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”


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”

ASA Program Update

A paper by O’Rand and Bostic has been added to the SALC Paper Session on Life Course Research and Social Policy.  Session organizer: Madonna Harrington Meyer, Syracuse University Discussant, Jacqueline L. Angel, University of Texas at Austin O’Rand, Angela and Amie Bostic. “Lags and Leaps: The Dynamics of Demography, Economy, and Policy and Their Implications for Life CourseContinue reading “ASA Program Update”

Get Tickets to ASA Mentoring Dinner

Tickets for the SALC annual Award and Mentoring Dinner are now on sale!  The dinner will be Saturday August 20, 6:45-9pm, at the Paris Ballroom of Hotel Monaco (1101 4th Ave, Seattle). The program is titled, “Getting a Job: Hunting, Interviewing, and Early Career Planning,” and will feature Patricia Thomas (Purdue), Lindsay Wilkinson (Baylor), and Pamela Herd (UWisconsin-Madison). Ticket pricesContinue reading “Get Tickets to ASA Mentoring Dinner”

Mentoring Dinner Donations Sought

Mark your calendars! The SALC reception and mentoring dinner  will be held on Saturday August 20, 6:45-9 pm at Seattle’s Hotel Monaco, in the Paris Ballroom.  Hotel Monaco is located at 1101 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA. In addition to drinks and a buffet dinner featuring Pacific Northwest fare, the evening will include a short program entitled, “Getting aContinue reading “Mentoring Dinner Donations Sought”

SALC Sessions at 2016 ASA meeting

ASA Seattle, August 20-23, 2016  SALC Section Day, August 20 (first day of meeting) Theme: Challenges and New Directions in Life Course Studies 1. Open Session:  Life Course Construction in Challenging Circumstances Organizer: Monica Johnson, Washington State University ( While agency is a central principle of life course analysis, it is often studied without attentionContinue reading “SALC Sessions at 2016 ASA meeting”

SALC Sessions and Events in the ASA Preliminary Program

Mark your calendars for the terrific set of SALC sessions and events in Chicago! Monday, August 24, 2015 2:30-4:10pm SALC Paper Session: Disability over the Life Course “Adult Children’s Serious Health Conditions and the Flow of Support between the Generations” – Megan Gilligan, Iowa State Univ; J. Jill Suitor, Purdue Univ; Marissa Rurka, Purdue Univ;Continue reading “SALC Sessions and Events in the ASA Preliminary Program”