This Roundtable brings together contributors to a current project that focuses on analyzing the racialized, gendered, classed and sexualized dimensions of what constitutes Canada. With a sustained intersectional, interdisciplinary approach that sees inherent contradictions in the Canadian nation‐building project, we attempt to highlight the various techniques of power that produce national hierarchies of difference.The papers proposed for this session are part of a publication project to frame “critical Canadian studies” as interdisciplinary work in teaching and research that has a long and varied history in Canadian scholarship but is often assigned to the periphery, allocated to courses on race and representation, gender studies or equity studies.The Roundtable is an opportunity to bring these contributors into conversation with each other, and with a broader set of interested participants, in order to engage with the empirical work of the papers and also to discuss implications for how such work is situated in the academy. The papers proposed for the Roundtable and included in this project present disparate empirical sites such as cultural productions, state policies, institutional practices, commemorative events and museum exhibits.
Session Organizer: Lynn Caldwell, PhD, University of Saskatchewan, email@example.com
Session Co-organizer: Darryl Leroux, St. Mary’s University, firstname.lastname@example.org
Session Co-organizer: Carrianne Leung, OCAD University, email@example.com
Session Code: CaSo1