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Scott Thompson receives award for journal article
Posted on 2017-10-25 in Politics & Society
Scott Thompson, an associate professor in the Department of Sociology, has been awarded the CSN-REC (Canadian Studies Network) Prize for Best Article in volume 50 of the Journal of Canadian Studies.
The article, "Real Canadians: Exclusion, Participation, Belonging, and Male Military Mobilization in Wartime Canada, 1939-45," is an examination of Canada's Second World War mobilization policies and processes of bureaucratic exclusion dictating who was able to contribute to national, cultural and political identity. Thompson argues that the Canadian state's mobilization policies for male enlistment perpetuated white settler society ideology and racial exclusion. CSN-REC called the result a landmark work on state policies that overturns national mythologies of home front and overseas mobilization as a unifying experience for a multicultural society.
Thompson, who joined the College of Arts & Science in 2017, uses historical case studies in order to explain and address current issues in the areas of criminology, sociology and surveillance studies.
Saskatoon StarPhoenix: Taking the Pulse: Most Sask. residents won't consume pot once it's legal
Posted on 2018-06-22
Eighty-two per cent of people in Saskatchewan are unlikely to consume marijuana once it is legal, according to the latest Taking the Pulse survey by the college's Social Sciences Research Laboratories
CBC News: U of S prof says reconciliation will be uncomfortable
Posted on 2018-06-20
Governments should prepare for more direct action by Indigenous people, say academics
Nine U of S researchers awarded SSHRC Insight Grants
Posted on 2018-06-18
Six of the nine grants will help College of Arts and Science researchers answer questions about communities and society
Historical association recognizes book on Weyburn Mental Hospital
Posted on 2018-06-12
Professor Erika Dyck and alumnus Alex Deighton (BA’13, MA’16) were awarded the Clio Prize for the Prairies
New book explores queer history on the Prairies
Posted on 2018-06-06
A Department of History professor utilized archival material at the university in writing Prairie Fairies
U of S researchers named to Arctic groups
Posted on 2018-05-31
David Natcher, associate member of the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, is one of two U of S researcher chosen to represent Canada on the International Arctic Science Committee