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Criminology

Regional Graduate Research and Networking Conference

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Apr 16/13

Welcome to the first Justice, Crime, and Deviance: Regional Graduate Research and Networking Conference!

Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford, Ontario

** Saturday, April 20th, 2013 - Carnegie Building **

We would like to take a moment to thank.....our generous sponsors:

The Graduate Program in Criminology and the Department of Criminology at WLU

Office of the Dean

Criminology Students' Association

Graduate Students' Association

Stedman Community Bookstore

The conference committee:

Zoey Jones and Nicole Schott (Co-Chairs)

Dr. Lauren Eisler and Dr. Thomas Fleming

The abstract committee:

Dr. Lauren Eisler

Dr. Debra Langan

Dr. Marcia Oliver

Dr. Andrew Welsh

Questions or Registration Inquiries can be directed to gsc2013@mylaurier.ca

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Schedule of Events

9:00 - Registration

9:15 - Opening remarks with Becca Carroll, Dean of Students

9:20 - 9:50 - Keynote Speaker - Jeffrey Wong, PhD, C. Psych. Clinical & Forensic Psychologist, Oakville - It takes a Community to Rehabilitate Troubled Youth

9:50 - 10:00 - Coffee/ Breakfast Break

10:10 - 10:50 - SESSION - DEVIANCE AND REPRESENTATION Part I

10:10 - 10:20 - Josh Hissa, Comminication Studies M.A., Wilfrid Laurier University - Construction of Criminality: Lulzsec and the Anonymous Collective

10:25 - 10:35 - Derek Cooper, Criminology and Sociolegal Studies M.A., University of Toronto - Dropped Gloves and the Roar of a Crowd: An Ethnography of Violent Subculture in Canadian History

10:40 - 10:50 - Zoey Jones, Criminology M.A., Wilfrid Laurier University - Investigating the Clients of Sex Workers: Emotion Work and Self-Disclosure in Qualitative Research

11:10 - 11:20 - Break

11:20 - 12:20 - SESSION - DEVIANCE AND REPRESENTATION Part II

11:20 - 11:30 - Nicole Schott, Criminology M.A., Wilfrid Laurier University - Censoring Pro-Ana/Pro-Mia Online: Deconstructing the Gaze of Problematization

11:35 - 11:45 - Saoussan Askar, Sociology PhD, McGill University - The Criminalization of HIV: The Intersection of Social Control, Human Rights & Health

11:50 - 12:00 - Dr. Debra Langan and M.A. Year 1 Graduate Students: Samantha Kolpin, Carla Lopez, Nicole Schott, Nate Smith, Justin Szeto, and Tim Wykes, Wilfrid Laurier Unisversity - Students (Mis)use of Technology in the Classroom: Analyzing the Perceptions of the the Digital Generation

12:00 - 12:20 - QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION

12:20 - 1:20 - Lunch Sponsored by the Office of the Dean

12:50 - 1:20 - POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Mobile Surveillance & "The Pepper-Spray Cop": Examining the Intersection of Surveillance, Web 2.0 and Social Control During the Occupy Wall Street Protests of 2011

Alison St. Hill - Communication Studies M.A.. Wilfrid Laurier University

Students (Mis)use of Technology in the Classroom: Analyzing the Perceptions of the Digital Generation (Accompanying Poster)

Dr. Debra Langan and M.A. Year 1 Graduate Students: Samantha Kolpin, Carla Lopez, Nicole Schott, Nate Smith, Justin Szeto, and Tim Wykes, Wilfrid Laurier University

The Making of a Criminal: An Examination of Images of Russell Williams in the News (Video)

Meagan Suckling, Communication Studies M.A., Wilfrid Laurier University

1:20 - 1:50 - SESSION: GOVERNANCE AND SOCIAL CONTROL

1:20 - 1:30 - Ryan Lafleur, Sociology PhD, University of Guelph - The 'Punitive Turn' in Crime Policy and the Strategy of Responsibilization: A Canadian Case Study Analysis of the Concurrent Operation of Neo-Liberal and Neo-Conservative Punishments

1:30 - 1:45 - Jeffy Katio and Zeljko Bavcevic, Criminology and Sociolegal Studies M.A., University of Toronto - Rendering the Invisible Visible: An Examination of the Impact of Global Indicators

1:45 - 2:00 QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION

2:00 - 2:10 - Break

2:10 - 2:50 - SESSION: YOUTH AND CRIME

2:10 - 2:20 - Jessica Sutherland, Criminology and Sociolegal Studies M.A., University of Toronto - Fear of Crime in Homeless and High School Youth in Toronto, Ontario

2:25 - 2:35 - Jacqueline M. Kutt, Sociology M.A., McMaster University - Mapping the "At Risk" Label and Its Consequences on Young People

2:35 - 2:50 QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION

2:50 - 3:10 - Coffee/Snack Break

3:10 - 4:10 - SESSION - GENDER AND POLICY

3:10 - 3:20 - Naomi Sayers, Honours Specialization Criminology, B.A. (Invited Guest), Western University - Human Trafficking and Indigenous Women in the 21st Century

3:25 - 3:35 - Rachel Schumann, Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy, M.A., University of Guelph - Gendered Bail? Analyzing Bail Outcomes in an Ontario Courthouse

3:40 - 3:50 - Katherine Hancock, Criminology M.A., University of Toronto - Preserving Dignity: The Impact of Client-Conscious Service at a Toronto Outreach Centre

3:50 - 4:10 QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSIONS

4:10 - 4:20 - BREAK

4:20 - 4:50 - KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Dr. Stacey Hannem, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology, Wilfrid Laurier University - Policy, Politics, and Public Criminology: Critical Engagement in a Neo-Liberal World

4:50 - 5:00 - CLOSING REMARKS

Dinner Social at the Hawk and Bell (Buffet starts at 6:00 p.m.) (Reservations required)



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