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.
University-level teaching on the topic of social movements carries several inherent decision-making dilemmas. The changing nature of the student body, combined with the urgency of several contemporary issues on which … Read more Teaching Social Movements in an Age of Uncertainty and Upheaval
The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred critical and much needed attention to childcare services as well as to wider sets of policies that address people’s paid work and unpaid care work. … Read more Reimagining Childcare, Parental Leave, and Employment Policies for Diverse Canadian Families
In alignment with the theme of this year’s Canadian Sociological Association Conference, Resisting Racism and Colonialism, this session will examine the role of the CSA and its members in confronting … Read more Resisting Racism and Colonialism in Sociology
Research suggests that suicide can socially diffuse through social relationships and social contexts; however, little is known about the mechanisms that facilitate this diffusion. Using data from an in-depth case … Read more The Social Roots of Adolescent Suicide
While medical research has been at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic, sociological research has also played an important role. Many sociologists have refocused their research to examine how the … Read more Sociological Research and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights on the unequal impacts of COVID-19