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.
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
The matter of digital vulnerabilities mobilizes the matter of social identity construction and values and ethics education. Unfortunately, the digital divide is directly linked to social inequalities, which is notably … Read more Digital divide, social divide
While traditional ‘law and policy’ approaches have been important for addressing social exclusion in universities, continuing institutional marginalization and lack of progression of BIPOC faculty and students indicate that law … Read more Examining Anti-Racist and Decolonial Possibilities in the Contemporary University
In North America and in many European democracies, Muslim cultural and religious practices are perceived to be incompatible with Western norms and values. Most recently in Quebec, Muslim minorities are … Read more Islamophobia in North America and Western Europe
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