You’re invited to join our current students, alumni, past and present faculty, contract instructors and staff in gathering together for the Department of Sociology and Anthopology’s two-day 50th anniversary celebration.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Department Open House and Pancake Social from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
7th floor of Loeb Building
Archive Exhibit in D794 Loeb Building
Pancake Social in B742 Loeb Building (Department Lounge)

50th Anniversary Lecture from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Carleton’s Dominion-Chalmers Centre Sanctuary, 355 Cooper Street
Vanessa Watts presents “Indigenous social lives and the (missing) social: representations of Indigeneity in Canadian sociology”

Vanessa Watts is Mohawk and Anishinaabe Bear Clan who lives with her partner and two children on Six Nations of the Grand River. She is an assistant professor of Indigenous studies sociology at McMaster University. Her research examines Indigenist epistemological and ontological interventions on place-based, material knowledge production. Vanessa is particularly interested in Indigenous feminisms, sociology of knowledge, Indigenous governance, and other-than-human relations as forms of Indigenous ways of knowing.

Reception Celebrating 50 Years of SOAN at Carleton from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Carleton’s Dominion-Chalmers Centre Woodside Hall and Garden, 355 Cooper Street
Food, drinks, and mini-documentary screening

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Pot Luck Picnic and Softball from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Brewer Park Ball Diamond #1
Family-Friendly Event

Event Contacts

Tonya Davidson, Artifacts and Memories Organizer
Danielle DiNovelli-Lang, Softball and Potluck Picnic Organizer
Kelly Fritsch, Panel Discussion and Reception Organizer
Rania Tfaily, Softball and Potluck Picnic Organizer