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Marxist Sociology Call for Awards Nominees Statement

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Marxist Sociology Lifetime Achievement Award

Deadline: 2/19/2016

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes distinguished career achievement in Marxist sociology. Nominators should send all committee members a letter stating the case for the nominee winning the award and attach a copy of the nominee’s vitae. The award is for a body of work of sociological importance in the area of Marxist theory and research. The deadline for nominations is February 19, 2016. The chair in 2016 is Jeff Halley (Jeffrey.Halley@utsa.edu). According to ASA guidelines, nominees must be members of the American Sociological Association.

Committee:
Jeff Halley (Jeffrey.Halley@utsa.edu)
Art Jipson (ajipson1@udayton.edu)
Lauren Langman (llang944@aol.com)

Albert Szymanski-T.R. Young/Critical Sociology Marxist Sociology Graduate Student Paper Award

Deadline: 2/19/2016

The Albert Szymanski-T.R. Young/Critical Sociology Marxist Sociology Graduate Student Paper Award is presented to the author of the best graduate student paper. The competition is open to both published and unpublished article-length papers (roughly 25 pages in length without tables or references) written by a graduate student in the last few years (2013-2016). The committee will accept sole-authored and multiple-authored papers as long as the applicant is lead or senior author. No student-faculty collaborations can be accepted. The committee will select the paper that demonstrates the most thoughtful, competent, or innovative analysis of a theoretical, empirical, or activist issue(s) that is germane to Marxism, Marxist Sociology, and Marxist Praxis. The prize for the winner will be $500 ($250 from the Marxist Sociology section of the ASA and $250 from Critical Sociology, which jointly underwrites the award). The deadline for submissions is February 19, 2016. All submissions must be received electronically. All papers and questions should be sent to the chair of the committee. The chair in 2016 is Paul Prew (paul.prew@mnsu.edu). According to ASA guidelines, nominees must be members of the American Sociological Association.

Committee:
Paul Prew (paul.prew@mnsu.edu)
Lloyd Klein (lklein@hostos.cuny.edu)
Stephanie Baran (sbaran@uwm.edu)

Paul Sweezy Marxist Sociology Book Award

Deadline: 2/19/2016

The Sweezy Book Award goes to the author(s) of the best book published in the past two years in the area of Marxist theory and research. The committee will select the book that best demonstrates the most thoughtful, competent, or innovative analysis of a theoretical, empirical, or activist issue(s) that is germane to Marxism, Marxist Sociology, and Marxist Praxis. Nominations are being sought for books that were published in 2014 or 2015. Nominations, by email, should include standard bibliographic information about the work and a brief comment on its merits. A copy of the book must be sent to all committee members. The deadline for receipt of all materials is February 19, 2016. All addresses for the delivery of books for consideration are included below. The chair in 2016 is Brian Gareau (gareau@bc.edu). According to ASA guidelines, nominees must be members of the American Sociological Association.

Committee:
Brian Gareau (gareau@bc.edu)
Allison Hurst (hursta@oregonstate.edu)
Leontina Hormel (lhormel@uidaho.edu)

Make sure to mail a copy of the book to each of the individuals listed below.
Brian Gareau
McGuinn Hall 412
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Allison Hurst
Sociology Program
School of Public Policy
301 Fairbanks Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-3703

Leontina Hormel
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1110
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1110 "

Outstanding Marxist Sociology Article Award

Deadline: 2/19/2016

The Outstanding Marxist Sociology Article Award goes to the author(s) of the best article (or series of articles) published in the past two years in the area of Marxist theory and research. The Committee will select the article that best demonstrates the most thoughtful, competent, or innovative analysis of a theoretical, empirical, or activist issue(s) that is germane to Marxism, Marxist Sociology, and Marxist Praxis. Nominations should include (by email to all committee members) a brief comment on the merits of the published article (2014 or 2015) and a copy the article. The deadline for receipt of all materials is February 19, 2016. The chair in 2016 is J.I. (Hans) Bakker (hbakker@uoguelph.ca). According to ASA guidelines, nominees must be members of the American Sociological Association.

Committee:
J.I. (Hans) Bakker (hbakker@uoguelph.ca)
Richard Hogan (hoganr@purdue.edu)
Jorge Gonzalez (jgonz102@uottawa.ca)

Marxist Sociology Praxis Award

Deadline: 2/19/2016

The Marxist Sociology Praxis Award recognizes outstanding practice and achievement, by an individual and/or an organization. Practice may involve (but is not limited to) activism, organizing, and/or outreach to encourage/facilitate social change. Nominations should include a letter (by email to all committee members) stating the case for the nominee for the award and supporting materials: • For individuals nominated: vitae • For organizations nominated: organization portfolio (e.g., mission statement, past/present campaigns, and programs) • For individuals and organizations nominated: supporting materials, such as news articles, reference letters. The deadline for receipt of all materials is February 19, 2016. The chair in 2016 is Andrew R. Jones (anjones@csufresno.edu).

Committee:
Andrew R. Jones (anjones@csufresno.edu)
Andrea Dassopoulos (dassopou@unlv.nevada.edu)
Brendan McQuade (bmcquad2@depaul.edu)
Benjamin Levy (levy.ben@husky.neu.edu)

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NOMINEES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE ASA
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SECTION AWARDS