The American Sociological Association's various sections give interested scholars the opportunity to network and interact with those who have common interest in a specific topic; it is often through these sections that each area's most outstanding work may be read, recognized, and shared. Every year, the Section on the Sociology of Emotions offers awards for most Outstanding Recent Contribution to the field and most Outstanding Graduate Student Paper, as well as the Section on the Sociology of Emotions' Lifetime Achievement Award (every three years). Information on each, including this year's call for contributions and a list of past winners, may be seen by navigating the links in the menu bar to the left.