2018 Culture Award Committees—Call for nominations

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

Section members, authors, or publishers may nominate books published in 2017 or 2018. 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, 2018.

Michaela DeSoucey, Committee Co-Chair
Dept of Sociology & Anthropology
North Carolina State University
1911 Building, Campus Box 8107
Raleigh, NC 27695
madesouc@ncsu.edu

Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, Committee Co-Chair
Department of Criminal Justice
Temple University
1115 West Polett Walk
Gladfelter Hall, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19122
nvancleve@temple.edu

Jonathan Wynn
Department of Sociology
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Thompson Hall, 200 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9277
wynn@umass.edu

Ming-Cheng Lo
Department of Sociology
University of California, Davis
1283 Social Sciences and Humanities
Davis, CA 95616-8701
mmlo@ucdavis.edu

Andrea Voyer
Department of Sociology
University of Connecticut
Harry G. Manchester Hall
344 Mansfield Road
UCONN Unit 1068
Storrs, CT 06269
andrea.voyer@uconn.edu 

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

Section members may nominate articles and original chapters of edited collections published in 2016-2018 (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, 2018.

Nominations can also be submitted through SocArXiv, by uploading the paper to the archive and sending an email with the link to the award committee chair. For instructions, see this tutorial: http://bit.ly/2y7hHn3. You only need to follow Step 1, “Sharing your paper,” to generate the link for submitting a nomination. If a paper submitted to SocArXiv wins a section award, notify socarxiv@gmail.com and SocArXiv will give the authors $250.

Daniel Winchester, Committee Chair
Department of Sociology
Purdue University
700 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059
dwinches@purdue.edu

Lisa McCormick
Department of Sociology
University of Edinburgh
School of Social and Political Science
Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LD
lisa.mccormick@ed.ac.uk

Claire Decoteau
Department of Sociology
University of Illinois at Chicago
4112 Behavioral Sciences Building
1007 West Harrison Street (MC 312)
Chicago, IL 60607-7140
decoteau@uic.edu

Jessi Streib
Department of Sociology
Duke University
276 Soc/Psych Building
417 Chapel Drive Box 90088
Durham, NC 27708-0088
jss82@duke.edu

Greggor Mattson
Department of Sociology
Oberlin College
King 305
10 N. Professor Street
Oberlin OH 44074-1095
greggor.mattson@oberlin.edu

 

The Sociology of Culture Section’s 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 2018 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 15, 2018.

Nominations can also be submitted through SocArXiv, by uploading the paper to the archive and sending an email with the link to the award committee chair. For instructions, see this tutorial: http://bit.ly/2y7hHn3. You only need to follow Step 1, “Sharing your paper,” to generate the link for submitting a nomination. If a paper submitted to SocArXiv wins a section award, notify socarxiv@gmail.com and SocArXiv will give the authors $250.

Matthew Clair, Committee Chair
Department of Sociology
Harvard University
William James Hall, 6th Floor
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
clair@fas.harvard.edu

Shai Dromi
Department of Sociology
Harvard University
William James Hall, 6th Floor
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
shai.dromi@g.harvard.edu

Alvaro Santana-Acuna
Department of Sociology
Whitman College
345 Boyer Ave.
Walla Walla WA 99362
santana@whitman.edu

Matthew Norton
Department of Sociology
University of Oregon
736 PLC 1291
Eugene, OR 97403-1291
mnorton@uoregon.edu

Jingsi Wu
Department of Journalism and Media Studies
Hofstra University
322C Laurence Herbert School of Communication
111 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
Jingsi.Wu@hofstra.edu

 

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