Asia and Asian American Section Call for Awards Nominees

 

The Asia and Asian America Section Book Award: Asian America

Deadline: 2/7/2016

The Asia and Asian American section invites nomination letters and materials for the most outstanding book on Asian America. Eligible books must have been published during 2014 or 2015. Nomination and self-nomination letters are required and should be no more than 2 pages stating the significance and innovations of the book. The book award nominations deadline is February 7, 2016. Send a copy of the book to both committee co-chairs.

Committee:

Catherine Lee
3254 Clay St
San Francisco, CA 94115
clee@sociology.rutgers.edu

Grace Yoo
San Francisco State University Department of Asian American Studies
1600 Holloway Ave.
EP 103 San Francisco, CA 94132-4252
gracey@sfsu.edu

The Asia and Asian America Section Book Award: Asia/Transnational

Deadline: 2/7/2015

The Asia and Asian American section invites nomination letters and materials for the most outstanding book on Asia/Transnational published during 2014 and 2015. Nomination and self-nomination letters are required and should be no more than 2 pages stating the significance and innovations of the book. The book award nominations deadline is February 7, 2016. Send a copy of the book to both committee co-chairs.

Committee

Eileen Otis
Department of Sociology
1291 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1291
otis@uoregon.edu

Hung Cam Thai
Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies
The Claremont Colleges
647 N. College Way,
Lincoln 1118 Claremont, CA 91711
hung.thai@pomona.edu

The Asia and Asian America Section Research Paper Award

Deadline: 3/31/2016

Nominations (including self-nominations) are invited for the Section's Research Paper Award. This year we are seeking nominations for papers on Asia/Transnational and/or Asian America published during 2014 and 2015. Nomination and self-nomination letters should be no more than 2 pages stating the significance and innovations of the paper. The deadline for nominations is March 31, 2016. Send an electronic copy of the paper along with nomination letter to both committee co-chairs.

Committee
Emily Walton, emily.c.walton@dartmouth.edu
Paul Chang, paulchang@fas.harvard.edu

The Asia and Asian America Section Graduate Student Paper Award

Deadline: 3/31/2016

The section will award a prize to the best graduate student paper addressing any topic in the sociology of either Asia or Asian America. The winner receives a cash prize of $300 at the annual meeting. Entries should be double spaced with 12 point font and not exceed 35 pages in length (including all references, tables, and figures). Papers may be published, under consideration for publication, or accepted for a panel at the ASA. Papers may be co-authored, but the student should be the lead author. Papers may be submitted by students or by professors on behalf of their students. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2016. Send an electronic copy of the paper to both committee co-chairs.

Committee
Victoria Reyes, vreyes@brynmawr.edu
Jun Xu, jxu@bsu.edu

The Asia and Asian America Section Contribution to the Field Award

Deadline: 3/31/2016

Nominations (including self-nominations) are invited for the Section’s Contribution to the Field Award. This award is meant to recognize those professors who have worked to build up the fields of Asian and/or Asian American Studies within their universities/colleges and the discipline at large, such as through curriculum building, institution building, critically engaged pedagogy, grassroots organizing, mentoring, and the like. Nominees’ contributions may be local, regional, national, or international. Supporting documents, including vita, supporting letters, teaching evaluations, etc. are encouraged. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2016. Send an electronic copy to both committee co-chairs.

Committee
Jiannbin Shiao, jshiao@uoregon.edu
Prema Kurien, pkurien@maxwell.syr.edu

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