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Formerly the Western Social Science Association

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Other Conferences/Calls for Papers

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Public Administration Theory Network Conference

A call for proposals has been posted by the Public Administration Theory Network Conference: “The Great Renewal of Theory, Praxis, and Pedagogy”. It will be held June 8-11, 2023 in Portland, Oregon. Virtual attendance options will also be available.

The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2023.

For more information please see: 

CALL FOR PAPERS: Society For The Study Of Social Problems

The Society for the Study of Social Problems(SSSP) invites you to join us in Los Angeles, CA, August 5-7, 2022 in order to further a dialogue aimed at social change and action rooted in data and theory. The program theme selected by President Noreen M. Sugrue is The Sociological Reimagination: From Moments to Momentum. The 2022 meeting provides opportunities to define, energize, and commit to concrete social actions and policy work. For more information contact

Paper and session proposals are due to section coordinators by December 1, 2022. See instructions for submitting on the "Sections & Affiliates" tab of our website,

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is pleased to announce our 2022 Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards. In order to be considered for any of the Student Paper Competitions, applicants are required to submit their papers to a session through the Annual Meeting Call for Papers no later than 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) on January 15, 2022. Please note that students may only submit to one division and that each division has its own deadline and submission process. For more information contact

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is soliciting applications for the 2022 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship. Persons identified as American Indian/Alaska Native, Arab/Middle Eastern/North African, Asian/Asian-American, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) from one of the aforementioned groups, accepted into an accredited doctoral program in any one of the social and/or behavioral sciences are invited to apply for the $15,000 fellowship. Two students will be funded. Online applications must be received in their entirety no later than no later than 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) on February 1, 2022. All applicants must be a current SSSP member at the time of their application. Contact Dr. Teresa Irene Gonzales, Chair, Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship Committee, with questions concerning the fellowship:

Association for Borderland Studies

Latin American Studies & Chicano-Iberian Culture Network (formerly ALACLIS) Economics (Association for Institutional Thought) Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Union for Radical Political Economists