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Date: 11/20/2019
Subject: TASA Members' Newsletter November 21
From: Sally Daly



Dear ~~first_name~~
 
In case you have missed this previously, fellow member Raewyn Connell's "How to Survive and Thrive at an Academic Conference" text is open-access and available here. Also, our Journal of Sociology editorial team have arranged for free access to several articles related to our TASA 2019 theme. Expect an email from them, with links to those articles, tomorrow!

TASA 2019 Updates

The Conference Handbook, Proceedings and the Book of Abstracts are all available via TASAweb here.
 
The Program was updated last night, November 20, you can access it here.  
 
You can access the abstracts for TASA 2019 keynote speakers Maggie Walter, Rob Stones & Deborah Stevenson via TASAweb here.
 
TASA 2019 is, once again, a family-friendly event! Resources including breastfeeding facilities, a hang-out space for carers and children and information on childcare options are available. You can access the information via TASAweb here.  
 
For instructions on how to access the WiFi at TASA 2019, please click here. 

TASA 2019 Events

Monday

Postgraduate Day

9:00am - 4:30pm
Western Sydney University City Campus
Peter Shergold Building, Level 9
 

Disability Sociologies, Sociologies of Disability: Pushing Boundaries in a Precarious World

1pm – 4pm, Western Sydney University, Parramatta City Campus
For details, please email Karen.  Read on...
Note: you can attend remotely via the open event Webinar link: https://uws.zoom.us/j/621020158
 

Welcome Reception & Registration

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Western Sydney University City Campus
Peter Shergold Building, Level 9

Tuesday

Womens' Breakfast 

7:00am - 8:00am
Speaker: Kate Huppatz
Janice Reid Pavilion
Western Sydney University Parramatta South campus
 

Welcome to Country & Keynote Session 1 -  Maggie Walter 

8:30am - 10:00am
Western Sydney University Parramatta South campus
PS-EE.G.19 (Auditorium)
  

The Personal is Political

Two Leading Sociologist talk about their struggles and their work; Michael Pusey and Raewyn Connell
11:00am - 1:00pm
PC-01.6.66, Western Sydney University Parramatta City Campus
 

Workshop

Whitlam's legacy and Australian disability social policy: What about people with a partial capacity to work?
Louise St Guillaume
2:00pm - 4:00pm
PC-01.7.39, Western Sydney University Parramatta City Campus. Read on...
 

WSU Walking Tour 

4:15 pm - 6:15pm
The tour will be hosted by Dr Cameron McAuliffe, who is a senior lecturer in human geography and urban studies at Western Sydney University. Cameron's tour will focus on the Parramatta area, and will provide an interesting perspective on the Parramatta's 'global city' aspirations.
Please RSVP to Andrew Clarke by today, Thursday 21st of November. The walk will be capped at 20 people, so email Andrew ASAP if you are keen to be involved.
 

Queer Drinks 

November 26th, 7:00pm
Nick & Nora’s Parramatta
 

Wednesday

Keynote Session 2 - Deborah Stevenson

9:00am - 10:00am
Western Sydney University Parramatta South campus
PS-EE.G.19 (Auditorium)
 

Doing Sociology with Diverse Publics 

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Novotel Parramatta - Linden Room
 

Dinner

7:00pm - 11:00pm
Novotel Parramatta - Lennox Ballroom
 

Thursday

TASA 2019 Presidential Address - Dan Woodman

8:00am - 9:00am
Western Sydney University Parramatta South campus
PS-EE.G.19
 

Keynote Session 3 - Rob Stones

9:00am - 10:00am
Western Sydney University Parramatta South campus
PS-EE.G.19 (Auditorium)
 

Annual General Meeting

10:00am - 11:00am
Western Sydney University Parramatta South campus
PS-EE.G.19 
 

WSU Film Screening of 'The Australian Dream' Starring Adam Goodes

4:30 PM – 7:15 PM
Western Sydney University Parramatta South campus
Registration is free, but essential. Read on...
 

Friday

 

TASA 2019 Health Day 

Data, Technology and Sociology in the Age of Digital Health
Western Sydney University (Parramatta City)
For the full details and to register, click here.
 

TASA 2019 Families & Relationships Event

Creativity and methodological innovation in the sociology of familial and intimate relationships
Western Sydney University (Parramatta City)
For the full details and to register, click here.
Members' Publications

Journal Articles

Elliott, Karla, Fitz-Gibbon, Kate & Maher, JaneMaree (2019), ‘Sibling violence: understanding experiences, impacts, and the need for nuanced responses’, The British Journal of Sociology, DOI: 10.1111/1468-4446.12712.
 
Jo Lindsay, Claire Tanner, Deana Leahy, Sian Supski, Jan Wright & Janemaree Maher (2019) The family meals imperative and everyday family life: an analysis of children’s photos and videos, Critical Public Health, DOI:10.1080/09581596.2019.1684443 

Informed News & Analysis

 
Jo Lindsay, JaneMaree Maher & Deana Leahy (November 15, 2019) Family meals: Challenging the importance of eating together. The Lens.
 
Andrew Clark (November 8, 2019) What is Housing First and will it solve street sleeping in Canberra? The Canberra Times. 

Blogs

Deborah Lupton (November 20, 2019) Data Letters and Data Kondo. Living with Personal Data. 

Podcasts

Michael Walsh (November 15, 2019) Sonic Havens. Interview with Radio Adelaide
TASA Publications

Journal of Sociology

Did you know you can sign up for New Content alerts for Journal of Sociology and receive an alert for the latest full issue as well as when new articles are published online? See here. 

Health Sociology Review

Volume 28, Issue 3, November 2019 is now available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rhsr20/28/3
2020 Special Issue - call for papers
Sex, Health & Technology Special Issue
The Role of Bio-medical, Bio-mechanical, and Bio-digital Technologies in Sex, Sexual Health, and Intimacy. Full papers due: January 17th 2020Read on... 
Members' Keynote Invitations
Plenary on "The Good University": Legal Education Research Conference, Univ. of NSW 27 November. Link: https://law.unsw.edu.au/events/legal-education-research-conference

"Sociology for All", keynote address to conference of Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand, Univ. of Auckland, 5 December 2019. Link: https://www.saanz.net/conference2019/
Thematic Groups

TASA 2019 Health Day 

Data, Technology and Sociology in the Age of Digital Health
Friday 29th November 2019, Western Sydney University (Paramatta)
Program (updated November 12)
For the full details and to register, click here.
  

TASA 2019 Families & Relationships Event

Creativity and methodological innovation in the sociology of familial and intimate relationships
Friday 29th November 2019, Western Sydney University (Paramatta)
For the full details and to register, click here.
Employment

Associate/Assistant Professor in Criminology, The University of Macau (UM), China.

The University of Macau (UM) is the only public comprehensive university in Macao. Leveraging this unique advantage, UM aims to establish itself as a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, UM has seen a significant development in and a rising international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. Apply before December 1st, 2019. For the full details, read on... Note, this is a paid ad. 

Jobs Board

The Jobs Board enables you to view current employment opportunities. As a member, you can post opportunities to the Jobs Board directly from within your membership profile screen. 
Current Employment Opportunities
PhD Scholarships

Scholarships Board

The Scholarships Board enables you to view available scholarships that our members have posted. Like the Jobs Board, as a member, you can post scholarship opportunities directly from within your membership profile screen (see instructions above). 
Current Scholarship Opportunities
Other Events, News & Opportunities

Masterclasses

PhD Masterclass: Free speech crises in an era of abundant speech 
A PHD MASTERCLASS WITH DR GAVAN TITLEY, MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY
Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins St, Melbourne
Cost is free and afternoon tea included.
Participants are required to send a brief description of their PhD project including their candidature stage to Sherene Idriss no later than Monday 9 December. Read on...

Conferences

NEUROFUTURES: Neuroscience and Responsibility
2019 Neuroscience and Society Conference
2 December, Monash University Law Chambers. Read on...
 
Expected Inequalities and Unintended Symmetries
11-12 May 2020 in Warsaw (Poland)
Polish Sociological Association, University of Warsaw and Polish Academy of Sciences.
Abstract submission deadline: December 15.Read on... 
 
Bringing the Hope Back In: Sociological Imagination and Dreaming Transformation
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)
August 7-9, 2020, San Francisco, CA.
Submission deadline: January 31, 2020. Read on... 
 
2019 AASR Conference: Religion and Violence
4-6 December 2019, City campus, University of Newcastle
The 2019 AASR Conference will be held from 5-6 December and include a free masterclass and workshop for postgraduates and early career researchers on 4 December. Last day to register 27 November. Read on...

Seminars

International Seminar on Environment and Society
Current Challenges and Trajectories for Change
2nd & 3rd March, 2020, Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon.
Submission deadline: December 8. Read on... 

Workshops

Disability Sociologies, Sociologies of Disability: Pushing Boundaries in a Precarious World
25 November, 1 – 4pm, Western Sydney University, Parramatta City Campus
Registration is NOT required. However, if you would like further information on the event, please email Karen.  Read on...
Note: you can attend remotely via the open event Webinar link: https://uws.zoom.us/j/621020158
 
 
‘AKE: A Critical Feminist Arts/Research Workshop Series’ is coming to Canberra TODAY Thursday 21 November, 12-4pm at the Australian National University. In this workshop, brought to you by Dr Ashleigh Watson, Dr Laura Rodriguez Castro, and Samantha Trayhurn, they will explore ways of practically extending critical and feminist social research with art. The workshop will involve talks on participatory visual methods followed by a practical workshop, where participants will produce a zine to be published with Frances St Press. This workshop is suitable for Honours, Masters and PhD students, and established social researchers. Read on...

Funding

Final Call: Last Chance to Register for Scholarships
Women currently working in the humanities sector have a final opportunity to register their interest in a scholarship worth up to $7,000 to support participation in an accredited leadership development program. Funding must be apportioned by the end of 2019 and it is unsure when these grants will be available again. Find out more and register your interest by completing the Expression of Interest form prior to 5pm on December 6: Read on...
TASA Documents and Policies
You can access details of TASA's current Executive Committee 2019-2020 as well as documents and policies, including the Constitution, Code of Conduct, Grievance Procedures & TASA History
Accessing Online Materials & Resources
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Gift Memberships

Gift memberships are available with TASA.  If you would like to purchase a gift membership, please email the following details through to the TASA Office:

 
1. Name of gift recipient;
2. email address of gift recipient;
3. the membership category you are gifting (see the available Membership Categories & Fees); and
4. who the Tax Invoice should be made out to.
 

Upon receiving the above details, TASA will email the recipient with full details on how they can take up the gift membership. You will receive the Tax Invoice, via email, after the recipient completes the online membership form.

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