Billet étudiant: Une étudiante lance la campagne #Seathereality dans le cadre d'un cours

Billet étudiant: Une étudiante lance la campagne #Seathereality dans le cadre d'un cours

Le blogue du Département de criminologie publie à l’occasion des billets d’étudiant(e)s sur leurs activités scolaires. Janie Beriault Therrien (finissante au Bacc. approfondi en criminologie) a lancé une campagne de sensibilisation sur la surconsommation de plastique dans le cadre du cours CRM4310 Exercising Leadership. Dans ce billet, elle explique sa démarche et fait la promotion de sa campagne.

Pour lire le billet, cliquez sur le lien ci-bas

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De nouvelles subventions CRSH au département / New SSHRC grants in the department

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Le CRSH vient d’annoncer les récipiendaires des Subventions Savoir et des Subventions d’engagement partenarial. Plusieurs collègues du département sont parmi eux!

SSHRC recently released the name of the successful applicant for its Insight Grants and its Partnership Engage Grants. Some of our colleagues are among them!

Richard Dubé (Professeur agrégé) et Margarida Garcia (Professeure agrégée) ont obtenu une Subvention Savoir pour leur projet L’influence des victimes, des notions de reconnaissance et de dignité dans l’élaboration des politiques pénales et la détermination de la peine.

Jennifer Kilty (Associate Professor), Michael Orsini (Full Professor in Political Studies), Justin Piché (Associate Professor) and Prashan Ranasinghe (Associate Professor) received an Insight Grant for their research project titled Feeling the Carceral, a carceral geographic analysis of the relationships between emotions, space, and carcerality.

Justin Piché (Associate Professor), Kevin Walby (Associate Professor, Criminal Justice, UWinnipeg) and Carolyn Côté-Lussier (Assistant Professor) got a Partnership Engage Grant for the project Making Meaning Out of Punishment: Exhibit Curation, Tour Guide Work and Visitor Engagement at the Ottawa Jail Hostel. The partnership will involve conducting archival and document research, and filming interviews with former local prisoners and jail staff from the Carleton County Gaol and the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre, to co-create a new tour script and exhibits to be shared with hostel guests.

Gina Wilson appointed Deputy Minister of Public Safety

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Gina Wilson (alumna, Criminology) has been appointed Deputy Minister of Public Safety. She began her career in her Algonquin community of Kitigan-Zibi as Executive Director of Health and Social Services and as Director of the Wanaki Treatment Centre. She then moved one to occupy positions as a senior manager with the Assembly of First Nations, Director General of Engagement at the Privy Council Office, Assistant Deputy Minister with Indian Residential Schools Resolution Canada, and Assistant Deputy Minister of Emergency Management and Regional Operations at Public Safety Canada. Since last year, she was Deputy Minister of Status of Women Canada.

Laïcité: 250 universitaires contre le projet de loi 21

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Eduardo González Castillo (Professeur adjoint), David Moffette (Professeur adjoint) et Baljit Nagra (Professeure adjointe) font partie des 250 universitaires qui ont signé une lettre ouverte publiée dans le quotidien Le Devoir s’opposant au projet de loi 21 interdisant le port de signes religieux au Québec. La lettre est une initiative de l’Observatoire international sur le racisme et les discriminations.

Billet d'Isabelle Perreault - Du droit à disposer de son corps et de sa vie dans la loi criminelle canadienne, 1945-2015

Billet d'Isabelle Perreault - Du droit à disposer de son corps et de sa vie dans la loi criminelle canadienne, 1945-2015

Chaque mois, le blogue du Département de criminologie propose des billets rédigés par nos collègues et présentant leurs recherches ou leurs perspectives sur des enjeux d’actualité. Dans ce billet, Isabelle Perreault décrit son projet de recherche intitulé “Du droit à disposer de son corps et de sa vie dans la loi criminelle canadienne, 1945-2015”

Du droit à disposer de son corps et de sa vie dans la loi criminelle canadienne, 1945-2015

Par Isabelle Perreault (Professeure agrégée)

Pour le billet, cliquez sur le lien ci-bas.

Crédit photo: Annie Lyonnais

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Two new op-eds by the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project

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Members of the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project (CPEP), which conducts research and advocacy aimed at reducing imprisonment and improve conditions of confinement, have published two new op-eds.

Contributing to the work of the #NOPE / No Ottawa Prison Expansion campaign, Justin Piché (Associate Professor, Criminology, uOttawa) published a piece that appeared in Rabble last week entitled “Ontario’s kids need more education today, not more cages tomorrow”. The piece locates the plan to build a new and bigger jail in Ottawa within broader provincial government restructuring that includes cuts to services such as education for young people.

Drawing on the insights of people imprisoned at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre shared in the Jail Accountability & Information Line’s first quarterly report, members of the Drug Users Advocacy League and CPEP wrote an op-ed entitled “Ontario must reduce overdose risks behind and beyond bars” in the Ottawa Citizen. The article includes recommendations on how to save lives in the community and in sites of confinement, which will be discussed in more detail at the following event taking place next week:

Caging Isn’t Caring:
Responding to the Overdose Crisis Behind & Beyond Bars


Tuesday, April 16, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
251 Bank Street (2nd floor)

* Click here for more information *

Justin Piché co-authors two new papers on abolitionist thought and praxis

As part of his collaborative work on abolitionist thought and praxis, Justin Piché (Associate Professor, Criminology, uOttawa) has co-authored two new papers. The first paper, a book chapter written with Nicolas Carrier (Associate Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Carleton) and Kevin Walby (Associate Professor, Criminal Justice, uWinnipeg) entitled “Abolitionism and Decarceration” published in The Handbook of Social Control edited by Mathieu Deflem (Professor, Sociology, University of South Carolina), critically interrogates decarceration when employed as a liberal reform measure versus a radical abolitionist tactic. The second paper, an article written with Vicki Chartrand (Associate Professor, Sociology, Bishop’s / Adjunct Professor, Criminology, uOttawa) entitled “Abolition and Pedagogy: Reflections on Teaching a Course on Alternatives to Punishment, State Repression and Social Control” published in Volume 22(1) of Contemporary Justice Review, examines how students engaged with critiques of, and alternatives to, carceral power taught in past sections of CRM 4302: Abolitionism and the Criminal Justice System, a mandatory requirement of our undergraduate program.

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Carceral Cultures publishes a new article on tourism at Kingston Pen

Carceral Cultures Research Initiative team members Justin Piché (Associate Professor, Criminology, uOttawa), Matthew Ferguson (PhD Student, Criminology, uOttawa) and Kevin Walby (Associate Professor, Criminal Justice, uWinnipeg) have published a new article in Volume 8 of the Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research. Entitled “A ‘win-win for everyone’ Except Prisoners: Kingston Penitentiary Tours as a Staff, Media and Public Relations Campaign”, the paper explores how Correctional Service Canada (CSC) planned tours of the notorious penitentiary as a means of neutralize criticism concerning its closure. The paper is the second open access publication produced by the Carceral Cultures team that contains hyperlinks to internal documents obtained from CSC using Access to Information requests that allows readers to consult materials that substantiate the authors’ claims and to use for their own research purposes (also see Shook et al., 2017). Building off of these, as well as other previous publications in Scapegoat: Architecture / Landscape / Political Economy (Ferguson et al., 2014) and Theoretical Criminology (Kleuskens et al., 2016), the research team continues to conduct research on CSC’s involvement in punishment memorialization work that legitimates the deprivation of liberty in the Canadian carceral state.

In related news, doctoral student Matthew Ferguson successfully defended his comprehensive exam today entitled “Policing Memories and Memorialization in the Carceral State”. His research is helping to push the Carceral Cultures Research Initiative’s work on punishment memorialization beyond the confines of incarceration to examine the memory work concerning other penal system entities such as the public policeclick here to learn more). Congratulations Matthew!

Photograph by Justin Piché (2013) at Kingston Penitentiary following its closure.

Photograph by Justin Piché (2013) at Kingston Penitentiary following its closure.

Criminology Students' Association's "Last lecture" / "Dernière conférence" de l'Association des étudiant(e)s en criminologie

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Vous êtes-vous déjà demandé ce que vos professeurs préférés veulent vraiment que vous retiriez de leurs cours et de votre expérience à l'Université d'Ottawa ? Rejoignez-nous le mercredi 27 mars 2019 à 16h au LMX 360 pour cette « dernière conférence » ! C'est l'occasion pour vous de poser vos dernières questions de l'année, de créer des réseaux et de développer une perspective que vos cours réguliers ne vous offriraient pas. C'est un événement gratuit et des rafraîchissements seront offerts!

Have you ever wondered what some of your favourite professors really want you to be taking away from their lectures and your uOttawa experience? Join us on Wednesday, March 27th 2019 at 4pm in LMX 360 for Last Lecture! This is your opportunity to ask your final questions of the year, network, and gain insight you’re never going to get in your regular lectures. This is a free event and light refreshments will be offered!  

Registration is open for the fall Walls to Bridges course - Othering and Criminal Justice

Registration is open for the fall Walls to Bridges course - Othering and Criminal Justice

The course Othering and Criminal Justice – Walls to Bridges will be offered for the winter 2019 semester. Based on the ‘Walls-to-Bridges Program’ (W2B) model, this course offers the opportunity for a small group of students from the University of Ottawa (up to a maximum of 10) and students from a detention centre (up to a maximum of 10) to study together as peers in a seminar style course. The instructor will act as facilitator to guide discussion about the various topics and as a resources to share relevant information where appropriate. Classes will be held in a Detention Center, between September 3rd and December 3rd, 2019. Click on the hyperlink for more info

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JAIL hotline launches first quarterly report and fundraising drive

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3 months. 659 calls. 196 advocacy interventions. These are some of the numbers generated by the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project’s JAIL / Jail Accountability & Information Line since the hotline’s launch in December 2018.

More important, however, are the stories and recommendations shared by Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre prisoners with hotline volunteers over the past three months , which are included in the JAIL’s first quarterly report released today. As with the hotline’s report from its first month of operations, issues with medical and mental health care remain front-and-centre in the new report (click here to download), which has received media coverage in venues such as CFRA and 1310 News.

With the volume of calls and the costs of running the JAIL hotline higher than anticipated, the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project is raising funds on an on-going basis to sustain the initiative. There are two ways you can help.

1) You can make a larger donations of $20 or more (and receive a tax receipt from uOttawa) by clicking here. Please make sure your donation is directed towards the "Faculty of Social Sciences Criminalization and Punishment Education Project Fund" under the designation field (which is listed directly under the Donation Amount section).

2) You can make smaller donations of $20 or less to a Go Fund Me page CPEP will be setting-up in the coming days.

Billet d'Eduardo González Castillo - L'intervention communautaire en criminologie: Étude d'un cas lavallois

Billet d'Eduardo González Castillo - L'intervention communautaire en criminologie: Étude d'un cas lavallois

Chaque mois, le blogue du Département de criminologie propose des billets rédigés par nos collègues et présentant leurs recherches ou leurs perspectives sur des enjeux d’actualité. Dans ce billet, Eduardo González Castillo décrit le projet de recherche “Service aux jeunes” (SAJ) auquel il participe.

L’intervention communautaire en criminologie : Étude d’un cas lavallois

Par Eduardo González Castillo (Professeur adjoint)

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Ateliers du Collectif de recherche sur les migrations et le racisme (COMIR) / Workshops by the Research Collective on Migration and Racism (COMIR)

Le Collectif de recherche sur les migrations et le racisme (COMIR), dont David Moffette (Professeur adjoint) et Baljit Nagra (Professeure adjointe) sont membres, organise plusieurs activités dans le cadre de la Semaine nationale du travail social.

The Research Collective on Migration and Racism (COMIR), which counts David Moffette (Assistant Professor) and Baljit Nagra (Assistant Professor) among its members, is organizing several events as part of the Semaine nationale du travail social.

March 5: Getting in, getting by and getting out to study refugee hearings: negotiating access and research ethics in practice (en anglais, Q&R bilingue) FSS 4014, 11 :30am- 1 :00pm

Facilitator: Sule Tomkinson, U. Laval

 

6 mars: Le traitement des demandeur·euse·s d’asile au Canada (in French only) DMS 12102, 8h30 à 11h30

Conférencières : Delphine Nakache (U. d’Ottawa) & Sule Tomkinson (U. Laval)

 

6 mars: Publier sa recherche en BD, et pourquoi pas? La bande dessinée comme outil de diffusion et de sensibilisation (in French only) DMS 12102, 14h30 à 16h00

Conférencières : Yasmine Bouagga (Triangle/CNRS) & Marie-Ève Carrier-Moisan (U. Carleton)

 

7 mars: De Calais à Montréal : la mobilisation du milieu associatif et communautaire pour l’accueil des migrant·e·s sans papiers (in French only) FSS 4007, 11h30 à 14h30

Conférencier·ère·s : Yasmine Bouagga (Triangle/CNRS) & René Fréchette (ALPA)

Journée d’étude "Direction de thèse, supervision de doctorant.e.s : enjeux et contextes de l’encadrement aux cycles supérieurs"

Michèle Diotte (Doctorante) est co-organisatrice d’une journée d’étude intitulée « Direction de thèse, supervision de doctorant.e.s : enjeux et contextes de l’encadrement aux cycles supérieurs ». Cette journée s’adresse au corps professoral et aux étudiant.e.s aux cycles supérieurs.

La journée est organisée par le GT18 (Devenir et être sociologue/AISLF) et le Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche sur la citoyenneté et les minorités (CIRCEM).

18 mars 2019, de 10h00 à 19h30

Université d’Ottawa, Pavillon Alex-Trebek, Salle Johnson, (157 Séraphin-Marion)

Places limitées, inscription gratuite et obligatoire 
Pour vous inscrire, veuillez écrire à l’adresse suivante et mentionner votre nom, votre statut et votre affiliation. Veuillez également indiquer si vous souhaitez participer à la journée entière ou à certaines activités uniquement (cela nous permettra notamment de mieux prévoir l’organisation du repas du midi et de l’activité de présentation des livres). Vous serez ajouté à l’infolettre du CIRCEM.

 encadrement.cycles.superieurs@gmail.com