Scott Thompson

SSC Seminar Series: Scott Thompson, University of Saskatchewan

Then the Whites Came and Made Us Indians: Law, Categorization, Technologies of Governance, and the Criminalization of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples of Canada

 Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

12:30 – 2 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall Room D411 

In 1953 a man holding the position of “Indian Councillor” stood up to a provincial government envoy saying; “We were the first settlers...

Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Scott Thompson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan, Research Fellow of the Surveillance Studies Centre, and has served as Associate Editor of the journal Surveillance & Society. He is currently a collaborator on ‘The Big Data Surveillance’ project, and the primary investigator on a new SSHRC funded grant investigating the police use of "carding," or "street checks.

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SSC Seminar Series: Scott Thompson, Queen's University

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 13h15-14h30, Mac Corry D411 [note change of time]
Scott Thompson, Postdoctoral Fellow, Surveillance Studies Centre, Queen's University

Social Sorting in the Pre-Electronic Era: surveillance, the Liquor Control Board of Ontario and the (re)production of the “Drunken Indian” stereotype in Ontario, 1927-1952

This seminar investigates the technologies and rationalities that the Liquor Control Board of Ontario deployed in...