Call for Papers
Call for Papers - Section on Race, Gender, and Class
Thursday, December 07, 2017 11:30 AM
 Professor Edward Morris, at the University of Kentucky, is organizing a regular session at 2018 ASA within the Race, Gender, and Class Section, entitled “Space & Place.” This session will be of a particular interest to many RSS members as our work often concerns “space & place.” The goal of this session is as follows:

This session seeks papers that consider place as an independent dimension of inequality that is not reducible to categories such as class, race, and gender, but intersects with them. Papers should explore how place and space interact with other categories of inequality to produce complex intersectional impacts.

If interested, please submit your paper to:

If you have any questions about the session, please contact Dr. Morris at

Call for Abstracts - International Association for Society and Natural Resources
Monday, November 27, 2017 01:07 PM


International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM)
June 17-21, 2018 at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Utah (USA)

Symposium Theme:
Landscape Legacies and Global Trajectories

Call for Abstracts: Abstract submissions for individual papers and posters for presentation at ISSRM 2018 are now being considered!  This year’s symposium will be held at the Snowbird Ski and Summer resort in the Wasatch Mountains of northern Utah. Information on the resort and the many on-site summer recreation activities can be accessed at This location will also provide easy access to many major U.S. National Parks and National Monuments – ten National Parks are located within a day’s drive or less! Located just 30 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport, Snowbird is an easily-accessible, family-friendly, and stunningly beautiful conference venue! 

Rural Sociological Teaching and Curriculum Research Interest Group - Paper Competition
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:13 AM

Submission Deadline: Friday, May 4th, 2018

The Teaching and Curriculum Research Interest Group (RIG) is proud to announce the second annual paper competition designed to encourage and support research on teaching and curriculum in the rural social sciences. The call for papers is open to a wide range of topics related to teaching styles, pedagogy, assessment, classroom engagement, and can range from experimental studies of teaching and learning to essays on pedagogically important issues.

Paper Competition Guidelines:

Who is eligible: The paper competition is open to faculty of all levels and to graduate students who have experience teaching their own courses or discussion sections.

Papers submitted for the paper competition will be held to a high standard with respect to the level of scholarship. The length of the paper should range from 20-30 pages and should include a relevant review of the literature, original analysis or theoretical contribution, a clear discussion and set of conclusions, complete references, and be written at a professional level.