Directions to Practicum Meeting and Presentations 2018-2019

The Practicum Meeting and Practicum Presentations for 2018-2019 will be held in the Fairmont Social Lounge in St. John’s College. Directions to St. John’s College   Parking We suggest using the West Parkade (2140 Lower Mall V6T 1Z4) for parking closest to St. John’s College. For an overview of parking available on campus, please view […]

FNIS Job Opportunities

FNIS is currently hiring for Graduate Teaching Assistants and Graduate Research Assistantships.

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FNIS 401X 101

FNIS 401X - Global Indigenous Rights, Politics and Policy explores what implementation of Indigenous rights means in Canada and around the world. Learn more about this FNIS course and others being offered in the 2018 Winter Session.

Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

Professor Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor invites you to attend a ceremony to witness the official opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre and a Statement of Apology for UBC’s involvement in the system that supported the operation of the Indian Residential Schools. | Monday, April 9th 10:00am at the Koerner Plaza

FNIS 400 Research Practicum Student Presentations

Come join the students and their instructor to hear about their projects on Tuesday March 27, 2018 from 9:30am - 1:30pm at the Liu Institute for Global Issues (Multipurpose Room)

Open Dialogues: How to engage and support students in open pedagogies

Open Dialogues
"For David Gaertner, it is important that his students have the opportunity to create work with a broader impact that can live beyond the classroom walls. 'A big part of my pedagogy is getting students to think outside the limitations of the university,' explains Gaertner..."

Indigenous Communities and Family Violence: Changing the Conversation Co-Authored by Dr. Sarah Hunt

Dr. Sarah Hunt’s new co-authored report “Indigenous Communities and Family Violence: Changing the Conversation” was written with Dr. Cindy Holmes for the National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health. As stated by the authors the discussion paper is centred on “critically engaging with dominant frameworks and discourses around ‘family violence’ in the context of ongoing colonialism […]

New and Returning FNIS Courses in 2018W

New and Returning FNIS Courses in 2018W
We are excited to announce that there will be a new course offering in 2018 Winter. Stay tuned!


Learn more about FNIS 401V and other courses being offered in the 2017 Summer session.

January is Sexual Assault Awareness month at UBC

1. KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Change the Culture: Consent & Anti-Sexualized Violence on Campus by Kim Katrin Milan. Kim will be sharing with us her years of experience doing this work and exploring the topics of consent culture and how to be an ally. She approaches her work from an intersectional framework to deconstruct rape culture, across ability, gender, […]