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Call for papers: Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) invites proposals for its 58th Annual Meeting, to be held July 31-August 2, 2008 at The Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers, Boston, MA.  Theme: CROSSING BORDERS: ACTIVIST SCHOLARSHIP, GLOBALIZATION, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE.  Papers or extended abstracts (2-3 page summary of your intended presentation) for presentations at division sponsored sessions must be sent electronically to session organizers no later than January 31, 2008.  If your paper does not fit into one of the sessions listed in the Call for Papers, send your submission electronically no later than January 31 to Program Committee Co-Chairs: Hector Delgado, and Wendy Simonds,  Questions relating to the program should be directed to them as well.  When sending an e-mail, please place SSSP in the subject line.  For further information, visit
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is recruiting applications for the 2008 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship.  Persons accepted into an accredited doctoral program in any one of the social and/or behavioral sciences who will have attained ABD status by September 1, 2008 are invited to apply for the $12,000 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship.  Applications are due by and must be received no later than February 1, 2008.  Applicants will be notified of the results by July 15, 2008.  All applicants must be a current member and a citizen of the United States or permanent resident when applying.  For further information and an application, visit /Contact Joya Misra, Chair with all questions (W: 413-545-5969; F: 413-545-0746;


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