Marxist Sociology Section Awards 2017

MARXIST SOCIOLOGY AWARDS COMMITTEES AND ANNOUNCEMENT 2017

Marxist Sociology Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes distinguished career achievement in Marxist sociology. Nominators should send all committee members a letter stating the case for the nominee winning the award and attach a copy of the nominee’s vitae. The award is for a body of work of sociological importance in the area of Marxist theory and research. The deadline for nominations is February 20, 2017. The chair in 2017 is Kevin Anderson (kanderson@soc.ucsb.edu). According to ASA guidelines, nominees must be members of the American Sociological Association.

Marxist Sociology Lifetime Achievement Award Committee for 2017:

Kevin Anderson*                                         kanderson@soc.ucsb.edu

Ann Strahm                                                   astrahm@csustan.edu

Michael Sukhov                                       hawaiiiscalling@gmail.com

Boxuan Wang (undergraduate rep)        boxuanwang@berkeley.edu

 

Albert Szymanski-T.R. Young/Critical Sociology Marxist Sociology Graduate Student Paper Award

The Albert Szymanski-T.R. Young/Critical Sociology Marxist Sociology Graduate Student Paper Award is presented to the author of the best graduate student paper. The competition is open to both published and unpublished article-length papers (roughly 25 pages in length without tables or references) written by a graduate student in the last few years (2014-2017). The committee will accept sole-authored and multiple-authored papers as long as the applicant is lead or senior author. No student-faculty collaborations can be accepted. The committee will select the paper that demonstrates the most thoughtful, competent, or innovative analysis of a theoretical, empirical, or activist issue(s) that is germane to Marxism, Marxist Sociology, and Marxist Praxis. The prize for the winner will be $500 ($250 from the Marxist Sociology section of the ASA and $250 from Critical Sociology, which jointly underwrites the award). The deadline for submissions is February 20, 2017. All submissions must be received electronically. All papers and questions should be sent to the chair of the committee. The chair in 2017 is Brendan McQuade (brendan.i.mcquade@gmail.com). According to ASA guidelines, nominees must be members of the American Sociological Association.

Albert Szymanski-T.R. Young/Critical Sociology Marxist Sociology Graduate Student Paper Award Committee for 2017:

Brendan McQuade*                       brendan.i.mcquade@gmail.com

Linda Gail Arrigo                             linda2007@tmu.edu.tw

Dan Auerbach (graduate rep)       daniel.auerbach@soc.utah.edu

Jorge Gonzalez                              jgonz102@uottawa.ca

 

Paul Sweezy Marxist Sociology Book Award

The Sweezy Book Award goes to the author(s) of the best book published in the past two years in the area of Marxist theory and research. The committee will select the book that best demonstrates the most thoughtful, competent, or innovative analysis of a theoretical, empirical, or activist issue(s) that is germane to Marxism, Marxist Sociology, and Marxist Praxis. Nominations are being sought for books that were published in 2015 or 2016. Nominations, by email, should include standard bibliographic information about the work and a brief comment on its merits. A copy of the book must be sent to all committee members. The deadline for receipt of all materials is February 20, 2017. All addresses for the delivery of books for consideration are included below. The chair in 2017 is John Bellamy Foster (jfoster@uoregon.edu). According to ASA guidelines, nominees must be members of the American Sociological Association.

The Paul Sweezy Marxist Sociology Book Award Committee for 2017:

John Bellamy Foster*                                 jfoster@uoregon.edu

Tarique Niazi                                                            Niazit@uwec.edu

Charles Pinderhughes                               changeagent7@gmail.com

Andi Dassopoulos (graduate rep)      dassopou@unlv.nevada.edu

 

Make sure to mail a copy of the book to each of the individuals listed below.

Mail a book to:

John Bellamy Foster

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

 

Tarique Niazi

Department of Sociology

HH622 Hibbard Hall

University of Wisconsin

Eau Claire, WI 54701

 

Charles Pinderhughes

37 Krueger Court

Newark, NJ 07103

 

Andi Dassopoulos

Department of Sociology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Box 455033
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5033

 

Outstanding Marxist Sociology Article Award

The Outstanding Marxist Sociology Article Award goes to the author(s) of the best article (or series of articles) published in the past two years in the area of Marxist theory and research. The Committee will select the article that best demonstrates the most thoughtful, competent, or innovative analysis of a theoretical, empirical, or activist issue(s) that is germane to Marxism, Marxist Sociology, and Marxist Praxis. Nominations should include (by email to all committee members) a brief comment on the merits of the published article (2015 or 2016) and a copy of the article. The deadline for receipt of all materials is February 20, 2017. The chair in 2017 is Barb Brents (barb.brents@unlv.edu). According to ASA guidelines, nominees must be members of the American Sociological Association.

The Outstanding Marxist Sociology Article Award Committee for 2017:

Barb Brents*                                      barb.brents@unlv.edu

Lorna Zukas                                     llueker@nu.edu

Lloyd Klein                                         lklein@hostos.cuny.edu

Onur Kapdan (graduate rep)          kapdan@umail.ucsb.edu

 

Marxist Sociology Praxis Award

The Marxist Sociology Praxis Award recognizes outstanding practice and achievement, by an individual and/or an organization. Practice may involve (but is not limited to) activism, organizing, and/or outreach to encourage/facilitate social change. Nominations should include a letter (by email to all committee members) stating the case for the nominee for the award and supporting materials:

  • For individuals nominated: vitae
  • For organizations nominated: organization portfolio (e.g., mission statement, past/present campaigns, and programs)
  • For individuals and organizations nominated: supporting materials, such as news articles, reference letters.

The deadline for receipt of all materials is February 20, 2017. The chair in 2017 is Allison Hurst (hursta@oregonstate.edu).

The Marxist Sociology Praxis Award Committee for 2017:

Allison Hurst*                                   hursta@oregonstate.edu

Paul Prew                                         paul.prew@mnsu.edu

Corrie Grosse (graduate rep)             corrieellis@umail.ucsb.edu

Ben Levy (graduate rep)                levy.ben@husky.neu.edu