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Application Deadline: December 15
2018 Annual Meeting
Applications are invited for the editorships of Contemporary Sociology, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Sociological Methodology, Socius, and Teaching Sociology.
The official terms for the new editors (or co-editors) will commence in January 2020 (the editorial transition will be in summer 2019) and is for a minimum of three years (until December 2022), with a possible extension of up to an additional two years.
ASA members are encouraged to submit nominations for ASA awards. Award selection committees, appointed by ASA Council, review nominations and select awardees.
The deadline to submit nominations is January 31, 2019. For submission information, visit www.asanet.org/awards.
The American Sociological Association convened its 113th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, August 11–14. With nearly 5,500 registrants, the 2018 ASA Annual Meeting addressed important current issues within society and the discipline. With sessions ranging from sexuality to criminology and from religion to the family, attendees reported on the most sensitive problems confronting American society.
“I would like to begin by acknowledging that we are holding our meeting in the ancestral and un-ceded territory of the Lenape people. . . “
This is how Eduardo Bonilla-Silva began his 2018 ASA Presidential Address. He went on to underscore that “Sociologists must recognize that settler colonialism…is not past history, but a contemporary social force [and] is a racist project.”