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Sociological Imagination  publishes peer-reviewed  manuscripts and note-length articles on issues pertaining to all areas of social science research, teaching, and practice.

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Conferences are held each year primarily in Wisconsin,  though occasionally in  surrounding states (incl. Minnesota, Illinois and Iowa) when held jointly with other state organizations.

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August 30, 2021

At the 2021 conference, we'll be including a special celebration of oru peer-reviewed journal, Sociological Imagination, hitting its 60th annivarsary!  Sociological Imagination has included contributions from around the world, and is currently indexed in two EBSCOHost database: SocIndex and Sociology Source Ultimate.

September 14, 2020
This year and due to COVID-19, we are holding our conference virtually.  We' think you'll like how we've arranged it.  Check out details on our Conference page.

September 4, 2019

In Memory of Patricia Searles-Kelly

By Prof. Leda Nath (UWW)

July 26, 2019

In Memory of Marvin Davis Free, Jr.

By Prof. Emeritus Ron Berger (UWW)

June 5, 2019

Carthage College, near Lake Michigan, has agreed to host our Fall conference. The theme this year focuses on environmental sociology. Details to follow soon!

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Wisconsin, United States

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