Challenges and Strengths II: Showcasing the Contributions of Part-Timers at the University of Toronto (March 8-9)

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Friday March 8

4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue

  • Opening remarks, Claude Evans, Chair, UTFA Appointments Committee
  • Class Struggle: Putting Contract Academic Staff in Political Economic Context, Karen Foster, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University; Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Rural Futures for Atlantic Canada; Keynote speaker
  • Negotiating Change for Part-Time Appointed Faculty, Cynthia Messenger, President, UTFA
  • Overcoming the Dignity Deficit: Collective Bargaining for Contract Academic Faculty, Kristin Cavoukian, Vice Chair, CUPE 3902, Unit 3

Reception: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks Street


Saturday March 9

Conference: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Room 205, Claude T. Bissell Building 140 St. George Street

Part-time appointed faculty members and Librarians will present papers on their discipline-based scholarship, creative professional activity, pedagogical research, or pedagogical practice.
Lunch will be served.

To attend all or some of these three events, please RSVP to faculty@utfa. org.
Let us know which of the 3 events you will be attending: (1) March 8 Speakers’ event; (2) March 8 Reception; (3) March 9 Conference.


Call for Papers for Part-time appointed faculty and librarians, Challenges and Strengths II


Date and time: 
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 4:00pm to Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 5:00pm
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University of Toronto
Toronto ON