Professional Development

The Canadian Sociological Association fosters faculty and student professional development through many workshops and expert panels held during our annual conference.

Additional opportunities are offered through the Congress. See the congress website for further details.

 

Upcoming Events

Best Practices in Teaching about Racism and Colonialism: Pedagogies for Pursuing Racial Justice and Decolonization

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development

This session examines best practices in teaching about racism and colonialism, primarily in a Canadian post-secondary context. How can universities become both sites of deep learning and critical reflection and … Read more Best Practices in Teaching about Racism and Colonialism: Pedagogies for Pursuing Racial Justice and Decolonization

“We are dropping like flies”: The professional and physiological implications of doing equity work.

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development

Patricia Monture (2009:26) correctly identified academia as a carceral space which is “exclusionary, silencing and perhaps even violent.” It has been long established that academia as a discursive and material … Read more “We are dropping like flies”: The professional and physiological implications of doing equity work.

Beyond equity policy: Searching for institutional procedures and practices that support Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) faculty

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development

The purpose of this session is to identify and share insights about how to address racism and related issues that affect Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) faculty at … Read more Beyond equity policy: Searching for institutional procedures and practices that support Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) faculty

The Academic Job Market

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development

Graduate programs provide students with the rigorous training they need to succeed on the job, but the process of applying to academic positions is often shrouded in mystery. A lack … Read more The Academic Job Market