Sex and Gender Call for Awards Nominations

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DISTINGUISHED ARTICLE AWARD

Contact: Mary Nell Trautner, trautner@buffalo.edu

Deadline: February 14, 2014

The 2014 Sex and Gender Distinguished Article Award Committee is currently accepting nominations of outstanding and innovative articles or book chapters published in 2011, 2012, or 2013. The 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, please 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, Mary Nell Trautner, at trautner@buffalo.edu. In the subject line of your email please type "NOMINATION FOR SEX & GENDER ARTICLE AWARD." While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become members of ASA's Sex and Gender section. Nomination deadline is February 14, 2014.

Committee

Mary Nell Trautner (chair), trautner@buffalo.edu
Ross Haenfler, ross@olemiss.edu
Angela Jones, jonesa@farmingdale.edu
Sarah Pollock, tub66263@temple.edu
Jennifer Utrata, jutrata@ups.edu

DISTINGUISHED BOOK AWARD

The 2014 Sex and Gender Distinguished book Award Committee is currently accepting nominations of outstanding and innovative books published in 2011, 2012, or 2013. The award honors those who make a significant contribution to the field of sex and gender through a book on the cutting edge of sociological inquiry. 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. Please send a two-page letter via email explaining how the book makes a significant contribution to the sociology of sex and gender to the Committee Chair, Kristen Schilt at kschilt@uchicago.edu, and
  2. notify the book publisher to send copies of the books by February 1, 2014 to the chair and all the committee members. Contact information for all committee members is below.

Please note that the nomination deadline for this award is February 1, 2014. No nomination letters will be accepted after February 1, 2014.

Have publisher send books to EACH committee member listed below:

Kristen Schilt (Chair)
University of Chicago
1126 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Miriam Abelson
Department of Sociology
1291 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1291

D'Lane Compton
UNO Sociology Dept
189 MILN Hall
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148

Thomas J. Linneman
Department of Sociology
The College of William and Mary
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

Anthony Ocampo
Cal Poly Pomona
Psychology and Sociology Department
3801 W. Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768

Eileen M. Otis
Department of Sociology
1291 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-129

FEMINIST SCHOLAR ACTIVIST AWARD

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 early-career, mid-career, and life-time achievement of individuals and groups. The committee will not consider self-nominations. To submit a nomination for the Feminist Scholar-Activist Award, please send a letter of nomination, a copy of the nominee’s vita, one additional supporting letter, and any additional relevant supporting material to the Committee Chair, Sara Crawley at scrawley@usf.edu. Nomination deadline is February 15, 2014.

Committee

Abraham Pena-Talamantes, apena@fsu.edu
Ariella Rotramel, arotrame@conncoll.edu
Elizabeth Borland, borland@tcnj.edu
Dawn Dow, dmdow@maxwell.syr.edu

SALLY HACKER GRADUATE STUDENT PAPER AWARD

Papers are currently being accepted for the 2014 Sally Hacker Graduate Student Paper Award. The paper should deal with a theoretical issue or empirical problem important to the field of sex and gender. It may be based on a dissertation that is still in progress or was completed and approved no earlier than February 2013. Papers based on master's theses or other research are also eligible. Papers should be journal length (35 pages maximum) and may be published or in manuscript. Self-nominations are acceptable. Please send a letter of nomination and an electronic version of the paper to the Committee Chair, Elizabeth A. Armstrong, at elarmstr@edu. Nomination deadline is February 15, 2014.

Committee

Elizabeth A. Armstrong (chair), elarmstr@umich.edu
Amy Wharton (1st year of term), wharton@vancouver.wsu.edu
Hae Yeon Choo (1st year of term), hy.choo@utoronto.edu 
Smitha Radhakrishnan (2nd year of term), sradhakr@wellesley.edu
Fareen Parvez (2nd year of term), parvez@soc.umass.edu