Webinar Library

Our webinar series have been recorded and made available for members to view at their convenience.

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Webinar #1: Writing a Successful Conference Abstract: Practical Tips to Getting Your Abstract Accepted

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Date: January 15, 2020
Guest: Dr. Kate Butler, Child Rights & Child Protection Advisor at Save the Children Canada

Webinar #2: From draft to article: The process of publishing in an academic journal

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Date: February 12, 2020
Guest: Dr. Patrick Denice, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology at the University of Western Ontario

Webinar #3: Casting the Net Wide: Exploring Careers other than Faculty Positions

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Date: March 11, 2020
Guest: Dr. Laura Bisaillon, Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Centre for Health & Society at the University of Toronto Scarborough

Webinar #4: Converting Your CV to a Resume

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Date: April 8, 2020
Guest: Brittany Etmanski, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology & Legal Studies at the University of Waterloo

Webinar #5: Be prepared, not (too) scared! How sociology graduate students can slay the conference thing

Date: May 6, 2020
Guest: Dr. Mervyn Horgan, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology & Anthropology at the University of Guelph

Webinar #6: Taking care of yourself in an uncaring institution

Date: May 20, 2020
Guest: Dr. Ariane Hanemaayer, visiting fellow at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Cambridge, and an Assistant Professor at Brandon University

Webinar #7: The Academic Job Market

Date: May 27, 2020
Guests: Wesley Crichlow, Naomi Lightman, Geraldina Polanco, and Rima Wilkes
Transcript coming soon

Webinar #8: Navigating the Non-academic Job Market

Date: June 10, 2020
Guests: Kristyn Frank (Moderator), Andrea Dean, Shane Dixon, Loanna Heidinger, and Animwaa Obeng-Akrofi

Webinar #9: From Presentation to Publication

Date: June 17, 2020
Guests: Tracey L. Adams, Pallavi Banerjee, and Lori Wilkinson

Webinar #10: Let’s Talk Systemic Racism / Parlons de racisme systémique

Date: August 17, 2020
Panelists: Karine Coen-Sanchez (organizer), Dina Idriss-Wheeler (Moderator), Pedrom Nasiri, Kayonne Christy, Roodabeh Dehghani

Note: This event was open to racialized students only.  The event was not recorded and registration was required.  A preliminary summary can be found below with a full report to follow.

Key Areas of Concern:

  • Representation in Faculty/Staff
  • Representation in Curriculum and Thought
  • Lack of Access to Resources and Supports
  • Being Hyper-visible but Invisible
  • Generationally and Geographically our Experiences are Different

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Following the webinar, we invited attendees to share their experiences.

When asked if they ever reported an incidence of racism, 94% said ‘No’!! The stated reasons for not reporting….

  • “causes more repercussions/problems”
  • “pointless”
  • “no system in place”