[Air-L] Now accepting Nominations for the 2022 Nancy Baym Book Awards

Michelle, Association of Internet Researchers ac at aoir.org
Wed Mar 30 12:25:52 PDT 2022

We are pleased to call for nominations for the Nancy Baym Annual Book
Award. This award recognizes the best scholarship of the Association of
Internet Researchers, and highlights the breadth of work relating to the
social and cultural dimensions of networked media.

To be eligible for the award:

   - The book must be authored or co-authored as a monograph and must
   explore a single topic (edited collections are not eligible).
   - All of the book’s authors must be current members of AoIR at the time
   of submission (May 1, 2022). Memberships may be purchased here
   - The book must have been published between January 1 and December 31,

The books will be reviewed by a committee of Robert W. Gehl-Louisiana Tech
University (Chair), Nancy Baym-Microsoft Research, Jakob Linaa
Jensen-Aarhus University, Jun Liu-University of Copenhagen, Bjorn
Nansen-The University of Melbourne, Robert Tynes-Bard College, Arantxa
Vizcaino Verdu-University of Huelva, and Weiyu Zhang-National University of

Each book should be accompanied by an emailed letter of nomination.
Self-nominations from AoIR members are welcome. The letter of nomination,
which must be written by a current member of AoIR, should outline:

How the book contributes to AoIR’s intellectual community.

   - The book’s unique contributions and overall strengths.
   - If not a self-nomination, the letter should also include a statement
   that the nominated author has been contacted prior to its submission and
   accepts the nomination.
   - Books submitted without a meaningful nomination letter outlining both
   the strengths of the book and the book’s contribution to the AoIR community
   to AoIR will not be eligible.

We are happy to accept books in either digital or hard copy. If digital,
please send pdf to bookaward [at] aoir.org or contact for individual email

Additional nomination details available here:

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