical questions sociologists may draw on cultural theory, anthropology, psychology, politics, economics, philosophy, mathematics, or even the natural sciences.  Theoretical work may interrogate how specific theories can be applied to empirical … Continue reading

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