Here, you will find information about conferences, lectures, workshops, awards, grants, bursaries, and positions offered both on- and off-campus. For information about events hosted by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology please visit our news and events page. Check out our Department of Sociology and Anthropology Facebook page for news, events, and photos.

General Announcements

  • The Summer Job Fair will be taking place from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 in Alumni Hall (Athletics). On Monday, January 27, 2020, Career Services staff will be available from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Unicentre Galleria to review your resume.
  • The Enhanced Assess, Acknowledge, Act (EAAA) Sexual Assault Resistance Education Program is offered through a partnership between the Departments of Equity and Inclusive Communities and Campus Safety Services. EAAA is a 12-hour sexual assault resistance education program for young women and is free of charge. Students interested in the program can sign up here.
  • Are you a 2nd or 3rd-year FASS major? Would you like to take a professor to lunch (for free)? Click here for more information and to see which professors are participating. Open now until April 3, 2020.
  • The Carleton University Emotional Geographies Lab is currently recruiting graduate student participants for their project, “Imposter Syndrome? Locating Academic (In)Security.” This project examines “imposter syndrome” and the ways it circulates in and structures experiences of academic spaces and practices on Carleton’s campus. You can navigate to their project page on the Emotional Geographies Lab Website, and fill out the online questionnaire here.

Calls for Papers/Conferences/Talks

  • The Graduate English Conference at the University of Toronto, (Re)Mediations, will be held on April 24, 2020. The extended deadline for submission of abstracts is January 24, 2020. Please click here for more information.
  • The Anthropology Graduate Student Union at the University of Toronto invites submissions for the 7th annual Medusa Graduate Conference, which will be taking place March 5-6, 2020. The deadline to submit an abstract is January 27, 2020, Please click here for more information.
  • The Research Facility for Women’s Health and Wellbeing at the University of Guelph invites you to submit an abstract for their two-day interdisciplinary conference, taking place March 6-7, 2020. The deadline to submit an abstract is January 29, 2020. Please click here for more information.
  • The Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies invite proposals for the student symposium Sex Outside the Charmed Circle, to be held at Carleton University March 23, 2020. The deadline for submissions is February 18, 2020. Please click here for more information.
  • The Sociology and Anthropology Department at the University of Guelph is pleased to announce the 20th ENGAGE conference, 20 Years of ENGAGE(ment): Collaborators, Publics, and Researchers. Please click here for more information about submitting an abstract by March 6, 2020.
  • The CASCA 2020 conference website is now live. More information will be coming soon, but please take a look at their theme and find more information about the conference taking place May 30 – June 2, 2020 at Western University here.

Workshops/Lectures/Courses/Research/Conferences/Events

  • Join FASS for a series of unique panel events which will ask the important question: What defines a healthy city in 2020? All panels will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre (355 Cooper Street). Click here for more information.
  • The African Studies Brown Bag Seminar Series presents “New Technologies of Poverty: Financialization in South Africa’s Cash Transfer Program” with Dr. Christopher Webb. This event will be taking place at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in room 482 of the MacOdrum Library.
  • The Afro-Caribbean Mentorship Program (ACMP) has organized an open and thoughtful discussion surrounding anti-black racism. Changing the Narrative will be taking place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2020 at Imagine Cinemas (1200 St. Laurent Boulevard). Click here to register for your free ticket.
  • The Faculty of Public Affairs invites you to The Borders + Migration Public Lecture, an annual lecture series facilitated by Professor William Walters (FPA Research Excellence Chair, 2019-2022). “Canada as a safe haven? Two generations of US war resisters cross the border into shifting political landscapes” will be taking place at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 in Richcraft Hall (second floor conference rooms).
  • The 15th Annual Communication Graduate Caucus Conference Beyond Boundaries will be taking place February 27-28, 2020. Click here for the preliminary schedule.
  • Save the date! The Research Facility for Women’s Health and Wellbeing in the Psychology Department at the University of Guelph is hosting a free interdisciplinary two-day conference honouring International Women’s Day. This two-day event will be taking place Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7, 2020.
  • FASS Undergraduate Research Day will be taking place from 3:30 – 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020. Do you have a research or presentation topic related to Healthy Cities? Come and share your research with your peers, your professors, and the Ottawa community. Click here for more information on submitting an abstract by February 24, 2020.
  • The 2020 annual conference of the Canadian Anthropology Society/Société Canadienne d’Anthropologie will be taking place at Western University May 30 – June 2, 2020. Register here.

Contests/Awards/Grants/Bursaries

Fellowships

  • St. Francis Xavier University is currently offering a 13 month postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Anthropology. The review of applications will begin February 3, 2020. Please click here for more information.

Tenure-Track/Full Time Positions

  • The Department of Sociology at Acadia University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Theory at the Assistant Professor level to start July 1, 2020. The closing date is January 24, 2020.
  • The Department of Politics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-track Professorial Stream position at the Assistant Professor level in Gender, Post-Colonialism, and the Islamic World to commence July 1st, 2020. The deadline for receipt of completed applications is January 25, 2020.

Non-Tenure Track/Other Positions

  • A Policy Analyst position has opened within the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) team at the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). Please click here to learn more about applying by January 31, 2020.
  • Timmins Martelle Heritage Consultants Inc. is now accepting applications for the follow positions: Archaeological Field Technician, Mapping Technician, Field Director, Report Writer/Researcher, Project Management, and Intermediate Cultural Heritage Specialist. Please click here for more information.
  • Habib University in Pakistan regularly welcomes faculty applications. Please click here for the job listings.