Sociology of Culture Call for Awards Nominations

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Mary Douglas Prize for Best Book


Section members, authors, or publishers may nominate books published in 2013 or 2014. Self-nominations are welcome. Authors must be members of the Culture Section. Send a nominating letter, including a description of the book and its significance, to each of the committee members. 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 copy of the book to each committee member. The deadline for nominations and receipt of books is March 1, 2014.

Genevieve Zubrzycki (Committee Chair)
Department of Sociology
University of Michigan
500 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Genevieve Zubrzycki genez@umich.edu

Cheris Shun-ching Chan
Room 906, Department of Sociology
Centennial Campus, University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam, HONG KONG
Email: cherisch@hku.hk

Marion Fourcade
Sociology, UC Berkeley
Barrows Hall 410
Berkeley CA 94720-1980
Marion Fourcade marion.fourcade@gmail.com

Iddo Tavory
New School for Social Research
Department of Sociology
6 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003
tavoryi@newschool.edu


Clifford Geertz Prize for Best Article

Section members may nominate articles and original chapters of edited collections published in 2012-2014 (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 nominating 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 March 1, 2014.

Peter Stamatov (Committee Chair)
Department of Sociology
Yale University
P.O. Box 208265,
New Haven CT 06520-8265
peter.stamatov@yale.edu

Amin Ghaziani
Department of Sociology
University of British Columbia
6303 NW Marine Drive
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
amin.ghaziani@ubc.ca

Lauren Rivera
Department of Management & Organizations
Northwestern University
2001 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
l-rivera@kellogg.northwestern.edu


Richard A. Peterson for Best Student Paper

Section members may nominate any work (published or unpublished), written by someone who is a student at the time of submission.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 2014 ASA Annual Meeting. Send a nominating 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 articles is March 1, 2014.

Xiaohong Xu (Committee Chair)
Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore
Mailing address: Department of Sociology, 11 Arts Link, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117570
Email: Xiaohong Xu (socxuxh@nus.edu.sg)

Peggy Levitt
Department of Sociology
Wellesley College
Wellesley, Mass 02481
plevitt@wellesley.edu

Charles Seguin
Department of Sociology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
155 Hamilton Hall, CB #3210
Chapel Hill, NC  27599
charlieseguin@gmail.com