2020 Annual Meeting






CALL FOR PAPERS



Dear Members,

I am pleased to be sending you the Call for Papers for our 2020 conference at Congress (attached).

As discussed at our AGM at Congress 2019, CSSR is interested in engaging with our members to learn more about where religious studies scholarship is happening (or heading) and who we are as religious studies scholars. We want to continue to action our commitments to equity and inclusion by ensuring that we are asking for and listening to the feedback of our members.

Attached are also the letters CSSR Executive has written on behalf of our members regarding the racial profiling incident at Congress 2019 and our concerns about exclusive spaces and practices at UBC: CSSR Statement regarding BSCA (click to download), CSSR Statement regarding Congress 2019 (click to download).

In line with Congress 2020’s theme, we would like to encourage you to submit papers specifically about what CSSR needs to do to address anti-black racism, colonialism, inequity and exclusion. We will create session themes around these submissions (if individual papers) and always welcome panel submissions from our members. It is critical for us to create and protect space for these discussions with our members.

Looking forward to hearing from you,
heather (on behalf of the CSSR Executive)

Heather Shipley, PhD, LLM
President/Présidente
Canadian Society for the Study of Religion
Société Canadienne pour l'Étude de la Religion
@shipleyhe
@cssr_executive
https://www.cssrscer.ca/





INFORMATION & REGISTRATION


Congress 2020 will be hosted by Western University in London, Ontario, from May 30-June 5, 2020. The theme for Congress 2020 is “Bridging Divides". Visit www.congress2020.ca for more details.

Please register for the Congress (and the CSSR Conference) here:
www.congress20120.ca





PROGRAM



CCSR (Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion) Joint Programs:





CALL FOR FILMS

Call For Films for the CSSR Conference: Submissions should include the film's description, contributors and affiliation, and the run time. Please send your submissions to Qamerhameed1@gmail.com and Michelle.Folk@uregina.ca





SESSION CHAIRS & GUIDELINES

We will be seeking session chairs for some of our conference sessions; please look through the program and consider volunteering to chair a session during our meeting dates.
Chair Guidelines





GRADUATE STUDENT LUNCHEON





CSSR ANNUAL MEETING TRAVEL FUNDS

Click here to go to the CSSR Annual Meeting Travel Fund page