The LLM’s section's book award goes to what the Book Award Committee judges "the best book published in the sociology of work, the labor process, the working class, labor unions, or working class movements, based on original research." To qualify, the book must have been published between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017, and the author must be a section member at the time of nomination. No more than one book nomination per person. Please send your nomination to the committee chair, Joshua Bloom at email@example.com, no later than February 1, 2018. Upon receipt of your email nomination, you will be provided with the mailing addresses of the award committee members. Nominators/Nominees/Publishers will have until March 1, 2018 to send hard-copies to the seven (7) committee members.
Distinguished Scholarly Article Award DEADLINE: 3/01/2018
The LLM section is sponsoring the Distinguished Scholarly Article Award for outstanding scholarship for the best article published between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017. The article is open to both qualitative and quantitative orientations and can reflect work that is U.S.-based or global in scope. Section members are strongly urged to nominate articles for the prize. Self-nominations are welcome. In order to be considered by the committee, the author (or authors) must join or be members of the Labor section. Nominations must include an electronic copy of (or link to) the article, and all nominations must be received no later than March 1, 2018. Please send all nominations to the chair of the award committee, Penny Lewis, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Distinguished Student Paper Award DEADLINE: 3/01/2018
The LLM section’s Distinguished Student Paper Award goes to the best paper written by a graduate student between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017. All methodological orientations and substantive topics related to labor and/or labor movements are welcome. Published papers, papers under review, and unpublished article-length manuscripts are eligible. Authors must be enrolled students at the time the paper was written and cannot have won the student paper award in the previous 3 years. In addition, authors must be members of the LLM section at the time of submission. The winner receives $150. Section members may self-nominate, and faculty should encourage graduate students to submit promising work. Nominations must include an electronic copy of the paper and must be sent no later than March 1, 2018 to the Distinguished Student Paper Award committee chair, Jasmine Kerrissey, at email@example.com.