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 2021.
Additional plenaries such as “Big Thinking” lectures will also be held during Congress. See the Congress website for further details.
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.
Core classical theory courses in sociology continue to rely on teaching the agreed upon trifecta of Marx-Weber-Durkheim. Even in contemporary theory courses, sociologists teach the work of Goffman, Bourdieu and … Read more Addressing Anti-Blackness in the Sociological Curriculum
Arts-based project outputs are making their way into traditional academic spaces, including recognition of their value by external funding sources and in tenure and promotion portfolios. This work, however, has … Read more Alternative Outputs: Mediated and Arts-based theorising beyond the academy
Author Meets Reviewers: The Sleeping Giant Awakens: Genocide, Indian Residential Schools, and the Challenge of ConciliationConference Highlights, Panels and Plenary
Three invited scholars will provide critical commentary on Professor David B. MacDonald’s recent book, The Sleeping Giant Awakens: Genocide, Indian Residential Schools, and the Challenge of Conciliation (University of Toronto … Read more Author Meets Reviewers: The Sleeping Giant Awakens: Genocide, Indian Residential Schools, and the Challenge of Conciliation
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