ASA Award & Mentoring Dinner

Tickets to the SALC annual Award and Mentoring Dinner are now on sale. The dinner will be Sunday August 13, 2017. 6:30pm at the Intercontinental Montréal, 360, rue Saint-Antoine Ouest, Montréal, QC H2Y 3X4, Canada. (The hotel is a block from Palais des Congrès where all of the Annual Meeting programming will occur.) This dinnerContinue reading “ASA Award & Mentoring Dinner”

Social Gerontology Post-doc Opportunity

The Claude Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy announced a new post-doctoral fellowship opportunity for 2017-18. Deadline for applications is June 15. The Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, located within the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University, is currently recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow for a one-year positionContinue reading “Social Gerontology Post-doc Opportunity”

Newsletter & Minutes Available

New section documents are now available. First is the SALC Newsletter for Fall 2016. Download your copy to read an overview of the sessions and celebrations at the 2016 annual meeting in Seattle, and to hear from the new Section Chair Jessica Kelley-Moore. Also available are the minutes from the Section’s business meeting in Seattle.Continue reading “Newsletter & Minutes Available”

Welcome, New SALC Members!

Thanks to the efforts of SALC chair Jessica Kelley-Moore and others, we are now at 602 members. This is obviously significant for our participation in the 2017 ASA annual meeting in Montreal. But it is equally important that we are refreshing our ranks with new members and future leaders in the study of aging over the life courseContinue reading “Welcome, New SALC Members!”

Wanted: New Members!

Recruit your colleagues and students! Current members of ASA can join new sections through the end of September and be counted in this year’s roster.  While our immediate goal is to get to 600, our longer-term goal is to increase interest in SALC across other subfields of sociology.  Consider approaching that colleague whose work hasContinue reading “Wanted: New Members!”

Newsletter, Summer 2016

The Summer 2016 issue of the Section on Aging and the Life Course Newsletter is now available! In this issue you will find… news from SALC Chair Jeylan Mortimer the SALC 2016 election results and award winners information on SALC sessions at the 2016 ASA meetings in Seattle five questions answered by new council members TysonContinue reading “Newsletter, Summer 2016”

Full program for SALC at ASA

Section on Sociology of Aging and the Life Course (SALC) 2016 Annual Meeting Program Theme: Challenges and New Directions in Life Course Studies Saturday, August 20 *** SALC Section Day *** 7-8:15 am SALC Council Meeting 8:30- 10:10 Life Course Research and Social Policy Organizer: Madonna Harrington Meyer Discussant: Jacqueline Angel Lags and Leaps: TheContinue reading “Full program for SALC at ASA”