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Sociology of Culture Call for Awards Nominations

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The Sociology of Culture Section's Mary Douglas Prize for Best Book

Deadline: 2/29/2016

Section members, authors, or publishers may nominate books published in 2014-2015. Self-nominations are welcome. Authors must be members of the Culture Section. Send a nomination letter, including a description of the book and its significance, to each committee member (by email). Books that do not have an accompanying nomination letter by the deadline will not be considered for the prize. Also, please arrange for the book's publisher to send a paper copy of the book to each committee member. The deadline for nominations and receipt of books is Monday, February 29, 2016.

Committee:
Lyn Spillman (Committee Chair)
Department of Sociology
810 Flanner Hall, University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556, United States
Spillman.1@nd.edu

Virag Molnar
The New School Department of Sociology,
Rm 1012 6 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003
molnarv@newschool.edu

Ronald Jacob
1400 Washington Ave. Arts & Sciences 351
University at Albany
Albany, NY 12222
rjacobs@albany.edu

The Sociology of Culture Section's Clifford Geertz Prize for Best Article

Deadline: 2/29/2016

Section members may nominate articles and original chapters of edited collections published in 2014-2016 (although not pieces that have previously won a Culture Section award). Self-nominations are welcome. Authors must be members of the Culture Section. Send a nomination letter, including a description of the article and its significance, along with an electronic copy of the article to each member of the prize committee. Articles that are not accompanied by a nomination letter will not be considered for the prize. The deadline for receipt of nominations and articles is Monday, February 29, 2016.

Committee:

Matthew Norton (Committee Chair)
University of Oregon
mnorton@uoregon.edu

Rhys H. Williams
Loyola University Chicago
rwilliams7@luc.edu

Ming-Chen Lo
University of California-Davis
mmlo@ucdavis.edu

The Sociology of Culture Section's Richard A. Peterson for Best Student Paper

Deadline: 2/29/2016

Section members may nominate any work (published or unpublished), written by someone who is a student at the time of submission. Self-nominations are welcome. Authors must be members of the Culture Section. This award includes a $300 prize to reimburse part of the cost of attending the 2016 ASA Annual Meeting. Send a nomination letter, including a description of the paper and its significance, along with an electronic copy of the paper to each member of the prize committee. Papers that are not accompanied by a nomination letter will not be considered for the prize. The deadline for receipt of nominations and papers is Monday, February 29, 2016.

Committee:

Terry McDonnell (Committee Chair)
University of Notre Dame
terence.e.mcdonnell@nd.edu

Ruth Braunstein
University of Connecticut
ruth.braunstein@uconn.edu

Monica C. Bell
Harvard University
monicabell@fas.harvard.edu

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