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MONTREAL, QUEBEC CANADA 

Saturday, August 12, 2017

SSSP BUSINESS MEETING: Open to SSSP Members

4:15pm - 5:25pm
Location: Westmount, Banquets Level 

All members should attend the SSSP Business Meeting for an update on the status and future of SSSP. The meeting concludes with the traditional transfer of the gavel, marking the transition of duties from President Donileen R. Loseke to incoming President Luis A. Fernandez. An open discussion period will follow the meeting.

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: Open to SSSP Registrants
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location:
 
Westmount, Banquets Level 

Immediately following the conclusion of the SSSP Business Meeting, President Donileen R. Loseke from the University of South Florida will deliver a formal address titled "Narrative and the Politics of Meaning in a ‘Post-Fact’ World" with an introduction from Joel Best, University of Delaware.  

AWARDS CEREMONY: Open to SSSP Registrants

6:45pm - 7:45pm
Location: Westmount, Banquets Level 

Please join us in honoring this year's awardees at the 2017 Awards Ceremony. See below for a list of awards that will be presented.

DIVISION-SPONSORED RECEPTION: Open to SSSP Registrants

7:45pm - 8:45pm
Location: Salon Ville-Marie, Lobby Level

To conclude the evening, SSSP divisions will host a reception. 

 

AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED AT THE AWARDS CEREMONY

SSSP Division AwardsWinners of the student paper competitions will be announced.

Arlene Kaplan Daniels Paper Award: For an author of the best paper on Women and Social Justice.

Beth B. Hess Memorial Scholarship: This $15,000 scholarship will be awarded to a new or continuing graduate student who began her or his study in a community college or technical school.

C. Wright Mills Award: For a distinguished book that exemplifies outstanding social science research and an understanding of the individual and society in the tradition of C. Wright Mills.

Doris Wilkinson Faculty Leadership Award: For an outstanding faculty member who has exercised an extensive leadership role within the SSSP and other professional societies and within the larger community.

Joseph B. Gittler Award: For significant scholarly achievement that a SSSP member has made in contributing to the ethical resolution of social problems.

Kathleen S. Lowney Mentoring Award: For an outstanding faculty member or community activist who recognizes the value of quality mentoring relationships between mentor and mentee and/or mentoring programs especially those for undergraduate or graduate students and/or for social activists, particularly for younger scholars and activists. 

Lee Founders Award: For recognition of significant achievements that have demonstrated continuing devotion to the ideals of the founders of the Society and especially to the humanistic tradition of the Lee’s.

Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship: Two $15,000 scholarships are given annually for support of graduate study and commitment to a career of scholar-activism.

Thomas C. Hood Social Action Award: This $5,000 award is given to a not-for-profit organization in the Montreal area in recognition of challenging social inequalities, promoting social change, and/or working toward the empowerment of marginalized peoples.

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Credit: Montreal International