Section Awards

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER DISTINGUISHED ARTICLE AWARD

Deadline: 3/1/2018

The Sex and Gender Section seeks nominations for the 2018 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, Jennifer Randles jrandles@mail.fresnostate.edu. The article must have been published in 2016 or 2017. In the subject line of your email, please type NOMINATION FOR SEX & GENDER ARTICLE AWARD. 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: 3/1/2018

The Sex and Gender Section seeks nominations for the 2018 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, Fareen Parvez parvez@soc.umass.edu.

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER FEMINIST SCHOLAR ACTIVIST AWARD

Deadline: 3/1/2018 Extended to 3/30/2018

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, Catherine Bolzendahl c.bolzendahl@uci.edu.

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER DISTINGUISHED BOOK AWARD

Deadline: 3/1/2018

The Sex and Gender Section seeks nominations for the 2018 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 2017, 2016, or 2015.  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, Kimberly Hoang <kayhoang@uchicago.edu>, and 2. Notify the book publisher to send copies of the books by March 1, 2018 to the chair and all seven of the committee members (8 copies, total). Contact information for all committee members is below. The nomination deadline for this award is March 1, 2018. No nomination letters will be accepted after March 1, 2018. Have publisher send one book to each committee member listed below:

Kimberly Kay Hoang (Chair)
University of Chicago
Department of Sociology
1126 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
kayhoang@uchicago.edu

Aliya Rao
Serra House, 589 Capistrano Way
Stanford, CA-94305

Corinne Reczek
2617 Glen Echo Drive
Columbus OH, 43202

Jennifer Carlson
School of Sociology
Social Sciences 400
P.O.Box 210027
Tucson, AZ 85721-0027

Marianne Cutler
733 Center St
Bethlehem, PA 18018

Piper Sledge
Department of Sociology
Bryn Mawr College
101 N Merion Ave
Bryn Mawr PA, 19010

Sinikka Elliott
University of British Columbia
Dept of Sociology
6303 NW Marine Drive
Vancouver BC Canada
V6T 1Z1

Theresa Morris
9215 Timber Knoll Drive
College Station, TX  77845

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