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.
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.
Best Practices in Teaching about Racism and Colonialism: Pedagogies for Pursuing Racial Justice and DecolonizationConference 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
Beyond equity policy: Searching for institutional procedures and practices that support Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) facultyConference 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
While the career path of PhD graduates has traditionally focused on faculty positions, there are a range of alternative careers in which sociology graduates can apply their research skills. Applied … Read more Careers outside the Professoriate: Considerations for Graduate Students and Sociology Departments
In this panel, we discuss the origins of CSA Black Caucus, its mandate and goals. The newly formed CSA Black Caucus hopes to challenge anti-Black racism and promote equity in … Read more Constructing Scholarly Communities: The Case of the CSA Black Caucus