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.
On Nov. 12, 2019, the Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA) made public its decision to eliminate the Beardy’s Blackhawks Midget AAA hockey program from Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation, one of the largest First Nations … Read more Just a Little Offside: Beardy’s Blackhawks and the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League
The environment surrounding academic research and publishing is undergoing transformation. SSHRC (along with NSERC and CIHR) is putting in place a policy on research data management that will have significant … Read more Digital Data Management and Open Access: Implications for research and publishing
Decolonizing Sport: Indigeneity, Hockey, and Canadian Nationalism explores the ambivalent relationship between hockey, indigeneity, and settler colonialism in Canada. The project analyzes the role of hockey in the naturalization of … Read more Decolonizing Sport: Indigenous Hockey in Canada
As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, we are also seeing rapid and ferocious eruption of racism. COVID-19 is alternatively constructed as an issue of race in the scapegoating the Chinese … Read more Anti-Asian Racism amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
While the career path of PhD graduates has traditionally focused on faculty positions, there are a range of alternative careers in which sociology graduates can apply their research skills. Applied … Read more Careers outside the Professoriate: Considerations for Graduate Students and Sociology Departments