Previous ASA News and Announcements


News items in this list may or may not be current, but they are listed here, from most recent to oldest, as a record of past news.  Thus, some deadlines may be obsolete, so read items carefully. The date within brackets following some news items below is the date of the item's initial posting on the main homepage ( or the date of the item's last editing.

Register for a December 12, 3-4 pm ET, webinar "Using Wikipedia Writing Assignments in Graduate and Undergraduate Courses."

Speak4Sociology is back! Visit our blog and post a comment.

New edition of ASA Style Guide now available.

ASA leaders speak out on Salaita controversy with letters in opposition and in support of his non-appointment.

Applications are invited for the editorships of three ASA journals

Lisa Keister and James Moody selected inaugural editors of new ASA open access journal

2013 ASA audit now available

Register for the September 30 webinarMaking the Connections Between Human Rights and Sociology

Other ASA elected leaders speak out on Salaita matter

ASA presidents and secretary express concern about academic freedom and Dr. Salaita's non-appointment

ASA files amicus in Colombia supporting marriage of same-sex couples (English and Spanish)

Contexts (Summer 2014) online free until 9/22

Journal Citation Reports: ASR #1 in sociology

Marrett steps down as NSF deputy director

Margaret Abraham elected ISA President

2014 ASA election results are online

Applications invited for City & Community editorship

SA files amicus brief supporting a suit to overturn gay marriage ban in U.S. 6th Circuit Court

ASA launches Member-Get-a-Member campaign

Applications invited for ASA open access journal editorship

New in the ASA bookstore: 2014 Guide to Graduate Departments

Give a student the gift of ASA membership

ASA amicus brief supports suit to overturn Virginia’s gay marriage ban

ASA editors' reports for 2013 now online

Donate to digitizing 1990-2010 ASA editorial files

ASA to launch open access scholarly journal for all sociology subfields

ASA Amicus Brief supports suits to overturn Utah, Oklahoma gay marriage bans

Council acts on 1991-2009 editorial office files; read Council statement and background memo .

Contexts (Winter 2014 issue) available online free through March 18

ISA World Congress travel grants are now available

Student members invited to participate in ASA membership video contest

ASA is looking for feedback on

Applications invited for Minority Fellowship Program