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.
The Calls to Action that emerged from Truth and Reconciliation included sections on transforming post-secondary education institutions. Many academics are committed, in principle, to revising admittedly problematic canonical curricula with … Read more Making Trouble: Fighting colonialism in the classroom
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
Conference presentations are often the first opportunity to share your ideas with an academic audience. These presentations showcase the “highlight reel” of your research, but how do you turn your … Read more From Presentation to Publication
This panel brings together three outstanding Indigenous women scholars and activists, Dr. Isabel Altamirano-Jimenez, Dr. Chelsea Bond, and Dr. Audra Simpson to discuss contemporary Indigenous experiences in Mexico, Australia, and … Read more Confronting Colonialism: An International Dialogue
Social Inequality is a dominant characteristic of our society, but its dynamics and dimensions may change over time. This panel, organized by the Sociology Department at Western, includes several researchers … Read more Population Dynamics and Social Inequality