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 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
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 What is Quality Time in Families and How do we Measure It?
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 Fatherhood, Masculinity, and Mental Health: Bridging Divides Between Research and Lived Experience
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 Best Practices in Teaching about Racism and Colonialism: Pedagogies for Pursuing Racial Justice and Decolonization
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.