The OOW Section encourages nominations and self-nominations for our leadership positions: Chair Elect, Secretary-Treasurer, and Council. By December 9, please forward names to the Chair of the Nominations Committee, Martin Ruef(Duke) at email@example.com. The other committee members are Emily Barman, Erin Leahey, and Woody Powell.
STANDING WORKING GROUP (SWG) 7
VISUALIZING INSTITUTIONS AND KNOWLEDGE
SUB-THEME FOR THE 30TH EGOS COLLOQUIUM IN ROTTERDAM, JULY 3-5, 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS
Markus A. Höllerer, University of New South Wales, Australia
Walter W. Powell, Stanford University, USA
Tammar B. Zilber, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
See the Special Issue in Work and Occupations on “Artistic Careers” in Work and Occupations, Nov. 2013. http://wox.sagepub.com/content/40/4.toc and the podcast interview of special-issue contributor Kristin Thomson, Co-Director of the Future of Music Coalition’s “Artist Revenue Streams project”: http://wox.sagepub.com/site/misc/Index/Podcasts.xhtml
1. Call for Papers: 16th Annual Chicago Ethnography Conference
2. INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF ANALYTICAL SOCIOLOGISTS (INAS) CONFERENCE, June 6 and 7, 2014 in Mannheim.
3. 2014 Junior Theorists Symposium, Berkeley, CA 15 August 2014. Submission Deadline: 15 February 2014
More details below.
CALL FOR PAPERS: Section on Organizations, Occupation, and Work at ASA, San Francisco 2014. http://www.asanet.org/meetings/Call_for_Papers.cfm Online Paper Submission System will open on December 6, 2013. The deadline for submission is January 8, 2014 at 3:00pm EST
OOW membership now exceeds 1,000 - we earned additional session at ASA 2014!
Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship in Sociology
State Policy, Migration & Gender
Utah State University
The Sociology graduate program at Utah State University seeks applicants for a Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship who have research interests in state policy, migration and gender. The Presidential Fellow will receive an annual stipend of $20,000 for four years. We are soliciting applications from those with a master’s in sociology or a related field or those with a bachelor’s degree who are committed to pursuit of a PhD. Additional qualifications include GRE scores above the 70th percentile and a cumulative GPA above 3.5. The Presidential Fellow will work closely with sociology faculty on one of several on-going research projects related to policy, migration and gender. To learn more about these projects, go to http://sociology.usu.edu/presidentialfellow.aspx. Information about the Sociology graduate program is available at http://sociology.usu.edu/socgrad.aspx.
The Clayman Institute offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship that focus on the Institute’s theme, “Beyond the Stalled Revolution: Reinvigorating Gender Equality in the Twenty-first Century.” Recent Ph.D.’s in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences whose research focuses on gender are eligible. We encourage scholars with a strong interest in interdisciplinary methods to apply. While in residence at the Institute, Postdoctoral Scholars are expected to participate in Clayman Institute activities throughout the academic year in addition to pursuing their own research. Application Deadline – January 6, 2014 Apply Here http://gender.stanford.edu/postdoctoral-research-fellowships
Invited Sessions for 2015: Proposals Are Solicited for the 110th Annual Meeting. Deadlines are November 13 and February 5. http://www.asanet.org/meetings/member_suggestions.cfm.
The ASA Committee on Publications encourages applications for the editorships of Contemporary Sociology, Contexts, Social Psychology Quarterly, and Teaching Sociology. The official term for the new editors (or co-editors) will begin in January 2015 (the editorial transition will start in August 2014) and is for a minimum of three years (until December 2017), with a possible reappointment of up to an additional three years. See http://www.asanet.org/journals/editorships.cfm for application information and examples of previous successful proposals or send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is Nov. 1.
Call for Abstracts for the Gender, Work & Organization 8th Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference to be held at Keele University, Staffordshire, England, 24th-26th June 2014. Abstracts due Nov. 1. Full info is here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/store/10.1111/%28ISSN%291468-0432/asset/homepages/GWO2014_Call_for_abstracts_-_all_streams.pdf?v=1&s=15f8552cc295bb8f8712bfb73de55e97c15b966e