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Identity Conference 2014

 

 

Identity Conference 2014
Co-sponsored by
Department of Sociology, University of California, Riverside
and
Department of Sociology, Kent State University
Interdisciplinary Building, 1113 (Symposium Room) & 1111 (Round Lab), UCR

Thursday, November 13
  Arrival – Thursday Evening Plans: Click here for more details
Friday, November 14
7:30am BREAKFAST: Interdisciplinary Round Lab, INTS 1111
8:15am Convene to Interdisciplinary Symposium Room, INTS 1113
Welcoming Remarks: Jan E. Stets
THEORETICAL ADVANCES
8:30am - Paper 1      “Does Mead’s Framework Remain Sound?” Robin Stryker, University of Arizona and Sheldon Stryker, Indiana University
9:00am - Paper 2 “Identity and Exchange: A Theoretical Integration” Scott V. Savage, Jan E. Stets University of California, Riverside
9:30am - Paper 3 “Identity Theory and Social Capital: How to Advance Democracy at the Level of Interaction” Peter L. Callero, Western Oregon University
10:00am BREAK, INTS 1111
10:15am - Paper 4 “Predicting Inauthentic Performances” Stanton Gagel, University of California, Riverside
10:45am - Paper 5 “Identity Theory from the Inside out and the Outside In: Personal Identity and Social Networks” Steve Hitlin and Mark Walker, University of Iowa
Discussion Moderator: Richard T. Serpe, Kent State University
Time-Keeper:   Phoenicia Fares, University of California, Riverside
METHODS AND MEASUREMENT ADVANCES
11:15am - Paper 6 “The Emergence of Status Structures” Peter J. Burke, University of California, Riverside
11:45am - Paper 7 “The Role of Identity Commitment and Selective Interaction Strategies on the Drinking Behavior of Simulated Agent Interactions” Jason Martinez and
Ben G. Fitzpatrick, Tempest Technologies
12: 15pm LUNCH, INTS 1111
12:45pm – Videotape “Some Effects of a Stroke on Identity Change: An Autobiographical Account” George J. McCall, University of Missouri – St. Louis
1:30pm - Paper 8 "Self-Motives and the Neural Processing of Identity-Relevant Feedback: An Electroencephalographic Study" Will Kalkhoff, Richard T. Serpe, Joshua Pollock, Brennan Miller and Matt Pfeiffer, Kent State University
2:00pm - Paper 9 “Time as a Situational Constraint on Identity Enactment” Philip S. Brenner, University of Massachusetts, Boston
2:30pm - Paper 10 “Obligatory and Voluntary Identities: Measuring and Distinguishing Their Meanings” Mary Gallagher, Kent State University, Stark
Discussion Moderator: Jan E. Stets, University of California, Riverside
Time-Keeper:  Elena Fox, Kent State University
(SNACKS & REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE ALL AFTERNOON, INTS 1111)
ADVANCES IN GROUP/SOCIAL IDENTITY
3:00pm - Paper 11 “Racial Identity, Racial Discrimination, and Depressive Symptoms Among African Americans and Afro-Caribbeans” K. Jill Kiecolt, Hans Momplaisir,
and Michael Hughes, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
3:30pm - Paper 12 “Ethnic Identity: Dimensions, Correlates, and Implications for Educational Inequality” Yasmiyn Irizarry, University of Texas, Austin and Matthew O.  Hunt,
Northeastern University
4:00pm - Paper 13 “Investigating the Effects of Role and Social Identity on Sustained Interest in Science Education” David M. Merolla, Wayne State University
Discussion Moderator: Richard T. Serpe, Kent State University
Time-Keeper: Phoenicia Fares, University of California, Riverside
 
4:30pm Wrap Up: Jan E. Stets & Richard T. Serpe
7:00pm Drinks & Dinner: Burke/Stets Home
Saturday, November 15
8:00am – 8:45am BREAKFAST: Interdisciplinary Round Lab, INTS 1111
8:45am Convene to Interdisciplinary Symposium Room, INTS 1113
Welcoming Remarks: Richard T. Serpe
9:00am - Paper 14 “Queer Women on Campus: Constructing New Identities” Verta Taylor, Leila J. Rupp and Shaeleya D. Miller, University of California, Santa Barbara
ADVANCES IN STIGMATIZED IDENTITIES
9:30am - Paper 15 “Contextualizing Traditionally “Stigmatized Identities”: The Importance of Authenticity and Cognition” Brooke L. Long, Kent State University
10:00am - Paper 16 “Mental Illness as a Stigmatized Identity: An Application of Identity Theory" Kristen Marcussen, Kent State University and Emily K. Asencio,
Sonoma State University
10:30am - Paper 17 “Verification Outcomes of Stigmatized Identities: Using Identity Theory to Understand the Relationship between Deaf Identity Processes and Depression”
Michael J. Carter and Danielle C. Mireles, California State University, Northridge
Discussion Moderator: Jan E. Stets, University of California, Riverside
Time-Keeper:  Elena Fox, Kent State University
11:00am BREAK, INTS 1111
IDENTITY AND EMOTION ADVANCES
11:15am - Paper 18 “Examining the Relationship between Structural Identity Theory and Emotions: Multidimensional Emotion across Three Identities” Jessica A Leveto, Kent State University, Ashtabula
11:45am - Paper 19 “Person Identities and Depression: How Emotions Interact with Person Identities to Change Other Self-Meanings” Alicia D. Cast, University of California, Riverside and Bridget K. Welch, Western Illinois University
12:15pm LUNCH, INTS 1111
12:45pm - Paper 20 “Dispersion of Identity Meanings and its Effect on Negative Emotions After Discrepancy“ Allison Cantwell, University of California, Office of the President
1:30pm “Identity Theory and the General Social Survey” Jan E. Stets and Richard T. Serpe (Part of the team involved in the proposal development which also included Peter J. Burke, Alicia D. Cast, Kay Deaux, K. Jill Kiecolt, P. G. Klandermans, Sheldon Stryker, Verta Taylor and Nancy Whittier)
2:00pm - Paper 21 “The Influence of the Ideal and Ought Self Guides on the Affective Consequences of Identity Verification” Ryan Trettevik and Matthew Grindal, University of California, Riverside
Discussion Moderator: Richard T. Serpe, Kent State University
Time-Keeper: Phoenicia Fares, University of California, Riverside
ADVANCES IN EXTENDING IDENTITY THEORY
2:30pm - Paper 22 “Self-Attributions as a Source of Identity Feedback” Michael Harrod, Central Washington University
3:00 - Paper 23 "Contextualizing the Identity Process: Differential Reflected Appraisals and the Role of Proximate Social Structure" Fritz W. Yarrison, Kent State University
(SNACKS & REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE ALL AFTERNOON, INTS 1111)
3:30pm - Paper 24 “Exploring Causes of Environmentally Significant Individual Behaviors: Shared Meanings of Multiple Identities” Chris Biga, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Discussion Moderator: Jan E. Stets, University of California, Riverside
Time-Keeper:  Elena Fox, Kent State University
 
4:00pm Wrap-up and the future: Richard T. Serpe and Jan E. Stets
7:00pm Drinks & Dinner: Café Sevilla, Riverside
Sunday, November 16 – Departure