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Asia and Asian American Section Call for Awards Nominees

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The awards nomination deadline is March 31, 2015, except for all but the book awards.

The Asia and Asian America Section Book Award: Asian America

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 2013 or 2014. 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, 2015. Send a copy of the book to each Book Award co-chairs:

Moon-Kie Jung

Sociology Dept.

Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

Thompson Hall, 7th Floor

Amherst, MA 01003

and

Monisha Das Gupta

Dept. of Sociology

Univ. of Hawai’i

2560 Campus Road

George Hall Room 301

Honolulu, HI 96822-2287

 

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

The Asia and Asian American section invites nomination letters and materials for the most outstanding book on Asia/Transnational published during 2013 and 2014. 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, 2015. Send a copy of the book to each Book Award co-chairs:

Jennifer Chun

Dept. of Sociology

725 Spadina Avenue

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

M5S 2J4

and

Kelly Chong

Dept. of Sociology

Univ. of Kansas

1415 Jayhawk Blvd.

716 Fraser Hall

Lawrence, KS 66045-7540

 

The Asia and Asian America Section Research Paper Award

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 2013 and 2014. 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, 2015. Send an electronic copy of the paper along with nomination letter(s) to each Research Paper Award Co-Chair:

Dina Okamoto, dokamoto@indiana.edu and Wei-hsin Yu, whyu1@umd.edu

 

The Asia and Asian America Section Graduate Student Paper Award

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, 2015. Send an electronic copy of the paper to:

Pawan Dhingra, Pawan.Dhingra@tufts.edu and Sharmila Rudrappa, rudrappa@austin.utexas.edu

 

The Asia and Asian America Section Contribution to the Field Award

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, 2015. Send an electronic copy to:

Lisa Park, lspark@umn.edu and Rick Baldoz, Rick.Baldoz@oberlin.edu

 

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