First Nations and Indigenous Studies

First Nations and Indigenous Studies This is an overview of current courses offered in 2019-20, although they may change in the future. The most updated information can be found on the UBC course website: https://courses.students.ubc.ca. ** Undergraduate students are sometimes able to take graduate-level courses with special permission. Please ask.

Anthropology Courses

  • ANTH 217 Culture and Communication
  • ANTH 220 First Nations of British Columbia
  • ANTH 304A Ethnography of the Northwest Coast
  • ANTH 317A Linguistic Anthropology
  • ANTH 330 Anthropology of Rural Peoples and the Global Economy
  • ANTH 341A Museums, Heritage and Memory
  • ANTH 417B Language, Culture, and Cognition
  • ANTH 461 Anthropological Study of Local Ecological Knowledge

Art History Courses

  • ARTH 397A Special Topics – SPECIAL TOPICS
  • ARTH 476 Seminar in North American Indigenous Art

Art Studies Courses

  • ASTU 400S Interdisciplinary Studies in Arts – MUSQUEAM
  • ASTU 402 Living Language: Science and Society

Natural Resources Conservation Courses

  • CONS 370 Aboriginal Forestry

Creative Writing Courses

  • CRWR 220 Introduction to Creative Writing with an Indigenous Focus

English Courses

  • ENGL 331 The Structure of Modern English: Sentences and Their Uses
  • ENGL 373 Indigenous Literature

First Nations and Endangered Languages Courses

  • FNEL 101 Introduction to a Salish Language I
  • FNEL 102 Introduction to a Salish Language II
  • FNEL 141A Introduction to a Wakashan Language I
  • FNEL 180 Introduction to Endangered Language Documentation and Revitalization
  • FNEL 201 Intermediate Salish Language I
  • FNEL 202 Intermediate Salish Language II
  • FNEL 241A Intermediate Wakashan Language I
  • FNEL 282 Structures of Endangered Languages: Conservation and Revitalization
  • FNEL 380 Technologies for Endangered Language Documentation and Revitalization
  • FNEL 381 Biocultural Diversity: Language, Community, and Environment
  • FNEL 481 Heritage Resources in Endangered First Nations Language Revitalization

First Nations and Indigenous Studies Courses

  • FNIS 100 Indigenous Foundations
  • FNIS 210 Indigenous Politics and Self-Determination
  • FNIS 220 Representation and Indigenous Cultural Politics
  • FNIS 300 Writing First Nations
  • FNIS 310 Critical Indigenous Theory Seminar
  • FNIS 320 Critical Indigenous Methodologies and Ethics
  • FNIS 400 Practicum/Advanced Research Seminar
  • FNIS 401T Special Topics
  • FNIS 401Z Special Topics
  • FNIS 451 Indigenous Feminisms

Geography Courses

  • GEOG 121 Geography, Environment and Globalization
  • GEOG 327 Creating Canada
  • GEOG 446A Topics in Geography
  • GEOG 495 Geographies of Social Movements in the Americas

Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice Courses

  • GRSJ 101 Introduction to Social Justice
  • GRSJ 303 Gender, Race, Social Justice and the Law
  • GRSJ 305 Social Justice Issues in Community and International Organizing
  • GRSJ 306 Globalization and Social Justice: Gender, Race, and Sexuality in International Politics
  • GRSJ 325 Anti-colonial and Feminist Qualitative Methodologies
  • GRSJ 328 Theories of Subjectivity

History Courses

  • HIST 107 Global Indigenous Histories
  • HIST 302 History of the Indigenous Peoples of North America
  • HIST 447B Selected Topics in United States History

Land Food Systems Courses

  • LFS 340 First Nations Health and the Traditional Role of Plants

Linguistics Courses

  • LING 433 Native Languages of the Americas

Sociology Courses

  • SOCI 302 Ethnic and Racial Inequality
    Can’t find what you want? Every year, there are different student-directed seminars offered on various topics. If there is none for your very specific interests, you can make your own course! For more information, please see http://leap.ubc.ca/get-conscious/study-global-issues/student-directed-seminars/. Previously available courses (may be available again in the future):
  • ARTH 262 Native Arts of North America
  • HIST 427 Seminar in Native History of Canada
  • FNIS 200 First Nations of North America
  • IHHS 404 First Nations Health: Historical and Contemporary Issues