Guide to the SSS Annual Conference

SSS 2024 Banner Logo that says: "87th annual meeting Disrupting Binaries New Orleans, LA April 3-6, 2024" surrounded by colorful cubes

Here’s your guide to the SSS annual conference! For the most up-to-date information and full schedule of sessions, be sure to download the mobile app, Whova.

You can support the Southern Sociological Society’s annual conference by donating here.

Book Signing Schedule

Come to the Community Book Center exhibition tables to meet these authors, purchase their books, and get them signed!

Community Book Center is a Black- and Woman-Owned Bookstore, etablished in 1983, in New Orleans, LA.

Thursday, April 4, 11:05-11:30am

Isom, Deena A. 2023. Gratuitous Angst in White America: A Theory of Whiteness and Crime. Taylor & Francis.

Thursday, April 4, 2:05-2:30pm

Zamantakis, Alithia. 2023. Thinking Cis: Cisgender, Heterosexual Men, and Queer Women’s Roles in Anti-Trans Violence. Rowman & Littlefield.

Friday, April 5, 11:10-11:30am

Scimecca, Joseph A. 2023. The Not So Outrageous Idea of a Christian Sociology. Routledge.

Friday, April 5, 2:05-2:30pm

Bartram, Robin. 2022. Stacked Decks: Building Inspectors and the Reproduction of Urban Inequality. University of Chicago.

Friday, April 5, 5:05-5:30pm

Miles, Corey Javon. 2023. Vibe: The Sound and Feeling of Black Life in the American South. University Press of Mississippi.

Saturday, April 6, 11:05-11:30am

McDonald, Maretta. 2024. The Sociology of Cardi B: A Trap Feminist Approach. Routledge.

Drag beyond Binaries

Friday, April 5, 2024 at 8:00pm
Armstrong Ballroom

e-Tipping Information for Performers (via venmo)

  • Justin Betweener: justinbetweener
  • Qween Quan: jahireen
  • Amanda Rose Andrews: Amanda_Rose_2008
  • Tuffy Love: Marc-Settembrino


Find these exhibitors in the Napoleon Foyer, 3rd Floor on Thursday and Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm; Saturday from 8:00 am – 11:30 am.

Departmental Members and Graduate Programs

Thanks to our departmental members for their support!

Coastal Carolina University
Davidson College
East Carolina University
Georgia Southern University
Louisiana State University
NC State University
St. Norbert College
University of Central Florida

University of Denver
University of Miami
University of Mississippi
University of New Orleans
University of North Carolina-Wilmington
University of Toronto
Waldorf University
Wofford College

To learn more about graduate programs in sociology, visit the Graduate Program Informational Session, Friday | 1:00 pm-2:15 pm | Bayside Foyer, 4th Floor.

Local Recommendations

Check out the Google map of recommendations the Local Arrangements Committee created, and visit for a list of Black-owned options.

Join the conversation on social media with #SSS2024 and #DisruptingBinaries!