2017 Culture Awards: Committees & Calls

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2017 Culture Award CommitteesCall for nominations

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

Section members, authors, or publishers may nominate books published in 2016 or 2017. 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 15, 2017.

Send books and nominating letters to:

Patricia Banks (CHAIR), Mount Holyoke College, Department of Sociology, 50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075

Caroline Lee, A&S Department, OCGE, 43 South College Drive, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042

Marcus Hunter UCLA Department of Sociology, Haines 264, 375 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1551

Ben Carrington, Department of Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin, 305 E 23rd St, A1700, Austin, TX 78712-1086

Zandria Robinson, Department of Sociology, Clough Hall, Rhodes College, 2000 North Parkway, Memphis, Tennessee 38112

 

The Sociology of Culture Section’s Clifford Geertz Award for Best Article

Section members may nominate articles and original chapters of edited collections published in 2015-2017 (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 15, 2017.

Send submissions to: 

Paul Lichterman (CHAIR), University of Southern California, lichterm@usc.edu

Corey D. Fields, Stanford University, cfields@stanford.edu

Christina Simko, Williams College, cs9@williams.edu

Andrea Voyer, University of Connecticut, andrea.voyer@uconn.edu

Richard Wood, University of New Mexico, rlwood@unm.edu

 

The Sociology of Culture Section’s Richard A. Peterson Award 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 2017 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 15th, 2017.

Send submissions to: asacsstudentprize@gmail.com

Committee members:

Jeffrey Guhin (Chair), University of California, Los Angeles

Fabien Accominotti, London School of Economics

Phillipa K Chong, McMaster University

Casey Oberlin, Grinnell College

Mark C. Pachucki, University of Massachusetts

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