June 21, 2017June 21, 2017 The Faculty of Arts at The University of British Columbia – Vancouver campus invites applications from experienced scholars and academic leaders for the position of Director of the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies (CIS), with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018. The University is located on the traditional, ancestral and […] UBC Hosts BC Breath of Life Archival Institute for First Nations Languages
June 9, 2017The inaugural BC Breath of Life Archival Institute for First Nations Languages was held at UBC from May 14-20, under the Directorship of Patricia A. Shaw and Organizing Committee members Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada and Daisy Rosenblum, in close collaboration with Advisory Board members Elder Larry Grant, Jill Campbell, Marny Point, Vanessa Campbell, and Grace Point from the Musqueam Indian Band Language and Culture Department. FNEL Celebrates 20 years of MIB-UBC FNLG/FNEL Partnership
As part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, our annual term-end potluck with the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language classes at the Musqueam Community Centre included some special performances and tributes. FNEL and MIB Teams Participate in the ICLDC Conference in Honolulu
March 31, 2017Our FNEL faculty along with colleagues from the Musqueam Lan guage and Culture Department had a wonderful experience at the 5th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC) from March 2-5, 2017 at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Come celebrate 20 years of MIB-UBC FNLG/FNEL partnership with us!
March 29, 2017As part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, we invite you to join us at our end-of-term community potluck dinner. Please bring some food to share and be ready to participate as students in the program present their work. RSVP online here by April 4th, 2017. Augmented and Virtual Reality for Cultural and Linguistic Continuity: Reigniting the Many Voices of a Communal Bison Hunt
Together with colleagues in the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies, FNEL had the pleasure of hosting Caroline and Michael Running Wolf for a series of enriching and engaging talks about their innovative research and community work in Montana. New Media and Digital Storytelling (tenure-track Instructor)
January 27, 2017The Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies (CIS) at UBC-Vancouver invites applications for a tenure-track teaching and educational leadership position at the rank of Instructor, with starting date of 1 July 2017. Area of Specialization: New Media and Digital Storytelling. *Please note that the content of this job posting was modified and re-approved by Senate. New deadline to apply: February 28, 2017* Congratulations to Patricia A. Shaw, 2017 Ken Hale Prize Recipient
January 23, 2017We extend our warmest congratulations to Professor Patricia A. Shaw, Founding-Chair of the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program, as the 2017 recipient of the Ken Hale Prize. Awarded by the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA). Call for Applications: BC Breath of Life Archival Institute for First Nations Languages
December 14, 2016FNEL, in collaboration with many other resource people at UBC, is hosting a week-long intensive Archival Institute for First Nations Languages from May 14-20, 2017. The application form is available here, and the extended deadline to apply is January 14, 2017. Report on First Nations Languages, Cultures and Technology Released
November 9, 2016The Híɫzaqv Language and Culture Mobilization Partnership recently released a SSHRC report entitled "Digital Access for Language and Culture in First Nations Communities."