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SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER DISTINGUISHED ARTICLE AWARD

Contact: Elizabeth A. Armstrong (elarmstr@umich.edu)

Deadline: February 14, 2015

The 2015 Sex and Gender Distinguished Article Award Committee is currently accepting nominations of outstanding and innovative articles or book chapters published in 2013 or 2014. The award honors those who make a significant contribution to the field of sex and gender through an article or book chapter on the cutting edge of sociological inquiry. Authors need not be sociologists, and articles may be published in journals associated with disciplines other than sociology. Self-nominations are acceptable. To nominate a particular article or book chapter for this award, please submit a one-page letter explaining why the article makes a significant contribution to the sociology of sex and gender, along with an electronic version of the article/chapter to the Committee Chair, Elizabeth A. Armstrong, at elarmstr@umich.edu. In the subject line of your email please type "NOMINATION FOR SEX & GENDER ARTICLE AWARD." Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association. While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become members of ASA's Sex and Gender section. Nomination deadline is February 14, 2015.

Committee:

Elizabeth A. Armstrong (chair), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (elarmstr@umich.edu)
Cawo Abdi, University of Minnesota
Chaitanya Lakkimsetti, Texas A&M University
Emily Mann, University of South Carolina
Beth Montemurro, Penn State University, Abington
Marik Xavier-Brier, Georgia State University

 

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER DISTINGUISHED BOOK AWARD

Contact:  Shari Dworkin (Shari.Dworkin@ucsf.edu)

Deadline:  February 1, 2015

The 2015 Sex and Gender Distinguished book Award Committee is currently accepting nominations of outstanding and innovative books published in 2014, 2013, or 2012. This award honors those who make a significant contribution to the field of sex and gender through a distinguished manuscript that is on the cutting edge of sociological inquiry. Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association.  While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become members of ASA's Sex and Gender section.  Self-nominations are acceptable, and authors need not be sociologists – though the books must be relevant to sociologists. Edited collections are ineligible; and nominations from publishers will not be accepted.

To nominate a book for this award:

  1. Send a two-page letter via email explaining how this book makes a significant and innovative contribution to the sociology of sex and gender to the Committee Chair, Shari L. Dworkin, at shari.dworkin@ucsf.edu, and
  2. Notify the book publisher to send copies of the books by February 1, 2015 to the chair and all the committee members (6 copies). Contact information for all committee members is below.

Please note that the nomination deadline for this award is February 1, 2015. No nomination letters will be accepted after February 1, 2015.

Have publisher send books to EACH committee member listed below:

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER FEMINIST SCHOLAR ACTIVIST AWARD

Contact:  Sara Crawley (scrawley@usf.edu).
Deadline: February 15, 2014

The Sex and Gender Section seeks nominations for the Feminist Scholar-Activist Award, established in 2010 to recognize and honor scholars who have used feminist research and strategies to foster social change in public understandings and treatments of gender. Nominees may have contributed to a range of efforts, including (but not limited to) critically engaged pedagogy, community-based or participatory research, translational work, advocacy research, media campaigns, and grassroots organizing. Scholar-activist efforts may be local, regional, national, or international, and nominations may recognize early-career, mid-career, and life-time achievement of individuals and groups. The committee will not consider self-nominations. Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association.  While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become members of ASA's Sex and Gender section.  To submit a nomination for the Feminist Scholar-Activist Award, please send a letter of nomination, a copy of the nominee’s vita, one additional supporting letter, and any additional relevant supporting material to the Committee Chair, Sara Crawley at scrawley@usf.edu. Nomination deadline is February 15, 2014.

Committee:
Sara Crawley (chair), University of South Florida (scrawley@usf.edu)
Laura Fantone, University of California, Berkeley (elefantone@gmail.com)
Rocio Garcia, UCLA (Garcia.rocio1030@gmail.com)
Gloria González-Lopez, University of Texas—Austin (gloria@austin.utexas.edu)
Karen Hossfeld, San Francisco State University (hossfeld@sfsu.edu)
Gail Murphy-Geiss, Colorado College (gmurphygeiss@coloradocollege.edu)

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER SALLY HACKER GRADUATE STUDENT PAPER AWARD

Contact:  Laurel Westbrook (westbrol@gvsu.edu)
Deadline:  February 16, 2015.

Papers are currently being accepted for the 2015 Sally Hacker Graduate Student Paper Award in Sex and Gender. The paper should deal with a theoretical issue or empirical problem important to the field of sex and gender. It may be based on a dissertation that is still in progress or was completed and approved no earlier than February 2014. Papers based on master's theses or other research are also eligible. Papers should be journal length (35 pages maximum) and may be published or in manuscript. Self-nominations are acceptable. Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association. While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become members of ASA's Sex and Gender section. Please send a letter of nomination and an electronic version of the paper to the Committee Chair, Laurel Westbrook, at westbrol@gvsu.edu. Nomination deadline is February 16, 2015.
 

Committee:

Laurel Westbrook (chair), Grand Valley State University (westbrol@gvsu.edu)
Kristen M Barber, Southern Illinois University
Jennifer Carlson, University of Toronto
Hae Yeon Choo, University of Toronto
Amy S. Wharton, Washington State University

 

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