Prepping your fall courses? Did you know ASA TRAILS has a number of urban sociology resources that can help you get ready? Here are a few examples:
Don’t forget that you can also submit teaching resources to TRAILS.
The ASA Community and Urban Sociology Section is pleased to announce a one-day conference on Inequalities and Social Justice in the 21st Century City to be held on Friday, August 9, 2019 at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service. Below is the exciting program for the conference.
At present we are not charging a registration fee now but may begin to charge for registrations after the first 120 participants or after July 26.
We also encourage all participants to become CUSS members.
City & Community Vol. 18, No 2. This issue has a symposium reflecting on Nathan Glazer’s work with essays by Phil Kasinitz, Tomeka Davis, Richard Alba, Aldon Morris, and Mary Waters.
Robert and Helen Lynd Award for Distinguished Career Achievement
Anne B. Shlay, Georgia State University
Robert E. Park Book Award co-winners
Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson. 2018. Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life. Oakland, CA: University of California Press.
Esther Sullivan. 2018. Manufactured Insecurity: Mobile Home Parks and Americans’ Tenuous Right to Place. Oakland, CA: University of California Press.
Jane Addams Article Award
Papachristos, Andrew and Sara Bastomski. 2018. “Connected in Crime: The Enduring Effect of Neighborhood Networks on the Spatial Patterning of Violence.” American Journal of Sociology 124:517-568.
CUSS Graduate Student Paper Award
Winner: Zachary Hyde, University of British Columbia. 2018. “Giving Back to Get Ahead: Altruism as a Developer Strategy of Accumulation Through Affordable Housing Policy in Toronto and Vancouver,” Geoforum (online ahead of print)
Honorable mention: Christine Jang-Trettien, Johns Hopkins University, “Social Structure of the Informal Housing Market”
The awards will be presented at the CUSS Business Meeting and Award Ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 10 @ 3:30-4:10pm in the Empire Ballroom East on the Second Floor of the Sheraton New York (though double check final program to verify location). Please join us to celebrate!
This is the last call for participants for the mentoring sessions for the ASA annual meeting in NYC!
Thanks to all who have already signed up. Our team will begin matching folks soon, but we want to give one last chance to anyone else. Perhaps your schedule shifted and you’ll be attending? Perhaps you know a grad student whose paper was accepted and can now participate?
Fill out the form (CLICK HERE) by Friday, May 31st, and we’ll find a place for you.
Jon Wynn and Albert Fu
Vol. 18 No. 1 is now out.
The March issue, featuring a new cover, as well as a provocative symposium: Queer Urbanisms is now live. The symposium, with lead essayist Amin Ghaziani and responses (in the order in which they appear) by Theodore Greene, Petra Doan, Japonica Brown-Saracino and Héctor Carrillo is free access.