Panels and Plenaries

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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.

Upcoming Events

Resisting Racism and Colonialism in Africa and the Caribbean: Critical Issues in Race, Gender/Sexuality and Disability in Three Countries

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary

This panel highlights the ways in which the legacies of colonialism intersect with gender, sexism and/or disability in African and Caribbean contexts through the case studies of: 1) the political … Read more Resisting Racism and Colonialism in Africa and the Caribbean: Critical Issues in Race, Gender/Sexuality and Disability in Three Countries

Best Practices in Teaching about Racism and Colonialism: Pedagogies for Pursuing Racial Justice and Decolonization

Conference 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 Best Practices in Teaching about Racism and Colonialism: Pedagogies for Pursuing Racial Justice and Decolonization

“We are dropping like flies”: The professional and physiological implications of doing equity work.

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development

Patricia Monture (2009:26) correctly identified academia as a carceral space which is “exclusionary, silencing and perhaps even violent.” It has been long established that academia as a discursive and material … Read more “We are dropping like flies”: The professional and physiological implications of doing equity work.