In attendance: Debbie Dergousoff; David Huxtable; Ben Levy; Bill Pelz; Jean Chapman; Robert McGray; Thom Workman; Greg Albo; Errol Sharpe; Wayne Antony; Elaine Coburn; Ingo Schmidt; Bill Carroll; Danny Goldstick; Kanchan Sarkar; Garry Potter; Murray Cooke Kanchan called the meeting to order. Approval of agenda and minutes from 2012 AGM – moved – Danny Goldstick/Gary […]
Shortly after the 2013 General Meeting in Victoria, the Executive began a discussion on the decline in annual memberships. It appears that memberships are very closely attached to participation in our annual conferences held at Congress, when people participate, they pay their membership fee, when they do not, they often allow it to laps for […]
Dear friends, Once again, I am asking people to make a donation to the Society and its Ryerson Fund. One of the most important contributions of the Society for Socialist Studies to critical and radical research is the support it offers to young academics and others of limited financial means to participate in presenting their […]
The Society for Socialist Studies is renewing, rebuilding and reaching out! It’s time for the many scholars and activists who have affinities for Socialist Studies but who do not belong, to become members (and for lapsed members to renew). Our membership drive, our newsletter and much-improved website and Facebook all fit into an outreach that […]
The finalized version of the Socialist Studies 2012 conference is now available online. The conference theme is “critical theories in an uncertain world,” and the conference takes place in Waterloo from May 30 to June 2. We look forward to seeing you there. Here is the program in PDF format: Socialist Studies 2012 Conference program
The Society for Socialist Studies ordinarily receives a limited amount of funds to disperse for purposes of travel to Congress participants who are organizing SSS sessions and/or presenting papers in SSS sessions. The CFHSS does not make these awards (which are funded by SSHRCC) until April, so we do not know in advance how much […]
The preliminary Socialist Studies conference schedule is now available. Keynote Sharit Bhowmik will be giving a southern perspective on workers of the world, and we have strong sessions on education, reclaiming universities, counter-hegemonic struggle, culture, Palestine and BDS, feminism, colonialism and radical alternatives. CLICK HERE to review the preliminary schedule.
The Society for Socialist Studies is seeking proposals for roundtables, sessions and paper proposals for our 2012 annual conference. This year’s theme is “Crossroads: Critical Theories in an Uncertain World.” The conference will take place at the Congress for the Humanities and Social Sciences in Waterloo, Ontario, from May 30 to June 2, 2012. Please […]