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  1. International Development Fellowship: Serve with America Solidaria

    International Development Fellowship: Serve with America Solidaria. Serve for a year in a capacity-building development project with a marginalized community in a Latin American country! America Solidaria is a nonprofit with seven offices throughout Latin America and the US that has been mobilizing young professionals for 15 years to overcome poverty and inequality. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for our two annual fellowship cycles in March and September.

  2. The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)

    The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is pleased to announce the 2018 Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards. In order to be considered for any of the Student Paper Competitions, applicants must submit their papers through the Annual Meeting Call for Papers, by January 31, 2018.

  3. City and Community: Special Issue on Community and Crime

    City and Community: Special Issue on Community and Crime. Submit to a special issue of City and Community on “Community and Crime,” guest edited by Rachael A. Woldoff, West Virginia University. This special issue seeks to unite the urban, community, and crime scholars by calling on original papers that either empirically examine or conceptually extend the crucial connections between community and crime. All papers will be subject to normal blind review by at least two reviewers.

  4. Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research (CPFR)

    Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research (CPFR), an annual series which focuses on cutting-edge topics in family research around the globe, is seeking manuscript submissions for its 2018 volume. The 2018 volume of CPFR will focus on the theme “The Work-Family Interface: Spillover, Complications, and Challenges.” As both families and work experiences vary considerably across cultures, and over time, the nature of the work-family interface continues to change.

  5. Human Rights Working Paper Series

    Human Rights Working Paper Series. The Rapoport Center’s Working Paper Series publishes innovative papers by established and early-career researchers as well as practitioners. The goal is to provide a productive environment for debate about human rights among academics, policymakers, activists, practitioners, and the public. For the 2017-18 series, we particularly encourage papers that explore the relationship between labor, inequality and human rights, in line with the Rapoport Center’s current thematic focus.

  6. The Sociological Quarterly

    The Sociological Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue, “Divided Nations: Democracy in an Age of Populism,” which is intended to explore the upheavals manifested in the two electoral convulsions of 2016—the victory of “Brexit” in the U.K. and the election of Donald Trump in the U.S. Submissions will be welcome throughout 2017 and early 2018. For more information, see “Other Opportunities” at on the Midwest Sociological Society website.

  7. The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)

    The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) invites submissions for the 68th Annual Meeting, August 10-12, 2018, Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel. This year’s theme selected by President Luis A. Fernandez is “Abolitionist Approaches to Social Problems.” SSSP is an interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students interested in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems. Deadline: January 31, 2018. Contact:

  8. Workshop on Transnational Networks Amid Global Crisis and Change

    Workshop on Transnational Networks Amid Global Crisis and Change. Proposals are sought for research papers to be presented at a workshop at the University of Pittsburgh, September 27-29, 2018. We invite researchers--particularly junior scholars, scholars from underrepresented groups, and scholars from countries of the global South--to propose research papers that employ data we have collected: the Transnational Social Movement Organizations (TSMO) and Inter-Organizational Network Databases.

  9. Awards

    Tanice Foltz, Indiana University Northwest, was the recipient of the W. George Pinnell Award for Outstanding Service in one’s career. In addition to a monetary award, a certificate, and an engraving on a permanent plaque at the IU Alumni Hall, she was invited to a reception and dinner with the President of Indiana University,

  10. Audit of ASA Financial Records Online

    The 2016 ASA audit, as approved by Council, is available on the ASA website at