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.
Urban sociology offers a unique disciplinary approach that explains urban reality through various theoretical and methodological frameworks, research sites, and levels of analysis. Urban sociology, however, is often dominated by … Read more The State of Canadian Urban Sociology
In alignment with the theme of Congress 2020 – Bridging Divides: Confronting Colonialism and Anti-Black Racism – the theme of this year’s Canadian Sociological Association Conference is Resisting Racism and … Read more Resisting Racism and Colonialism in Sociology
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
Research on transfer students in Ontario is dominated by studies drawing on administrative data from single PSE institutions, or from small groups of partnering institutions. Though useful – especially for … Read more Student Mobility Research in Ontario PSE – Current Trends and Future Directions
Dr. Ann Denis was a vital figure in Canadian sociology and a tireless advocate for feminism and social justice, both in her scholarship and in her professional service. Her scholarship … Read more Honouring Professor Ann Denis: A Life in Feminist Scholarship and Service