End of March announcements

Hello Fellow CBSM Section Members!

Here are some important announcements for the end of March.

1. CBSM Workshop SurveySandra Levitsky, Michelle Proctor and Zakiya Luna.

2. CBSM Mentoring Committee Questionnaire–Jose Munoz, Lauren Joseph.

3. Open Invitation to the McCarthy Award Ceremony honoring Bert Klandermans—Rory McVeigh.

All the best,

1.  CBSM Workshop SurveySandra Levitsky, Michelle Proctor and Zakiya Luna. 

CBSM workshop feedback survey-respond by April 18th!

Planning is underway for the next American Sociological Association Collective Behavior/Social Movements section workshop. This workshop is typically 1-2 days featuring a mix of plenaries, feedback on papers, professional development sessions and of course socializing! In 2015, ASA occurs August 22-25 in Chicago. We expect the section day to be Monday. Keep in mind that the workshop may need to occur up to two hours away from the ASA main conference site.  Here is a brief survey to help us in our planning. If you have trouble with the link please paste this into your browser: http://tinyurl.com/nn4h6b8Please reply by April 18th. Thank you from your CBSM workshop committee (Sandra Levitsky, Michelle Proctor and Zakiya Luna –  Contact: cbsmcbsmworkshopplan@gmail.com)

2.  CBSM Mentoring Committee Questionnaire-Jose Munoz, Lauren Joseph. 

“Please read the call for participants and fill out the brief questionnaire attached as an Excel file—just put your answers for each question in the second row—and email it to Lauren Joseph at luj12@psu.edu by April 20th. Your answers will help us make the best possible matches. Filling in the Excel sheet directly, versus responding to the questions in e-mail form, will help us facilitate the matching as quickly and efficiently as possible, so you can get matched up right away”

3.  Open Invitation to the McCarthy Award Ceremony honoring Bert Klandermans—Rory McVeigh.

The Notre Dame Center for the Study of Social Movements cordially invites you to attend events in honor of Bert Klandermans.  Bert will be presented with the John D. McCarthy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Scholarship of Social Movements and Collective Behavior on May 3, 2014.

The McCarthy Award honors scholars who have made “outstanding contributions to the scholarly literature concerned with social movements, protest, collective violence, riots, and other kind of collective behavior over the course of his or her career.  In a spirit reflecting the scholar-teacher model inherent to the University of Notre Dame, the recipient will be a person who has made major contributions not only through her or his own research, but also through teaching and mentoring other, more junior, scholars as they have developed their own research and scholarly identities.”

We hope that you will be able to join us to help celebrate Bert’s extraordinary accomplishments. Bert is often referred to as an “international ambassador” for social movement scholarship and he has been particularly successful in bringing social psychology back into social movement research with cutting edge theoretical and empirical contributions.  All you need to do is let us know that you plan to attend and we will reserve a spot for you at the table (no charge for admission—the food and wine are on us!).

Award events will take place at the University of Notre Dame on Saturday, May 3rd 2014:

4:30 p.m. Public lecture by Bert Klandermans titled “The Virtue of Comparison: on Times, Places, Issues, and Activities.”

6:30 p.m. Dinner, award ceremony, and toast honoring Bert.  The Lifetime Achievement award will be presented by Rory McVeigh, Director of the Center for Study of Social Movements.  Special toasts will be offered by John McCarthy, Pam Oliver, Sarah Soule, Sid Tarrow, and Stefaan Walgrave.

If you are planning to attend, please send an email RSVP by April 10th to rmcveigh@nd.edu.Rory McVeigh