Call for Paper Proposals – Sexual and Gender Minority Health

This is a call for proposals for Volume 21 of Advances in Medical Sociology, which will focus on the social determinants of sexual and gender minority (SGM) health, and the illness and health care experiences of this group across the globe. Additional information about the aims and scope of the volume is provided below. ArticlesContinue reading “Call for Paper Proposals – Sexual and Gender Minority Health”

Call for Nominations: MWR Award

Matilda White Riley Distinguished Scholar Award This annual award honors a scholar in the field of aging and the life course who has shown exceptional achievement in research, theory, policy analysis, or who has otherwise advanced knowledge of aging and the life course. We have two ways to nominate a colleague for the MWR DistinguishedContinue reading “Call for Nominations: MWR Award”

Routledge Society and Aging Book Series

Madonna Harrington Meyer and Jennifer Karas Montez, Professors at Syracuse University, are editors of the Routledge Society and Aging Series. Books in this series, which include state-of-the-art reviews of the literature and original analyses, are intended for scholars, graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and policy makers. Faculty in the field of aging and the life courseContinue reading “Routledge Society and Aging Book Series”

Social Gerontology Post-doc Opportunity

The Claude Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy announced a new post-doctoral fellowship opportunity for 2017-18. Deadline for applications is June 15. The Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, located within the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University, is currently recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow for a one-year positionContinue reading “Social Gerontology Post-doc Opportunity”

Newsletter & Minutes Available

New section documents are now available. First is the SALC Newsletter for Fall 2016. Download your copy to read an overview of the sessions and celebrations at the 2016 annual meeting in Seattle, and to hear from the new Section Chair Jessica Kelley-Moore. Also available are the minutes from the Section’s business meeting in Seattle.Continue reading “Newsletter & Minutes Available”

Wanted: New Members!

Recruit your colleagues and students! Current members of ASA can join new sections through the end of September and be counted in this year’s roster.  While our immediate goal is to get to 600, our longer-term goal is to increase interest in SALC across other subfields of sociology.  Consider approaching that colleague whose work hasContinue reading “Wanted: New Members!”

Newsletter, Summer 2016

The Summer 2016 issue of the Section on Aging and the Life Course Newsletter is now available! In this issue you will find… news from SALC Chair Jeylan Mortimer the SALC 2016 election results and award winners information on SALC sessions at the 2016 ASA meetings in Seattle five questions answered by new council members TysonContinue reading “Newsletter, Summer 2016”