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.

General Announcements

Calls for Papers/Conferences/Talks

  • The Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling at Concordia University invites graduate students and recent graduates to submit paper and research-creation proposals for their 8th Emerging Scholars Symposium on Oral History, Digital Storytelling, and Creative Practice. The deadline for submissions has been extended until Monday, January 25, 2021. Click here for more information.
  • The Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies at York University is pleased to invite graduate students from across Canada and around the world to join them for their annual conference, Canada in Conversation: Crisis, Challenge and Change, taking place April 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2021. Please submit proposals (max. 250 words) by Friday, January 29, 2021 – click here for more information.
  • The Social Theory Research Cluster invites paper proposals for its seventh annual Symposium for Early Career Theorists (virtual session), held at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, May 31 – June 4, 2021 in partnership with the University of Alberta. Abstract submissions of 600-800 words can be submitted to the CSA Abstract Manager website. Abstracts will be accepted until January 29, 2021.
  • The Western University Anthropology Graduate Society (WAGS) is seeking graduate and undergraduate abstract submissions for the 8th Annual WAGS Conference: Humanity in Transition, which will take place virtually on March 12th (poster session) and 13th (podium session), 2021. This interdisciplinary conference will explore the many facets of transition, a phenomenon that is not only relevant to today’s society but also studies of past and future human populations. Please submit abstracts of no more than 250 words to by January 29th, 2021 at 5:00 pm EST.
  • The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Guelph is pleased to announce the launch of the CASCA 2021 conference website. The conference will be held in a virtual environment, from May 12-15, 2021. Please see the full theme, the call for papers and the registration link for more information, and to propose a paper, session, or poster. The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2021.
  • The Sociology & Anthropology Graduate Student Caucus (SAGSC) Conference Committee at Carleton University welcomes submissions to its 8th annual graduate student conference, taking place online March 31st and April 1, 2021. The SAGSC will be accepting abstract submissions until February 10, 2021. Please click here for more information on conference topics and abstract guidelines. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the SAGSC at
  • The English Graduate Student Society’s 2021 Grad Conference is scheduled for this coming May, entitled “Recuperating Joy: Symbiotic Connections, Optimisms, and Unproblematic Faves.” Click here for the Call for Papers – proposals are due by February 13, 2021.
  • Click here to learn more about the Call for Papers for the Thirteenth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts & Responses (Online Only) taking place April 8–9, 2021. The deadline to submit a proposal is March 8, 2021.
  • The Queen’s Policy Review is seeking paper submissions across Canada in English or French for publication in its Spring 2021 (Volume 12) edition. The QPR is a graduate-level scholarly publication edited and reviewed by students and faculty at the Queen’s School of Policy Studies. Although most of our submissions come from students pursuing a policy degree, we encourage anyone who has written a policy-focused paper to consider submitting it for publication. Click here for more information about submitting papers by April 16, 2021.




Tenure-Track/Full Time Positions

Non-Tenure Track/Other Positions

  • The Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a two-year Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Society, Culture and Language beginning July 1, 2021 or shortly thereafter, ending June 30, 2023. All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by February 22, 2021.
  • Ottawa ACORN is hiring – click here for more information.
  • ALSO is interested in collaborating with a Master’s or PhD student who is studying in the field of disability issues, family communication or ASL language learning for families. They would like to gather information about ASL language learning and family communication/connection from the parents accessing their online language learning resource, ASL RAPP (American Sign Language Reading and Parents Program). If this interests you and you would like more information please contact Kim Oastler, ALSO Executive Director at 613 233 8660 or
  • 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.