SOSA Speakers Series

FALL 2023

Friday, September 29th, 2023

Far Out!: The story of the 60s inspired “back to the land” migration that changed Nova Scotia
Dr. Chris Murphy
McCain #1116 @2:30 p.m.


Friday, November 3rd, 2023

Jean-Sebastien Guy Memorial Lecture in Social Theory

Beyond Structure and Agency:
Jean-Sébastien Guy and the Promise of Relational Sociology

Dr. Christopher Powell
Toronto Metropolitan University
McCain #1116 @2:30 p.m.


Friday, December 1st, 2023

Cultural Work and the Sociology of Creativity
Dr. Saara Liinamaa
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
University of Guelph
McCain #1116 @2:30 p.m.


Friday, March 1st, 2024 *CANCELLED*

"Small farming as social reproduction: Diverse agrarian economies in India, Bosnia and the US"
Dr. Andrew Flachs, Anthropology, Purdue University
McCain #1116 @2:30 p.m.


Friday, March 15th, 2024

 “The Otherness of Talk: Race, Identity and Language in China’s English Classrooms”
Dr. Eric Henry, Department of Anthropology, Saint Mary’s University
McCain #1116 @2:30 p.m.


Friday, April 5th, 2024

The After Life of SAWP: The post-migration experiences of former workers in Canada’s Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP) from Jamaica and Mexico
Zoe Castell Roldan-PhD Proposal Presentation
McCain #1116 @2:30 p.m.