An active and longstanding member of Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS), Barbara Rosenblum, died from breast cancer in 1988. SWS established a scholarship with a bequest from Dr. Rosenblum to encourage doctoral work on women’s cancers, particularly of women’s diverse experiences. If you are working on a dissertation . . . → Read More: Call for Applications – SWS Dissertation Scholarship
I am deeply honored to have received the 2013 Sociologists for Women in Society Distinguished Feminist Lecturer award this year. The SWS Distinguished Lectureship was founded in 1985 as a way of recognizing members whose scholarship employs a feminist perspective, and of making this feminist scholar available to campuses that . . . → Read More: Call for Proposals: Campus Visits for SWS Feminist Lecturer, Gayle Sulik
While many sociologists are committed to and enjoy working within academic institutions, there is an increasing interest in, and need for, scholars to “think outside of the academy” and consider working in applied settings. In part, this is fueled by an economy that makes desirable academic positions less abundant. . . . → Read More: “Thinking Outside the Academy”: Working as an Applied Sociologist
Summary: In this webinar two successful authors of recently published books will pull from their own experiences to offer suggestions and discuss potential barriers for turning a dissertation into a book. Some of the topics that will be addressed include: the crucial differences between the unpublished dissertation and the as-yet-unpublished . . . → Read More: Dissertation to Book Webinar – American Sociological Association
Pink Ribbons, Inc. will be featured on Friday, October 12 at 8 pm as a special presentation of the Colony Film Festival.
Internationally acclaimed and award-winning filmmaker Léa Pool brings her unique signature style to Pink Ribbons, Inc., a feature documentary that looks at the politics of breast cancer philanthropy. . . . → Read More: Sulik discusses the film, Pink Ribbons, Inc.
Given the high volume of readers and content, we’ve moved the Pink Ribbon Blues blog and website to its own domain at pinkribbonblues.org. How will this affect you?
If you have the Pink Ribbon Blues Blog on your blog roll, please update the link from www.gaylesulik.com TO www.pinkribbonblues.org! Otherwise, your . . . → Read More: Pink Ribbon Blues Blog Moves to pinkribbonblues.org
The American Sociological Association invited me to present a workshop at the 2012 annual conference on the dissertation to book process. Knowing that my personal experience writing a book differed from many of my colleagues, I started the workshop planning process early and by investigating others’ experiences. After identifying . . . → Read More: From Dissertation to Book Workshop
Pink Ribbon Blues: How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women’s Health (paperback edition available for pre-order) Oxford University Press, 2012.
Pink ribbon paraphernalia saturate shopping malls, billboards, magazines, television, and other venues, all in the name of breast cancer awareness. In this compelling and provocative work, Gayle A. Sulik shows that . . . → Read More: Pink Ribbon Blues Paperback Available for Pre-order