Sessional Lecturer

Fiona Campbell is a PhD candidate in Linguistics at McGill University and a Sessional Lecturer with the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program. Fiona has been involved with the FNEL program since 1998 as a student, and then in subsequent years as a course co-instructor, curriculum developer, field worker, and general support on a variety of projects encouraging the long term sustainability of Salish, Wakashan, and Algonquian, languages. She graduated from UBC with a BA in First Nations Languages and Linguistics (2002) and an MA in Linguistics (2005). Her doctoral research at McGill University is focused primarily onphonetics (speech sounds), language contact, and sociolinguistics (why people say what they do the way they do in particular contexts).

FNEL 101 001 Introduction to a Salish Language I: hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (Musqueam language)

An introduction to hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ /Musqueam language, the Coast Salish language traditionally spoken in and around Vancouver. Emphasis on accurate pronunciation and listening skills, conversational ability, basic literacy skills, an understanding of basic grammatical structures, and the study of oral traditions in their cultural context. No prior knowledge of the language is assumed.

Term 1: 3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Time: Tues & Thu 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Location: Musqueam Community Centre, 6777 Salish Drive
To view a map, click here.
Teachers: Larry Grant & Fiona Campbell

If you have questions, please contact our Program Assistant: fnel.arts@ubc.ca


FNEL 102 002 Introduction to a Salish Language II: hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (Musqueam language)

Continued introduction to hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ /Musqueam language.

Term 2: 3 credits
Prerequisite: FNEL 101B
Time: Tues & Thu 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Location: Musqueam Community Centre, 6777 Salish Drive
To view a map, click here.
Teachers: Larry Grant & Fiona Campbell

If you have questions, please contact our Program Assistant: fnel.arts@ubc.ca