color me skeptical

Subj: 2010 ASA – Housing Is Open and the ASA Hotels are booking up FAST!!

(Clarifying note: that ASA failed to book its hotel allotment in Atlanta last time the meetings were there is a big part of why we are going back again so soon.)

Author: jeremy

I am the Ethel and John Lindgren Professor of Sociology and a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University.

8 thoughts on “color me skeptical”

  1. What amazed me most was the video of Evelyn Nakano Glenn’s bookshelf with a little bit of the top of her head popping into view from time to time while she narrates the welcome to ASA. Was this how it looked to everyone else?

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  2. BUYER BEWARE – arranging housing on your own may result in facial warts, tennis elbow, premature balding, and/or carpal tunnel syndrome.

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  3. This is good news. No guilt for those who choose to stay elsewhere if ASA is fulfilling its obligation FAST!!

    PAA rooms did sell out quickly. I was in an official overflow hotel a mile away. The PAA location in Dallas was further from other hotels and restaurants than any other conference location in my recent memory.

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  4. BUYER BEWARE

    I saw that note. “We have been made aware of an entity known as THE MARKET which may offer you identical or near-substitute accommodation at a supposedly significant discount. Unfortunately, some past attendees have fallen prey to THE MARKET and have either paid less money, been located at a room up to two blocks away, or otherwise received a good or service which they contracted for cheap. Reservations made through THE MARKET are be at your own risk, subject only to the laws and conventions governing exchange in a capitalist democracy.”

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  5. rates available directly from the marriott are currently LOWER than the rates available at the marriott through the ASA bank. ($159 vs $179 for a double.) fyi.

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