Military Sociology in the Early 21st Century

My Day Job: Military Sociology in the Early 21st Century

Eastern Sociological Society Meeting, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers, March 17-20, 2016

We invite submissions of abstracts for a mini-conference on military sociology. This mini-conference will be held as part of the annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society, which meets in Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers, March 17-20, 2016 (specific mini-conference dates within these dates to be announced in January). Information about ESS is here: http://www.essnet.org/.

We invite submissions from faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students related to the military broadly defined, and we particularly welcome submissions connected to the conference theme of “My Day Job: Politics and Pedagogy in Academia” (see http://www.essnet.org/annual-meeting/overview/). Some examples of future and past sessions include the following:

*       Pedagogy in Military Sociology, War, Peace or Social Conflict

*       Teaching Veterans

*       Free Passion, Politics and Teaching in Military Settings

*       Service and Research Work in Military Academies

*       War, Peace, and Social Conflict

*       Life Course Perspectives and Military Service

*       Civil-Military Relations

*       Recruitment and Retention

*       Military Missions Other than War

*       Military Spouses and Partners

*       Technology and Culture in the Military

*       Post-DADT

*       Peace, Morality, Respect and Justice in Peace and Conflict

*       Post-Combat Exclusion/Inclusion

*       Gender Inclusion and the Military

*       Sexual Assault and Mental Health in the Military

*       Military Children

*       The Military and Other Social Institutions

*       Transgenderism and the Military

*       Humans and Technology in War

*       Veterans in Higher Education

*       Soldier Scholars

Abstracts must be submitted NO LATER than by October 7, 2015. To be considered, please email a title, affiliation, contact information, and abstract of no less than 250 words to Ryan Kelty (rkelty2@washcoll.edu<mailto:rkelty2@washcoll.edu> ) and/or Morten Ender (morten.ender@usma.edu<mailto:morten.ender@usma.edu> ). All abstracts not accepted for the mini-conference will be forwarded for consideration for the regular paper sessions.

Please also feel free to email the organizers with inquiries.

Deadline: October 7, 2015


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