American Sociological Association

Section on Sociology of Sex and Gender

Sociology of Sex and Gender Award Nominations Calls

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER DISTINGUISHED ARTICLE AWARD
Deadline: 3/1/2019
The Sex and Gender Section seeks nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Article Award.  This 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, 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, Sanyu Mojola, smojola@princeton.edu.  The article must have been published in 2017 or 2018. In the subject line of your email, please type NOMINATION FOR SEX & GENDER ARTICLE AWARD. The nomination deadline for this award is March 1, 2019. No nominations will be accepted after that date. Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association and members of ASA’s Sex and Gender section.

 

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER SALLY HACKER GRADUATE STUDENT PAPER AWARD
Deadline: 3/1/2019
The Sex and Gender Section seeks nominations for the 2019 Sally Hacker Graduate Student Paper Award in Sex and Gender. Submitted papers should deal with a theoretical issue or empirical problem important to the field of sex and gender. All authors must be graduate students at the time of submission. 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 and members of ASA’s Sex and Gender section. To submit a nomination for the Sally Hacker Graduate Student Paper Award in Sex and Gender, please send a letter of nomination and an electronic version of the paper to the Committee Chair, Caitlyn Collins, c.collins@wustl.edu. 

 

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER FEMINIST SCHOLAR ACTIVIST AWARD
Deadline: 3/1/2019
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 groups or individuals at any point in their career. The committee will consider self-nominations. Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association and 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 supporting letter, and any additional relevant supporting material to the Committee Chair, Fareen Parvez parvez@soc.umass.edu.

 

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER DISTINGUISHED BOOK AWARD
Deadline: 3/1/2019
The Sex and Gender Section seeks nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Book Award.  This award honors those who make a significant contribution to the field of sex and gender through a distinguished book—published in 2018, 2017, or 2016—that is on the cutting edge of sociological inquiry. Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association and 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, Kristen Barber barber@siu.edu, and 2. Notify the book publisher to send copies of the books by March 1, 2019 to the chair and all seven of the committee members listed below (8 copies, total). Contact information for all committee members is below. The nomination deadline for this award is March 1, 2019. No nomination letters will be accepted after March 1, 2019. 

Names and mailing addresses for all members: 

Kristen Barber
Book Award Committee Chair
Department of Sociology
Southern Illinois University, CarbondaleŸ
Faner Hall 3384, MC 4524Ÿ
Carbondale, IL 62901 

Héctor Carrillo
Department of Sociology
Northwestern University
1810 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60208

Georgiann Davis
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Department of Sociology
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Box 455033
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5033

Doug Meyer
University of Virginia
Women, Gender & Sexuality
Levering Hall, PO Box 400172
Charlottesville, VA 22904

Carla A. Pfeffer
University of South Carolina
Department of Sociology
Sloan College Rm. 321
911 Pickens St.
Columbia, SC 29208

R. Plante
Dept of Sociology
Ithaca College
953 Danby Rd
Ithaca NY 14850

Rachel Rinaldo 
Department of Sociology
UCB327, Ketchum 195
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309

Mary Nell Trautner
Department of Sociology
446 Park Hall
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Buffalo, NY 14260