Culture Section 2009 Prize Committees

Submission Deadline: Feb. 16, 2009

Mary Douglas Prize for Best Book

Section members, authors, or publishers may nominate books published in 2007-2009. Self-nominations are welcome. Send a copy of the book and a nominating letter, including a description of the book and its significance, to each of the committee members. The deadline for nominations and receipt of books is February 16, 2009.

Maria Kefalas (Chair)
Dept. of Sociology
Saint Joseph's University
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395

Elizabeth M. Armstrong
Dept. of Sociology
Indiana University
Ballantine Hall 744
1020 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405-7103

Laura Grindstaff
Department of Sociology
University of California, Davis
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616-8701

Clifford Geertz Prize for Best Article

Section members may nominate articles published in 2007-2009. Self-nominations are welcome. Send an electronic copy to each member of the prize committee. The deadline for nominations and receipt of articles is February 16, 2009.

Victoria D. Alexander (Chair)
Department of Sociology
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH
United Kingdom

Joachim Savelsberg
Department of Sociology
University of Minnesota
909 Social Sciences Building
267 19th Avenue South,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Omar Lizardo
Dept. of Sociology
University of Notre Dame
810 Flanner Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Suzanne Langer Prize for Best Student Paper

Section members may nominate any work (published or unpublished, but not previously submitted for this prize) by someone who is a student at the time of submission. Self-nominations are welcome. This award includes a $300 prize to reimburse part of the cost of attending the 2009 ASA Annual Meeting. Send an electronic copy to Lester Kurtz and Lisa McCormick; Stephen Vaisey would prefer a hard copy. The deadline for nominations and receipt of works is February 16, 2009.

Lester Kurtz (Chair)
Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology
George Mason University
MSN 3G5
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

Stephen Vaisey
Dept. of Sociology
UC Berkeley
410 Barrows Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-1980

Lisa McCormick
Dept. of Sociology
Haverford College
370 Lancaster Ave.
Haverford, PA 19041