Call for Books for the 2023 Annual Meeting - Author Meets Critics Sessions

We are pleased to announce the Call for Books for the 2023 Annual Meeting - Author Meets Critics Sessions. Program Chair Mary Romero will select two books to be featured on the program.

Author Meets Critic Sessions are designed to bring authors of recent books considered to be important contributions to the study of social problems and the advancement of social justice together with discussants chosen to provide different viewpoints. Only books published in 2021 or 2022 are eligible for nomination. You must be a current SSSP member to submit a nomination. Self-nominations are not accepted. At the discretion of the Program Chair, the Committee may invite authors whose work is particularly relevant to the theme, “Same Problem, Different Day: Recognizing and Responding to Recurring Social Problems.”

Author Meets Critics Session proposals must be submitted to the Program Chair by December 15, 2022.

Proposals must include:

1) Complete Book Title (include publisher name and publication date)

2) Brief statement (200 words maximum) about the book’s importance to the study of social problems and the advancement of social justice in general, as well as the relevance of the book for the annual meeting’s theme

3) Session Organizer(s), including their e-mail address(es)—authors cannot serve as session organizers

4) A list of potential critics, including their e-mail addresses

For questions, please contact Program Chair Mary Romero at programchairsssp2023@gmail.com.




















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