Racial and Ethnic Minorities Division
STUDENT PAPER COMPETITION
The Racial and Ethnic Minorities Division invites graduate student papers that cover any aspect within the field of race and ethnic relations to be submitted for consideration for our Graduate Student Paper Award. To be eligible, a paper must have been written in 2019, and it may not have been accepted for publication or currently under review. Authors are required to submit their papers through the annual meeting Call for Papers process as a condition for consideration for the award. Each paper may only be submitted to one SSSP Division Graduate Student Paper Award for consideration. Papers may be empirical or theoretical. Papers must be single authored by the student. Papers must not exceed 25 pages, including notes, tables, and references, and they must follow the most current edition of the American Sociological Association’s Style Guide. Papers should be accompanied by a cover letter specifying their submission as consideration for the graduate student paper competition to the Chair of the 2020 DREM Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award Committee, Professor Watoii R. Rabii (email@example.com). Nominations must be received no later than January 31, 2020.
The winner will be announced in early summer 2020. The winner will be recognized at the SSSP Awards Ceremony at the upcoming SSSP meetings in San Francisco and will receive a plaque of recognition, a $150 honorarium, complimentary SSSP student membership ($30) and conference registration ($60).
KIMBERLÉ CRENSHAW OUTSTANDING ARTICLE AWARD
The Racial and Ethnic Minorities Division is pleased to announce its call for nominations for the 2020 Kimberlé Crenshaw Outstanding Article Award. This award recognizes the author(s) of the best research article in the study of race and ethnicity published in the past three years (2016-2019 for this year’s award). We are especially interested in articles written from a critical race theory lens. The nomination letter should be no more than 3 pages and should explain the scholarly significance and innovations of the research article. At least one of the authors must be a member of the SSSP in order to qualify for the award, although they will not be required to present a paper at the 2020 Annual Meeting. The winner will be announced in early summer 2020. Winner(s) will be recognized at the DREM business meeting and receive a certificate of recognition.
To nominate a journal article, please e-mail the following: 1) a copy of the article, 2) a nomination letter, and 3) contact information for the nominee(s) (including e-mail) to the Chair of the 2020 DREM Kimberlé Crenshaw Outstanding Article Award Committee, Professor Jennifer C. Mueller (firstname.lastname@example.org). Nominations must be received no later than April 15, 2020.
EDUARDO BONILLA-SILVA OUTSTANDING BOOK AWARD
The Racial and Ethnic Minorities Division is pleased to announce its call for nominations for the 2020 Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Outstanding Book Award. The award honors the significant theoretical and empirical contributions of Eduardo Bonilla-Silva to the understanding of contemporary race and racism. We are interested in any books that address issues of race or racism. We are especially interested in books that make an attempt to eradicate contemporary racism, either in the U.S. or on a global scale. Books must have been published within 3 years of the meetings (2016-2019 for this year’s award). Single or multiple-authored books will be accepted. At least one of the authors must be a member of the SSSP in order to qualify for the award, although they will not be required to present the work at the 2020 Annual Meeting. The winner will be announced in early summer 2020. Winner(s) will be recognized at our DREM business meeting and receive a certificate of recognition.
Nominees should first send a letter with full publication information and a paragraph outlining the reasons for their nomination to the Chair of the 2020 DREM Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Outstanding Book Award Committee, Professor Monica White (email@example.com). All nominating correspondence should include “Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Award Nomination” in the e-mail subject heading. Once your nomination letter has been received, the Award Committee Chair will confirm the mailing addresses to which copies of the book should be sent directly. Nominations must be received no later than April 15, 2020.