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(Dis)Content Futures?: The Politics of Insecurity and Inequality in Africa

(Dis)Content Futures?: The Politics of Insecurity and Inequality in Africa

In collaboration with Founders College, African Studies and Canada Research Chair in Youth and African Urban Futures. Wednesday, April 6 2-4pm EST Virtual event via Zoom Recently, various African countries have experienced political instability, including new civil wars, terrorist insurgencies, coup d’états, civil unrests, and mass protests (from #ENDSARS and #FixthecountryGhana to revolutionary movements in Sudan). Meanwhile, […]

Data Visualization as Public Sociology

Data Visualization as Public Sociology

Thursday April 14, 1-2:30pm EST  Virtual event via Zoom. Visuazlaition, visualization, visuazlaition! Data visualization translating data into graphical forms is a great way to do public sociology. It provides a quick and effective way to communicate research findings with target audiences and the public in a universal manner. In this talk, Dr. Kieran Healy, Professor of Sociology at Duke and […]

Social Movements and Solidarity in a Time of Crisis

Social Movements and Solidarity in a Time of Crisis

March 24, 2022 @ 3-4:30pm EST Register via Machform.  Panelists: Ayça Çubukçu is Associate Professor in Human Rights and Co-Director of LSE Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 2020, she was appointed as a Senior Fellow of the Fung Global Fellows program at Princeton University. Dr Çubukçu leads the Internationalism, Cosmopolitanism and the Politics […]

Sociology Annual Lecture 2022

Sociology Annual Lecture 2022

Date: March 3, 2022 Time: 4pm Title: Feminist Political Economy; A promising approach to Public Sociology Format/Venue: Virtual Dr. Pat Armstrong is a Distinguished Research Professor in Sociology at York University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She has held a Canada Health Services Research Foundation/Canadian Institute of Health Research Chair in Health Services. Among her awards are the Ontario […]

Youth Health and Wellness 

Youth Health and Wellness 

Thursday, 24 February 2022 | 16:00 to 17:30 EST   Panelists will discuss the contemporary realities of Black youth and their health and wellness.     Panelists:    Dr. Bukola Oladunni Salami (University of Alberta)   Ginelle Skerritt (York Region Children’s Aid Society)   Dr. Sophie Yohani (University of Alberta)  Moderator: Henry Gomez (HTI Executive and Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes)   […]

Black Health and Disability

Black Health and Disability

Thursday, 17 February 2022 | 16:00 to 17:30 EST  This panel exposes the reflections of scholars and activists on the interconnection between racism, colonialism, and ableism and how the social structure contributes to the disablement of the Black communities and creates health inequalities. In addition, the panel will highlight the socio-determinants of people in the […]

Black and Health in Canada

Black and Health in Canada

Panel 2 | Black and Health in Canada     Thursday, 10 February 2022 | 15:00 EST   This panel presents an overview of Black Canadians' health and the challenges that they encounter in society that affect their health outcomes. The panelists will also share perspectives on how to improve health equity across the country.   Panelists:   Cheryl Prescod […]

How do African people on the Continent and people of African descent conceptualize health and wellness?

How do African people on the Continent and people of African descent conceptualize health and wellness?

Opening Panel  | African/Black Knowledge and Wellness Thursday, 3 February 2022 | 15:00 EST Panellists: Pablo Idahosa (Social Science, York University); Wendy Jones (Toronto Catholic School Board and Pan Fantasy Steelband); Njoki Wane (University of Toronto) Moderator: Sylvia Bawa (York University) This event is co-presented by the Resource Center for Public Sociology and the African […]

Global Public Sociology Conversations: Global Solidarity and Cooperation, Human Rights and Vaccine Equity

Global Public Sociology Conversations: Global Solidarity and Cooperation, Human Rights and Vaccine Equity

Friday 28th January 2022 The COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us of our mutual interdependence and the need for collective and coordinated global effort and action, anchored in solidarity, to combat this threat. Yet, despite the threat COVID-19 (as well as attendant climate change crisis) poses to our humanity, global responses to combat the pandemic mirror […]

EE With, Not In: Respectful and Reciprocal Experiential Education with Jane Finch Community Partners

EE With, Not In: Respectful and Reciprocal Experiential Education with Jane Finch Community Partners

Thursday, January 20 2022 This presentation outlines current explorations to mapping out what it means to do Experiential Education (EE) with the Jane Finch community. Historically, EE is often done in the community with little to no community feedback or inclusions on the effectiveness and implications of EE on residents, organizations, groups, and the community at […]