Social Theory Cluster Events at Congress

Congress is very soon and the Social Theory Research Cluster has FIVE exciting events for you this year:

  • Social Theory Research Cluster Meeting — Thursday, June 4th, at 12:30-1:30pm, in FTX-235
    • Come meet and connect with other sociologists interested in social theory and, if you like, get involved in the activities of our cluster!
  • What Does a Theorist Do? — Friday, June 4th, 3:30 pm, in FTX-302
    • Short, vivid presentations by six very different thinkers on what defines the distinctive contribution of social theory to sociology as a whole.
    • Each panelist will speak for just five minutes, after which there will be a lively discussion among panelists and audience.
    • The panelists are:
      • Kieran Bonner (University of Waterloo)
      • Jean-François Côté (Université du Québec a Montréal)
      • Nicholas Hardy (University of New Brunswick)
      • Barbara Marshall (Trent University)
      • Christopher Powell (Ryerson University)
      • Alan Sears (Ryerson University).
  • Putting the SOCIAL! in Social Theory — Friday June 4th, 5:30 pm, Cafe Nostalgica Grad House (601 Cumberland St.)
    • All this theorizing is thirsty work! Let’s continue the conversation somewhere we can eat, drink, and make merry.

You can also find a complete list of theory-related panels on the CSA website at http://www.csa-scs.ca/files/webapps/csapress/annual-conferences/category/sessions/theory/. There is a lot of interesting theoretical work being done in Canada; be sure to check some of it out!

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