COURSES TAUGHT

 

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

 

UNDERGRADUATE:

 

           Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology 

           Language and Culture

           History of Anthropology

           Canadian Multilingualism

           Language Learning in Cross-Cultural Context

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Ethnographic Semantics

North American Indians

Contemporary Canadian Native Peoples

American Indian Languages

Cree Language and Culture

Creative Expression (Verbal)

Cultures of West Africa

 

GRADUATE:

 

            Seminar in Linguistic Anthropology (topics variable annually)

            Methods in Linguistic Anthropology (topics variable annually)

            Slavey Semantic Categories

UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO

UNDERGRADUATE:

Anthropology

            Symbolic Anthropology

            Foundations of Anthropology

            Language and Culture

            Native Peoples of Canada

            Traditional First Nations Cultures in Canada

            Contemporary First Nations Cultures in Canada

            Cultural Structures of First Nations Imagination

            Anthropological Theory (How to Think like an Anthropologist)

            Introduction to First Nations Studies

            Native Peoples of North America

            Ethics and Epistemology of First Nations Research

            History of Anthropology

            Reading Ethnography

 

GRADUATE:

 

Anthropology

 

            Advanced Ethnography

            Advanced Theory

            Symbolic Anthropology

            Language and Symbol

            Theorizing Ethnography

            Anthropological Theory (topics variable)

            Seminar on Nomadic Legacies

            Dissertation Writing Seminar (informal)

            Advanced Theory

            Franz Boas and his World

            Contagion, Plague and Public Health

            Qualitative Method Must Be Defended (With Apologies to Foucault)

            Collaborative Anthropology without Hierarchy

 

The Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism

(most cross-listed with Anthropology)

 

           Science Fiction and the Construction of Ethnography

           Genealogies of Theory

           Theoretical Appropriations of Ethnographic Concepts

           Indigeneity and Resistance to Globalization

           Oral Tradition, the Contingency of Representation and the Definition of

           Civilization

Metaphors of Science (Evolution, Relativity, Complexity/Chaos)

Hegemonies of Marginalization and Voices from the Margins

Place, Space and Memory in Ethnographic Perspective

Ethnographies of Violence, Narratives of Trauma

Face-to-Facedness and the Construction of Community

From Standpoint to Community

Incommensurability and the Problem of Translation

Keywords for the 21st Century:  Raymond Williams Revisited

 

Master in Public Health

 

            Cultural and Social Determinants of Health

            Aboriginal Health

            Learning Team Advisor

YALE UNIVERSITY

UNDERGRADUATE:
    Language and Culture (1985)
    Canadian National Identity and the First Nations (2000)

GRADUATE:
    History of North American Anthropology (1985)
    History of Canadian Anthropology (2000)
 

COURSES TAKEN

 

1988-89         Slavey Language (with Sara Cleary)

1989                Slavey Society (with Michael Asch)

1990                Cultural Criticism and the Critique of Culture (with Carole Farber)

1991-92          Mohawk Language (with Kanatawahkon (David Maracle)

1993                Feminist and Post-Modernist Philosophies of Science (with Alison Wylie)

1996                Physics for Non-Mathematicians

1996-97          French Level 3, Conversation