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Look back at the (in)visible Conference

The APTPUO organized the (in)visible conference October 25 & 26, 2019. Close to one hundred participants were united over the two day event. We can truly say the event was a success! An event to repeat! During these […]

The (in)visible conference

The APTPUO conference, (in)visible: the Lived Realities of Contract Faculty, is held on campus October 25 and 26. You can register here. Complete program The complete program in print format can be found here. If you intend to print […]

YouTube still image from interview with Jamie Brownlee

Video: Interview with Jamie Brownlee

Professor Jamie Brownlee shares his thoughts on the status of higher education in Canada today. Celebrated author of Academia, Inc., Professor Brownlee’s reflections are particularly valuable to contract faculty in terms of explaining how the academic class system […]

(in)visible Conference Registration is Open!

Register for this free two day event. Get active in your union. Learn more about the neoliberal University and its impact on our work. As a result, mobilize and push back with ideas, actions, and words. Register for […]

Keynote Speaker

Jamie Brownlee is a contract professor at Carleton University and the author of Academia, Inc.: How Corporatization is Transforming Canadian Universities (Fernwood 2015) and Ruling Canada: Corporate Cohesion and Democracy (Fernwood 2005). He is also co-editor of Corporatizing […]

Placing a spotlight upon a dark corner of the contemporary university

From October 25-26, the APTPUO will host a conference entitled (in)visible: the realities of being a part-time professor. Tom Boogaart, VP Internal of the APTPUO, shares the following reflection: “Invisibility captures diverse dimensions of the part-time professor’s experience: […]

Call for proposals

To be held October 25-26, 2019 at the University of Ottawa. The APTPUO academic conference allows part-time professors to present their research to a diverse audience and hear keynote lectures by renowned speakers. This year’s theme will consider visibility and […]