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American Sociological Association: Ethnomethodology Section Awards
Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis Call for Awards Nominees Statement
Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis Lifetime Achievement Award.
This award recognizes those who have made distinguished lifetime career contributions to the fields of ethnomethodology and/or conversation analysis. To nominate an individual for this award, please submit the following: 1) A letter detailing the nominee’s contributions to EMCA; 2) Relevant supporting materials, including a list of the nominee’s publications; and 3) At least two additional external letters speaking to the person’s contributions and impact on the field(s). Nominations should be submitted by March 1, 2013 to: Tim Berard, Department of Sociology, 215 Merrill Hall, PO Box 5190, Kent, Ohio 44242 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org (email preferred).
Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis Graduate Student Paper Award
This award recognizes an outstanding paper written by a graduate student. Submitted papers should address ethnomethodological and/or conversation analytic topics and literature and should read well as stand-alone papers. Maximum length is 10,000 words (excluding references). We seek to support graduate students’ original and best work, so we will consider unpublished papers or articles published in any journal or book. Co-authored papers are only acceptable if all authors are students. Only scholarly essays completed/published between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012 will be considered for awards made in August 2013. All nominees must be dues-paying members of the EMCA section (which requires ASA membership) for the year 2013. The Graduate Best Paper Award winner will receive $300 travel reimbursement for the ASA annual meeting in New York. Submission
deadline: March 29, 2013. The award committee is led by Jon Hindmarsh (King’s College London). But to ensure the anonymity of the process, please send submissions to: dirk.vom_Lehn@kcl.ac.uk
Melvin Pollner Prize in Ethnomethodology
The ASA Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis Section solicits nominations for the Melvin Pollner Prize in Ethnomethodology. This $1000 award honors the intellectual spirit and memory of Melvin Pollner and will be given to an outstanding book, article, or chapter published between 2008-2012 that addresses issues relating to ethnomethodology in the inclusive sense reflected in Pollner’s intellectual and research concerns. Nominations should be submitted no later than March 29, 2013 and should include 1) full bibliographic information on the nominated publication; 2) a link to a web site where articles and/or chapters can be downloaded, a PDF copy of the manuscript, or a hard copy of the manuscript (copies of books need not be submitted with the initial nomination), and 3) a brief description of the publication’s special contribution and how it reflects the spirit of the award. Please submit nominations to John Heritage, Dept. of Sociology, University of California at Los Angeles, 264 Haines Hall, P.O. Box 951551, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1551 USA, email@example.com