Please note that there are two different conference venues:
June 14/15 - Century City Conference Centre
June 16 - Kirstenbosch Conference Centre (transportation available)
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Blair Wilson

McMaster University
Doctoral Student and Lecturer, School of Social Work
Blair Wilson is a doctoral student and lecturer in Social Work at McMaster University. His paper will engage with Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) as a way to examine methodological gaps in the study of resilience among rural queer communities. Blair will pay particular attention to the role of identity, heteronormativity, and rurality in the pathways to resilience. Aside from his academic credentials, Blair has 10 years of social work experience where he has supported queer communities through counselling, group work, and community organizing.