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 2019 at University of British Columbia.
Additional plenaries such as “Big Thinking” lectures will also be held during Congress. See the Congress website for further details.
After decades of efforts by Indigenous Peoples, including Indigenous scholars, highlighting the problems of residential schools and colonial educational systems more generally, the Truth and Reconciliation’s Calls to Actions have … Read more
Many graduate students are concerned about post-graduate job opportunities when pursuing an academic career path. Given the competitive nature of the academic job market, graduate students find themselves questioning their … Read more
Care, Work, Equality, Intersectionality Reimagining Parental Leave, Child Care, and Workplace Polices for Canadian FamiliesPanels and Plenary
Leading scholars of work and care have identified our current epoch as one of “globalizing financialized capitalism” where “crises of care” (Fraser, 2016) have profoundly altered the ways people live, … Read more
This invited panel examines how long-term Indigenous-settler alliances emerge and unfold in particular spatial and historical contexts in Canada. Using a case study approach informed by Indigenous and anticolonial research … Read more
Contentious politics plague the fossil fuel industry in North America. The Coastal GasLink pipeline in Northern British Columbia has met with opposition from Indigenous communities and many others in civil … Read more