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orgtheory poll: where should asa be this coming summer?

Written by fabiorojas

December 28, 2010 at 12:46 am

Posted in academia, fabio, sociology

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  1. In the summer? Not Vegas, Miami, St. Louis (I grew up there, it is so bloody humid). Not Scottsdale! Think north. But then, I’m not going. So, live it up.

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    David Hoopes

    December 28, 2010 at 6:25 am

  2. They’d better decide something soon or all of us peripheral types aren’t going. I wonder what all of he smaller affiliated orgs are going to do? Did SSSP, ABS, ASR, and other groups with meetings coincident with ASA also bail on their contracts?

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    sherkat

    December 28, 2010 at 3:20 pm

  3. It seems like the powers that be should decide on a location before paper submissions are due. I’ll go to ASA this year wherever it is (as long as they don’t change the dates), but for a lot of people the location and cost of travel to the location matter.

    More generally, I think it is ridiculous to require full papers 8 months in advance of the conference.

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    cperchesk

    December 28, 2010 at 5:52 pm

  4. Almost everything about it is broken — requiring finished papers eight months in advance, a twenty-page limit, not holding people to present the paper they submitted/was accepted.

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    Trey

    December 28, 2010 at 5:57 pm

  5. Maybe we should create a new category, ASA complaining. I have three or four posts I’d like to write in that vein.

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    brayden king

    December 28, 2010 at 6:56 pm

  6. Go for it, Brayden. We can’t let Scatterplot corner the market in that category.

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    fabiorojas

    December 28, 2010 at 7:22 pm

  7. Where’s Detroit, MF? Many potential “bed and breakfasts” available, and it’s practically Canada.

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    Jerry Davis

    December 29, 2010 at 2:39 am

  8. […] has posted an informal poll of possible locations for the 2011 ASA annual conference; see the last option for an amusing […]

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  9. is Taos some kind of joke about RWJ’s annual conference, which apparently requires a three day journey by pack mule?

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    gabrielrossman

    December 29, 2010 at 6:03 pm

  10. Gabriel, I just like Taos.

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    fabiorojas

    December 29, 2010 at 9:18 pm

  11. Facebook says that ASA is going to Vegas, baby.

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    Omar

    January 3, 2011 at 7:56 pm

  12. What happens at Atlas ti workshop stays at Atlas ti workshop!!!

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    fabiorojas

    January 3, 2011 at 7:59 pm

  13. […] They heard us! […]

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