||Multicultural Aboriginal Relations in Canada|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:
||Dr. Randy Haluza-Delay|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:
||credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 0)|
||Canada encompasses a wide diversity of cultures and ethnic groups.
It is often described as having two founding nations even though
Aboriginal peoples predated the settling of the French and the English
and are a vibrant element in Canadian society. Numerous ethnic groups
have also become part of what is often termed "the Canadian mosaic". In
this course we will examine these issues from a variety of sociological
Prerequisites: Three credits in sociology at the introductory level
- Culleton Mosionier, Beatrice. 1999. In Search of April Raintree: (Critical Edition.) Winnipeg: Portage & Main Press. (Original novel published 1983).
- Stazewich, Vic and Nikolaos Liodakis. 2013 'Race' and Ethnicity in Canada: A critical introduction (3rd ed.) Toronto: Oxford University Press.
- A course reader with additional readings is also required.
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
|Issue presentation or project (Globe Aware?)||20%|
|Reflective Project (essay, journal, video, art)||30%|
In SOCI 318 you will:|
- Gain knowledge about the diversity of the Canadian population.
- Develop an understanding of “race” as a social construction used to categorize peoples.
- Understand the effects of such categorization, such as racism and social stratification.
the history of Aboriginal peoples in modern Canada and begin to
acknowledge the unique political status of Aboriginal peoples.
how this position affects the social life of the country, such as
treaty rights, urban Aboriginal migration, land claims and cultural
- Grapple with disparate claims about Canada as a multicultural country.
- Who am I? Concepts of culture, race, ethnicity
- Canada as Mosaic
- Theories of ‘race’ and ethnicity
- Culture, diversity, identity Multiculturalism intro (Experience as Racialized person)
- Ethnicity, diversity in Canada - demography and history
- Multiculturalism, Racialization
- First Nations - history, culture
- Indigenous identity, the colonized mind
- First Nations - Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
- First Nations - urban Aboriginals, land claims
- First Nations wrap-up
- Topic: Immigration
- Canadian Diversity - stratification, employment equity
- Canadian Multiculturalism – navigating cohesion and pluralism
- Rethinking Nationalism, Identity, Multiculturalism in a Globalizing World
Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult the course instructor for up to date details.