2021 ASA Elections Open April 27

The 2021 ASA elections will open on Tuesday, April 27, and close on Friday, May 28, at 5 p.m. EST. Ballots will be sent out via email from “Sociological.ballot@intelliscaninc.net.” Please add this email address to the permitted senders list on your spam filter to ensure timely delivery of your ballot. All members, with the exception of affiliate members, will receive ballots and are eligible to … Continue reading 2021 ASA Elections Open April 27

Call for Submissions – Sectors, Spring/Summer 2021

We are seeking your submissions for the Spring/Summer 2021 Sociology of Development newsletter, Sectors. Specifically, we are calling for general content (see below) and short, original pieces related to Global COVID-19 Vaccine Testing, Production, and Distribution. Call for original contributions: Amidst the collective anxiety of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the vaccine offers a ray of hope. However, vaccines are tested, produced, and distributed unevenly across … Continue reading Call for Submissions – Sectors, Spring/Summer 2021

Call for Applications: Sectors Co-Editor (2021-2023)

The Sociology of Development section is seeking a new co-editor of our newsletter, Sectors. This is a great opportunity for a junior scholar to get more involved with the section and its diverse members. Sectors is published semi-annually (generally in December and May), e-mailed to all current section members, and posted on the section’s website. The newsletter includes section news and reports, information about calls … Continue reading Call for Applications: Sectors Co-Editor (2021-2023)

Fall/Winter 2020 Edition of Sectors Newsletter

The latest edition of our section’s newsletter, Sectors (Fall/Winter 2020), is now out! It is full of information about Sociology of Development events, publications, and people.   A big thank you to the editors, Jeb Sprague, Leslie MacColman, and Preethi Krishnan Ramaswamy, our exceptionally dedicated and talented newsletter editors, for their tremendous work in assembling this issue, entirely on their own, in addition to everything else … Continue reading Fall/Winter 2020 Edition of Sectors Newsletter

Call for Applications: Problem-Solving Sociology Dissertation Proposal Development Workshop

Doctoral students in departments of sociology who have not yet defended their dissertation proposals are invited to apply to a dissertation proposal development workshop on “problem solving sociology.”  Northwestern University will pay for economy-class airfare and accommodation in Evanston, IL, plus meals and transportation expenses, for a one-day workshop to be held on May 27, 2021.  If an in-person workshop cannot be held, the workshop … Continue reading Call for Applications: Problem-Solving Sociology Dissertation Proposal Development Workshop

Call for Submissions – Junior Theorists Symposium

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 2021 Junior Theorists Symposium Held over Zoom on August 6th (additional dates TBD) SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, February 19, 2021 We invite submissions of précis for the 15th Junior Theorists Symposium (JTS). The symposium will be held over Zoom on August 6th (additional dates TBD) prior to the 2021 ASA Virtual Annual Meeting.  The JTS is a conference featuring the work of up-and-coming … Continue reading Call for Submissions – Junior Theorists Symposium

ASA 2021: A Virtual Engagement

The ASA meeting will be entirely virtual this year: https://www.asanet.org/annual-meeting-2021 Reminders: the deadline to submit a full paper or extended abstract is Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 11:59 p.m Eastern. You can submit a full paper or extended abstract of 3-5 pages (with full paper due in early-July).  Please consider submitting your work to our section sessions or roundtables! We look forward to seeing you … Continue reading ASA 2021: A Virtual Engagement

CFP Rethinking Multilateralism for the post-COVID Era

We live in a time where the need for global collective action is as great as any time in human history: the COVID pandemic and its consequences, climate change, conflict, and mass migration all have the potential to pose compounding existential threats to peace, prosperity, and participation. Yet, the multilateral institutions that were set up more than 75 years ago – at the end of … Continue reading CFP Rethinking Multilateralism for the post-COVID Era

Call for Applications: Sociology of Education Editorship

Call for Applications: Sociology of Education Editorship. The ASA Publications Committee encourages applications for the editorship of Sociology of Education. The official term for the new editor (or co-editors) begins in January 2022, with the transition starting in summer 2021. The editorial term is for an initial three years with an extension of one or two years possible. Proposals are due December 1. ASA Council will … Continue reading Call for Applications: Sociology of Education Editorship

ASA Pick Your Own Sponsorship

Have you heard about Pick Your Own Sponsorship? One in five members are participating. It’s a new approach to ASA membership renewal, which holds ASA dues steady at their 2020 level and provides members with the choice of (a) paying those dues, (b) taking a sponsorship, or (c) providing a sponsorship. Taking a sponsorship means opting to reduce one’s dues payment for 2021 by 10%, … Continue reading ASA Pick Your Own Sponsorship