Sexual Behavior, Politics, and Communities Division
STUDENT PAPER COMPETITION
The Sexual Behavior, Politics, and Communities Division invites papers for its 2024 Graduate Student Paper Competition. Papers may be empirical and/or theoretical, and they may be on any aspect of sexuality, including sexual behavior, sexual identity, sexual politics, sex law, political activism, sexual communities, etc. The winner will receive a plaque of recognition, one-year membership to SSSP, a waived conference registration fee to attend the 2024 annual meeting in Montréal, and an additional cash prize of $200.
To be eligible, a paper must meet the following criteria: 1) the paper must have been written between January 2022 and January 2024; 2) the paper may not have been submitted or accepted for publication (papers that have been presented at a professional meeting or that have been submitted for presentation at a professional meeting are eligible); 3) the paper must be authored by one or more students, and not co-authored with a faculty member or colleague who is not a student; 4) the paper must not exceed 30 pages including notes, references, and tables; 5) the paper must be double-spaced and typed using 12 point font; and 6) the paper may only be submitted to one division’s graduate student paper competition. In addition, authors are required to submit their papers through the annual meeting Call for Papers online system. Winners are expected to present their winning paper at the 2024 annual meeting. Submissions must be in Word or PDF format, devoid of any identifying information, and accompanied by a letter of nomination from a faculty member. Please email submissions to Division Chair Janelle M. Pham at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 31, 2024.
OUTSTANDING ARTICLE AWARD
The Sexual Behavior, Politics, and Communities Division (SBPC) invites papers for its Outstanding Article Award. At conferences held during even numbered years, the award will be given for an outstanding peer-reviewed article published within two years of the annual conference. At conferences held during odd-numbered years, the award will be given for an outstanding peer-reviewed book published within two years of the annual conference.
For the 2024 award, the division will consider peer-reviewed articles published between 2022- 2024. Papers may be empirical and/or theoretical, and they may be on any aspect of sexuality, including sexual behavior, sexual identity, sexual politics, sex law, political activism, sexual communities, etc. The winner will receive a $200 cash award in addition to the usual bragging rights.
To be eligible, the article must meet the follow criteria:
- the article must have been published by a peer-reviewed journal between January 1, 2022 and January 1, 2024;
- the article may be written by students or faculty, sole or cowritten;
- the article may only be submitted to one SSSP division’s Outstanding Scholarship competition.
Winners are expected to attend the SBPC Division business meeting during the 2024 annual meeting. Applicants must submit a brief letter explaining the significance of their article to the fields relevant to SBPC and a copy of their article for consideration by the awards committee. Self-nominations are encouraged. Please send all submissions as an email attachment (Word or PDF format only) to the Division Associate Chair alithia zamantakis at email@example.com by January 31, 2024.