For circulation – Call For Papers | Missing and Marginalized Gender Conference The message below is sent on behalf of Helene Cummins, OCUFA Status of Women Committee Chair:   Dear Colleagues,   Please find HERE a call for papers for a conference to be held at the University of Waterloo from June 14-16, 2016. This interdisciplinary conference will focus on the role that the Post-Secondary Education […]

For immediate release: Investigation concludes UBC leadership violated academic freedom

***La version française suivra*** Investigation concludes UBC leadership violated academic freedom (Ottawa – October 15, 2015) The Canadian Association of University Teachers is calling on the leadership of the University of British Columbia to be held accountable for interfering in the academic freedom of a faculty member. In a report released today, an investigator appointed […]

“Confronting precarious academic work” — OCUFA conference — February 11-12, 2016 in Toronto

Dear Colleagues: The theme of OCUFA’s next annual conference is “Confronting precarious academic work”. It will be held on February 11-12, 2016 in Toronto. The conference will look at the realities and impact of precarious academic work on higher education and then consider solutions for now and the future. The conference sessions will include speakers […]

Science and Democracy under Threat: What can you do about it?

Our democracy is based on our leaders proving what they say with evidence, which is why the government employs scientists. The current federal government has muzzled scientists, ended the long form census, and, as a result, changed how you understand Canada. Now, our democracy is under threat and our panel of activists and experts discuss […]

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