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

  • The Off The Beaten Track program for anthropology and ethnography will be taking place in Gozo (Malta), Europe this summer. Full details of the International Summer School including how to apply and entry requirements can be found here.

Calls for Papers/Conferences/Talks

  • 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.


  • The Science and Technology Studies (STS) Journal Club meets once a month (via Zoom) to discuss a recently published article relevant to the field of science and technology studies. The next meeting will be held on Friday, April 9 from 11 – 12:30 p.m. on Zoom. All are welcome. Please click here for this month’s article details and send an email to Amanda to be added to the Zoom invite list.
  • This year’s graduate-student run conference in the University of Guelph’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology is happening on Saturday, April 24, 2021. The theme this year is New Potential: Re-imagining Social Change in a Dynamic Era. Please click here for more information.
  • Acadia’s 4th biennial conference, On the Brink of Something, Anything, Everything?, will be held virtually this year from May 5-7, 2021.



  • The Engendering Disability Inclusive Development (EDID) Partnership Project invites applications for a PhD fellowship in Critical Disability Studies at Carleton University in Canada. Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2020-27), EDID brings together researchers, decision-makers and civil society organizations from Canada, Haiti, South Africa, Vietnam, the United Kingdom, the United States, Uganda, Australia and Malta. Please click here for instructions on submitting an application to Dr. Xuan Thuy Nguyen. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2021.

Tenure-Track/Full Time Positions

  • The Department of Sociology at Queen’s University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor that centres on inclusive pedagogy. This is a position with a focus on teaching and curriculum development with initial expectations to redesign and offer the intro-level course in sociology based on principles of active and inclusive learning. This position has an ideal start date of July 1, 2021. Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2021. Please click here for more information.

Non-Tenure Track/Other Positions

  • 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.