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Research Talk: Remote Work in Canada’s Oil & Gas Extraction Sector Under Surveillance

Posted on: Sep 16, 2020

The Interdisciplinary Research Cluster on Linguistics and Language Education is proud to present “Remote Work in Canada’s Oil & Gas Extraction Sector Under Surveillance” by Dr. Marcella Siqueira Cassiano.

When: Friday, 30th October, 2020 from 4:00-5:00 pm

Where: To join, please click Google Hangout Meet

Dr. Marcella Siqueira Cassiano is a Lecturer in Sociology at the Concordia University of Edmonton and the University of Alberta. Marcella holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Alberta and a master’s degree from Shandong University in China. Her research projects focus on population governance, particularly the policies, practices, and technologies that manufacture social conformity and regulate populations in the contexts of work and migration.

In her Talk, Marcella will present the most popular workplace surveillance practices in the workcamps of Alberta’s oil sands region, and discuss their consequences from the perspective of employers and employees.