February 16-17, 2019
Hawai'i Sociological Association Conference
We are pleased to announce the 40th annual Hawai'i Sociological Association conference to be held at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa campus, Honolulu, HI 96822.
"Our conference theme this year is, "Culture and Place: Pathways to Social Inequality." We welcome sociological research on Hawai'i or other cultures and places. The goal is to advance our understanding of diversity locally and beyond.
This is a special year for HSA, as we will be celebrating our 40th anniversary!
2019 HSA Registration Table Undergraduate Student Paper Competition
Registration Deadline-- TBA
Paper Deadline--November 1, 2018
Student Paper Award Application--January 15, 2019
HSA Annual Meeting 2019 Keynote Speaker
Title: "Spaces, Places, and Identity: Contextual and Psychological Causes of Health"
David T. Takeuchi, Ph.D., is currently Professor and Associate Dean for Research at Boston College School of Social Work. He is a sociologist who received his Ph.D. from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. His research focuses on the social, structural, and cultural contexts that are associated with different health outcomes, especially among racial and ethnic minorities.
Dr. Takeuchi is an award-winning scholar. In August of 2015, he received the American Sociological Association's Leonard I. Pearlin Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Sociology of Mental Health. In 2018, he received the American Sociological Association’s Section on Asia and Asian America's Contribution to the Field Award. He received the Legacy Award from the Family Research Consortium, Research and Mentoring Award from the Asian American Psychological Association, and the Innovations Award from the National Institutes of Health for his research contributions. He was honored with the University of Washington 2011 Marsha Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award.
Dr. Takeuchi’s funded research has been published in a wide range of journals including the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Social Science and Medicine, American Journal of Psychiatry, American Journal of Public Health, Archives of General Psychiatry, American Journal of Community Psychology, Medical Care, Sociology of Education, and Social Forces. He has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, W.T. Grant Foundation, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Finally, he is an elected member of the Sociological Research Association, an honor society of the nation’s top sociologists.
David Takeuchi Keynote Speech Conference Lunch Campus Center
Social Event 5:30-7:30 PM February 16, 2019 at the New Otani Kaimana Hotel Sans Souci Room
New Otani Hotel Social
Minutes from the HSA 2019 Business Meeting (HSA 2020):
Penny-bee, faculty Women’s Studies UH Manoa, nominated as President, vote anonymously
Corey Adler, faculty Sociology, Leeward CC, nominated as Vice-President, vote anonymously
Mark Willingham, Jr Graduate Student, UH Manoa, nominated as Treasurer, vote anonymously
Sebastian Leon, Rutgers University, nominated as Outreach chair
Better outreach at CCs + Chaminade, HPU, and other campuses
Have a seperate registration option for people who can’t attend but want to be members
Maintain free student entry
Tier system for people who are local and grad students from other places > revisit this and revise
Bylaws have a list of committees > we will send out a Google doc for people to sign up
Cody LeSate is interested in helping with website
Extending virtual participation
Extending social media
President gets to establish the theme
Island feminism informing 2020 theme
Creating a central email list (right now there’s 4 different ones right now)
Website and media
Nomination and outreach
Award committee: Colleen