|Course Number:||ASAN 620|
|Course Title:||Making an Indigenous Space Along the Pacific Rim
|Course Description:||The template of indigenous rights was born in the Americas, yet as groups from around the world have engaged with these platforms, they have transformed the texture of indigeneity itself. This graduate course explores the formation of indigenous space as part of national and transnational actions between places located along the Pacific Rim.
Students will receive an introduction to colonial legacies and conceptual keystones through discussion, assignments, and viewing films from this region. Students will consider how the notion of “settler colonialism” works and doesn’t work to explain dynamics in various settings.