Call for Sectors Newsletter Announcements

The editors of the Sociology of Development section’s newsletter, Sectors, invite section members to submit news, information, recent publications, calls for papers, and job market announcements for the Fall 2017 issue of Sectors.

In particular we welcome:
• new book or journal publications, with citation and abstract (abstract is not required, but encouraged). Cover images for new book announcements and links to publications are welcome.
• book reviews of texts with a development focus. Junior scholars are particularly encouraged to submit reviews, and faculty are welcome to recommend reviewers.
• job market candidate spotlights, including (1) name, (2) affiliation/school, (3) email and website, (4) specializations, (5) dissertation title, and (6) short dissertation abstract (150-200 words)
• calls for proposals and papers (with deadlines of January 1 or later)
• job and fellowship/grant opportunities (with deadlines of January 1 or later)
• upcoming conferences and workshops organized by section members
• reports of development sociologists or scholarship in the news
• commentary on recent news stories and events
• news of completed dissertations, research grants and awards, and/or new positions and promotions
• short descriptions of member research projects in process

We also encourage junior scholars (i.e. graduate students, recent grads, postdocs, and new faculty) to submit short articles (500-600 words) for Field Notes, a series that offers junior scholars an opportunity to share their research and be part of the section community. “Field Notes” articles should provide a description of recent fieldwork. Faculty mentors are welcome to encourage their students to submit. The deadline for all Field Notes submissions is October 30th, 2017.

Please send all materials to Sectors co-editors Kelly Birch Maginot and Victoria Reyes at by November 15, 2017.

The Fall 2017 edition of Sectors is scheduled for release in early December, so time-sensitive news items (such as calls for papers, job applications, etc.) should have deadlines in January or later.

Kelly Birch Maginot and Victoria Reyes
Sectors Co-editors

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