Primary Session Category: Sociology of Religion
Session Code: SoRel1-B
Session Format: Regular (Presentations and Discussion)
Session Description: This session presents a series of case studies that examine how individual or religious difference and diversity are expressed within a variety of contemporary North American institutions. Both qualitative and quantitative approaches are used to illuminate such issues in settings such as universities, churches, and the mass media.
Session Organizer: Dana Sawchuk, Wilfrid Laurier University, Sociology, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair: Agata Piekosz
1. Kathleen Steeves
“Playing the Part” – Lived experiences of Female Pastors in the Christian Church
2. David Feltmate
Subtle Sedimentations and Religious Diversity Debates: Sitcoms and the Sociology of Religion
3. Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme
How Unreligious are the Religious ‘Nones’? Religious Dynamics of the Unaffiliated in Canada and the West.
4. Samantha Feder
Taking Education at Face Value: Examining Ontario University Policies on Issuing Student Identification Photos of Niqab-wearing Women
5. Dana Sawchuk, Juanne Clarke
Representations of Children’s Mental Health Issues in the Roman Catholic Church