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What does social justice mean to you?
What does social justice mean to you, and how can research help advance it to forge the future you want? To mark its 25th anniversary, the Canada Foundation for Innovation hosted a panel discussion around this topic at Congress 2022.
Professionalism, inclusivity, and social media: Educational foundations in these digital times
At the event “Professionalism, Inclusivity, and Social Media: Educational Foundations in these Digital Times” presented by the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, three presentations discussed the education sector and its future role in...
Reflecting new empirical realities of race and mental health
Dr. Patricia Louie, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington, presented her research on the coping resources that Black Americans use to cope with life in a racially unequal society, as part of the Canadian Sociological...
“But, where are you really from?”
In a keynote address to the Black Caucus of the Canadian Sociological Association, Dr. Debra Thompson (Associate Professor of Political Science and Canada Research Chair in Racial Inequality in Democratic Societies, McGill University) explored the...
Education in Canada: The American Dream or the New Inequality?
The Canadian Sociological Association welcomed Dr. Terry Wotherspoon of the University of Saskatchewan to Congress 2022, for a presentation entitled Education in Canada: The American Dream or the New Inequality? Throughout the last two decades...
Bringing Whole Selves to Work: Co-op Culture Welcoming to BIPOC
The CASC keynote discusses how the co-op sector can better communicate its message to BIPOC workers and create a sector-wide culture that can lead to deep and meaningful reach within BIPOC communities.
BGHRA North America: Black German Studies in the United States and Canada
Hosted by German Studies Canada (GSC) at Congress 2022, Dr. Rosemarie Peña, founder and president of the Black German Heritage and Research Association, gave an overview of the organization’s history, vision, and mission. About the BGHRA The BGHRA...
Beyond ‘crimes of insolidarity’: Considerations for a transition based on economic and social rights
Can we ensure social and economic rights as we rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic? That’s what Dr. Christine Vézina, Law Professor at Laval University, thinks.
Igniting change through sociology at Congress 2022
At Congress 2022, sociologists are invited to reflect on how the pandemic has revealed inequalities of existing social structures and institutions — and how we can move forward to create just, democratic, tolerant, and flourishing societies.