TROY to host annual meeting of Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association

Posted: Friday, 11 February 2011

MONTGOMERY—Social sciences professors and students from throughout Alabama and Mississippi will convene at Troy University next week for a conference focused on discussing issues related to social change, capitalism and culture.

TROY’s Montgomery Campus will host the 42nd annual meeting of the Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association on Feb. 17-18 inside Whitley Hall. The meeting’s theme is “Social Change and Capitalism within a Cultural Context.”

Dozens of university professors and students will take part in paper presentations, panel discussions and workshops focused on advancing the understanding of social change, social engagement and institutionalization in cultural contexts.

The meeting will also include graduate and undergraduate student paper competitions for cash prizes.

Established in 1969, the Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association is comprised of professionals and students dedicated to building a better world through the study of sociology and other social sciences.