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“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...
10 years after the ‘Maple Spring’: Legacies, strikes, and movements for change in the education system and beyond
Ten years ago on May 18, 2012, Bill 78 was passed in Quebec in response to the Maple Spring (le Printemps érable) student strikes. This was an attempt to force students back to classes and limit their ability to protest, after months of strikes. To...
Beyond Anthropocentrism in Ukrainian Studies: Proposals from the Environmental Humanities
The Canadian Association of Slavists convened a roundtable to discuss ways to develop environmental humanities in and about Ukraine at Congress 2022.
Shift in thinking: It all begins with decolonization
Dr. Denise Ferreira da Silva's Big Thinking lecture challenges us to consider a shift in thinking, to transform how we understand and address global catastrophes.
Hungary after 2008: A New Regime of World-Economic Integration
To understand recent developments in Hungary more fully, we must consider the global economy in which it acts as a middle power, acting as an important bridge between markets.
Reconsidering history at Congress 2022
Chalk one up for us! The Canadian Historical Association will mark its 100th anniversary this spring. Although contrived, centenaries offer a chance both to look back and to look ahead, hence our program theme: Reconsidering History. I can still...
Examining identity and power dynamics in Netherlandic Studies at Congress 2022
The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Netherlandic Studies (CAANS) has enjoyed a longstanding relationship with Congress and its forerunners, ‘the Learneds,’ which began with our formal founding on June 3, 1971, during the annual gathering...
Reflections on the practice of reconciliation
Guest blog by Crystal Fraser, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Classics, & Religion and The Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta.