The Canadian Sociological Association conference highlights current issues from a sociological perspective. Expect scholarly debates on a variety of topics ranging from the theoretical to the political. The following list of plenaries are scheduled for Congress 2020 at Western University.
Additional plenaries such as “Big Thinking” lectures will also be held during Congress. See the Congress website for further details.
Resisting Racism and Colonialism in Africa and the Caribbean: Critical Issues in Race, Gender/Sexuality and Disability in Three CountriesConference Highlights, Panels and Plenary
This proposed panel highlights the Congress theme with three papers that examine under-researched critical issues in race, gender/sexuality and disability in Africa and the Caribbean.
For parents and their children, as well as for spouses, spending time together is central to the relationship and linked to well-being. We often hear about “quality time” with others, … Read more
In our proposed panel, we will bring together two sociologists and two social media influencers to discuss the relationship between fatherhood, masculinity, and mental health. Casey Scheibling and Kevin Shafer … Read more
Best Practices in Teaching about Racism and Colonialism: Pedagogies for Pursuing Racial Justice and DecolonizationConference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development
This session examines best practices in teaching about racism and colonialism, primarily in a Canadian post-secondary context. How can universities become both sites of deep learning and critical reflection and … Read more
Spotlight on the Canadian Journal of the Sociology/Cahiers Canadiens de Sociologie special issue “African Canadians, Gender and Sexuality”Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary
This panel will focus on the unique and timely contribution of the Canadian Journal of Sociology special issue entitled “African Canadians, Gender and Sexuality”, which is the first Canadian Journal … Read more