Jessica Kolopenuk

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Native Studies
Directory

Continuing Ed Winter 2023 (1808)

EXNS 2801 - Indigenous Peoples and Technoscience

★ 50

This course introduces students to the long and complicated relationships between science and technology fields, broader dynamics of colonialism, and increasing demands for Indigenous governance of the sciences and technologies that affect them.

LECTURE WI1 (30311)

Fall Term 2022 (1810)

NS 376 - Indigenous Demography and Disease

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course focuses on the historic epidemic diseases that devastated Indigenous communities following the arrival of Europeans in this hemisphere. Students will study evidence for health and disease and for the size of the Indigenous population before contact, the epidemiology and impacts of infectious diseases that accompanied Europeans to the Americas, and the transition to a different disease profile in the 20th century. Indigenous and European approaches to well-being and disease will be considered. Prerequisites: NS 110, 111 and 240 or 290 or consent of the Faculty.

LECTURE A1 (38693)

2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
H 14:00 - 16:50 (GSB 7-11)



NS 520 - Theoretical Perspectives in Indigenous Studies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This seminar introduces students to the history of and various theoretical concepts deemed important to the discipline of Indigenous Studies..

SEMINAR A1 (31405)

2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
T 15:00 - 17:50 (PB 2-06)



NS 620 - Advanced Theoretical Perspectives in Indigenous Studies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This course engages students with theoretical concepts seminal to the discipline of Indigenous Studies. Students will gain a thorough understanding of the Indigenous Studies theoretical field and will be able to specifically identify theory relevant to their explicit research project. Through Indigenous theory, students will be able to identify ethical issues in relation to research with Indigenous communities.

SEMINAR A1 (33965)

2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
T 15:00 - 17:50 (PB 2-06)

Winter Term 2023 (1820)

NS 111 - Contemporary Perspectives in Indigenous Studies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introductory survey of current issues affecting Indigenous peoples in Canada and their efforts to confront their colonial relationships with and within Canadian society. Not open to students with credit in NS 211. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.

LECTURE B3 (40966)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
TH 12:30 - 13:50 (ED 129)



NS 115 - Indigenous Peoples and Technoscience

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course introduces students to the long and complicated relationships between science and technology fields, broader dynamics of colonialism, and increasing demands for Indigenous governance of the sciences and technologies that affect them.

LECTURE 850 (46651)