Sarah Nickel, PhD

Assoc Prof, Faculty of Arts - History & Classics Dept

Contact

Assoc Prof, Faculty of Arts - History & Classics Dept
Email
snickel1@ualberta.ca

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

My research areas include: comparative Indigenous histories 20th century Indigenous politics Indigenous women's politics and Indigenous feminisms and oral history.


About

Sarah Nickel (Ph.D Simon Fraser University) is Tk'emlupsemc (Kamloops Secwepemc), French Canadian and Ukrainian, and she grew up in the unceded lands of northern Secwepemcul'ecw and the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Sarah joins the Department of History and Classics after five years with the Department of Indigenous Studies, at the University of Saskatchewan.


Research

Sarah's most recent article, "Reconsidering 1969: The White Paper and the Making of the Modern Indigenous Rights Movement," appeared in the Canadian Historical Review in Summer 2019. Her first book, Assembling Unity: Indigenous Politics, Gender, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs was published with UBC Press in 2019 and recently won the Canadian Historical Association prize for the best scholarly book in Indigenous History. She also has a co-authored edited collection In Good Relation: History, Gender, and Kinship in Indigenous Feminisms with the University of Manitoba Press, released in May 2020.


Teaching

University of Saskatchewan, Indigenous Studies:

2019/20

INDG 802: Indigenous Studies Methods (Winter)

INDG 471/871: Indigenous Women: Feminism, Politics, and Resistance (Winter)

2018/19

INDG 350: Indigenous Studies Research (Fall)

INDG 440/803: Indigenous Studies Theory (Fall)

2017/18

INDG 898: Indigenous Women: Feminism, Politics, and Resistance (Winter)

INDG 498: Indigenous Women: Feminism, Politics, and Resistance (Winter )

INDG 350: Indigenous Studies Research (Fall & Winter)

INDG 320: Transnational Indigenous Activism (Fall)

2016/17

INDG 898: Gendered Resistance: Challenging Colonial Representations and Criminalization (team taught, Winter)

INDG 898: Indigenous Women: Feminism, Politics, and Resistance (Winter)

INDG 498: Indigenous Women: Feminism, Politics, and Resistance (Winter )

INDG 350: Indigenous Studies Research (Fall & Winter)

2015/16

INDG 440: Theoretical Perspectives in Indigenous Studies (Winter)

INDG 264: Aboriginal Peoples and Canadian Politics (Fall)

 

Fraser International College/Simon Fraser University:

HIST 102: Canada Since Confederation (Fall 2012 - Spring 2015)

HIST 204: The Social History of Canada (Fall 2014)

HIST 485: Resistance, Radicalism, and Revolution: Social Movements and Activist Currents in Canada and the United States Since 1960 (Fall 2012)

Courses

HIST 261 - Post-Confederation Canada

Winter Term 2021
HIST 368 - History of the Native Peoples of Canada to 1867

Native cultures and societies, Native-newcomer relations, colonial Indian policy, and Native resistance to colonialism.

Winter Term 2021

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