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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.
rethink research: SSRL Research Methods Summer Institute
Posted on 2019-04-12
Hands-on workshops aimed at providing practical knowledge and skills in social science research methods
China Through Saskatchewan Eyes
Posted on 2019-04-12
Exhibition at Diefenbaker Canada Centre features photos taken by Saskatchewan resident Evelyn Potter in 1971
CBC News: Sask. education survey an improvement over past ones, says researcher
Posted on 2019-04-09
The SSRL's Jason Disano says open-ended questions are harder to complete but may prompt more thoughtful responses
CBC Radio: How Winnipeg became a hub of queer history
Posted on 2019-04-08
In an episode of The Secret Life of Canada, College of Arts and Science historian Valerie Korinek is interviewed about the history of Winnipeg's queer spaces
In memory of Dr. Stephen Wormith (PhD)
Posted on 2019-04-02
The professor of psychology and director of the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science and Justice Studies passed away on March 28