Society for the Study of Social Problems: CFP, 2017 conference, scholarships, competitions and awards

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) invites submissions for the 67th Annual Meeting, to be held August 11-13, 2017, at the Montreal Bonaventure Hotel in Montreal, Quebec Canada.  This year’s theme selected by President Donileen R. Loseke is Narratives in the World of Social Problems: Power, Resistance, Transformation.  The submission deadline is January 31, 2017.  SSSP is an interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students interested in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems.  If you are involved in scholarship or action in pursuit of a just society nationally or internationally, you belong in the SSSP.  You will meet others engaged in research to find the causes and consequences of social problems, as well as others seeking to apply existing scholarship to the formulation of social policies.  Contact: sssp@utk.edu.  For more information, visithttp://www.sssp1.org/2017_Call_For_Papers.

MEETINGS

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) Annual Meeting, August 11-13, 2017, Montreal, Quebec Canada.  The program theme selected by President Donileen R. Loseke is “Narratives in the World of Social Problems: Power, Resistance, Transformation.”  SSSP is an interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students interested in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems.  Contact: sssp@utk.edu.  For more information, visit http://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/675/2017_Annual_Meeting/.

FUNDING

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is soliciting applications for the 2017 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship.  Persons identified as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian/Asian-American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or American Indian or Alaska Native and accepted into an accredited doctoral program in any one of the social and/or behavioral sciences are invited to apply for the $15,000 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship.  Two students will be funded. Applications are due by and must be received no later than February 1, 2017.  Applicants will be notified of the results by July 15, 2017.  All applicants must be a current member and a citizen or permanent resident of the United States when applying.  Contact: Dr. Reuben J. Miller, Chair, Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship Committee atmreuben@umich.edu.  For more information, visit http://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/261/Racial/Ethnic_Minority_Graduate_Scholarship/.

COMPETITIONS

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is pleased to announce the2017 Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards.  In order to be considered for any of the Student Paper Competitions, applicants are required to submit their papers through the Annual Meeting Call for Papers,http://www.sssp1.org/2017_Call_For_Papers by January 31, 2017.  This will ensure that winning papers are both designated and included in the program.  Please note that students may only submit to one division and that each division has its own deadline and submission process.  For more information, visithttp://www.sssp1.org/file/2017AM/2017-STUDENT-PAPER-COMPETITIONS.pdf.

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