​​Sociologists of Minnesota's call for submissions for the 2017 Caroline Rose Annual Student Paper Competition 


Submission Deadline is Saturday, September 30, 2017. 


​The Caroline Rose Student Paper Competition is a great opportunity for students to compete and present their work. The Sociologists of Minnesota (SOM) is offering two cash prizes (first and second place) within each of the two divisions. All winners receive free conference registration, meals and membership in SOM. Winners can inquire about assistance toward accommodations and travel for the 2017 SOM Annual Conference held in October where winners are expected to present their winning papers. 


Faculty, we encourage you to invite your students to enter their papers in recognition of their outstanding work under your guidance. 


Students, we welcome you to submit one or more papers. Such a submission (and win) looks good on your resume, graduate school application, and recognizes your outstanding engagement as a student sociologist. Now is the time to remind your outstanding students to submit their papers to the SOM Paper Competition.  


Rules of the Competition

1. The competition is open to any student who has written a paper while enrolled in a college or university in Minnesota during the 2016-2017 academic year and the current semester. Only single-authored papers will be accepted. 


2. The paper should not exceed 20 double-spaced pages, excluding appendices and references, and should also include a brief abstract. Please paginate your submission. 


3. The student’s name or institutional affiliation must not appear in the text or in the abstract. The title of the paper should be included at the top of the first page of the text. 


4. The names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of both the student and the faculty sponsor should be included in a separate cover page with the title of the paper. 


5. Students who submit papers to this competition are encouraged to submit the same posters to sessions at the annual meetings of the Midwest Sociological Society (MSS) or the American Sociological Association (ASA). 


6. The winning authors are expected to be available to present their papers at the SOM annual conference on October 12 and 13, 2017, in at Anoka Ramsay Community College. 

7. Posters involving human subjects must have Institutional Review Board (or its equivalent) approval, and must note the receipt of approval in the methodology section of the paper. 

Submission Deadline is Saturday, September 30, 2017. 


Please submit a hard or electronic version of the poster to:


     Professor Matt Lust 
     South Central College 
     matt.lust@southcentral.edu


Please contact Professor Lust with any questions. 


If no acceptable papers, prizes will not be offered. 

2017 SOM Conference 

​​Sociologists of Minnesota's call for submissions for the 2017 C.W. Mills Poster Competition! 

Submission Deadline is Saturday, September 30, 2017. 


Two Divisions: Undergraduate and Graduate (during fall 2016, spring 2017, and fall 2017 academic semesters.) 


The C.W. Mills Student Poster Competition is a great opportunity for students to compete and present their work. 


Faculty, please take time to remind your outstanding students to submit their posters to the SOM Student Poster Competition. 


Students, such a submission (and win) looks good on your resume, graduate school application, and recognize your outstanding engagement as a student sociologist. You are welcome to submit one or more papers. 


The Sociologists of Minnesota is offering two cash prizes (first and second place). All winners receive free conference registration, meals and membership in SOM. Winners can inquire about assistance toward accommodations and travel for the Annual Conference of SOM held in October where poster winners are expected to present their winning poster. 

Rules of the Competition
1. The competition is open to any student who has created a poster while enrolled in a college or university in Minnesota during the 2016-2017 academic year. Group posters will be accepted 


2. The poster should be a tri-fold poster board with dimensions 36x48. The poster should demonstrate a sociological concept or pattern that would be of interest to members attending the SOM conference. 


3. The student’s name or institutional affiliation of the author must appear on the back of the poster. 


4. The names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of both the student and the faculty sponsor should be included in a separate page with the title of the poster 


5. Students who submit papers to this competition are encouraged to submit the same posters to sessions at the annual meetings of the Midwest Sociological Society (MSS) or the American Sociological Association (ASA). 


6. The winning authors are expected to be available to present their posters at the SOM annual conference on October 12 and 13, 2017, in at Anoka Ramsay Community College.


7. Posters involving human subjects must have Institutional Review Board (or its equivalent) approval and must note the receipt of approval in the methodology section of the poster.  


Submission Deadline is Saturday, September 30, 2017. 


Please submit a hard or electronic version of the poster to:

     Professor Jordan Ruble 
     Anoka Ramsey Community College
     Jordan.Ruble@anokaramsey.edu


Please contact Professor Ruble with any questions.


If no acceptable posters, prizes will not be offered. 

Sociologists of Minnesota Fall 2017 Conference:         

                                                            Facts: The Future of Social Science in the Modern World 
 

     Date: October 12th and 13th 

       

     Place: Anoka Ramsey Community College - Coon Rapids Campus 

                11200 Mississippi Blvd NW 

                 Coon Rapids, MN 55433- 3470

     Dinner and Keynote Speaker: Thursday, October 12, 2017

                                                         Dinner at 6:30 PM and Keynote at 7:30 PM
         

     Professor Daniel Martin from the University of Minnesota Duluth


          Abstract: The presentation locates the possible outcomes for Social Sciences in the U.S. within           the current political economic context and the stream of contemporary history. Taking into                     account the agentive action of sociologists in particular, and social scientists more broadly, it               suggests three possible outcomes for social science vis-a-vis state and corporate actors  –                   Cooptation, Collaboration & Contestation.


     Tentative Schedule: 


          Thursday, October 12, 2017

               12:30 - 1:30 PM Registration 

               1:30  -2:30 PM Session 1

               2:45 - 3:45 PM Session 2 

               4 - 5 PM Session 3 

               5 - 6:30 PM Break 

               6:30 - 8:30 PM Dinner and Keynote 


          Friday, October 13, 2017 

               8:30 - 9:30 AM Session 4 

               9:45 - 10:45 AM Session 5 

               11 AM - 12 PM Session 6 

               12:30 - 1:30 PM Awards Luncheon 


          SOM Business Meeting will be held after the Awards Luncheon 


​     Hotel Accommodations: Best Western Plus, Coon Rapids, North Metro Hotel 

                                                  3420 Northdale Boulevard NW 

                                                  Coon Rapids, MN 55448

                                                  Phone: 763-576-0700

                                                  www.bestwestern.com


      For More Information: Conference Organizer: Jordan Ruble 
                                            Jordan.Ruble@anokaramsey.edu

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