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Department of Sociology and Anthropology | Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Simon Fraser University Calendar | Spring 2018

Social Justice

Certificate
The program enables students to explore the causes of unequal treatment, compare and contrast interlocking patterns of oppression and exploitation and develop strategies for social change. This certificate program develops competence in identifying and examining the causes and consequences of social inequalities, and the differential perception and treatment of groups and individuals on the basis of a variety of factors including, but not limited to gender, sexual orientation, class, race, ethnicity, and religion. Students must apply for the certificate no later than two terms prior to graduation.

Program Requirements

Students complete a minimum total of 25 units consisting of required and optional courses, including

SA 255 - Introduction to Social Research (SA) (4)

Explores how sociologists and anthropologists investigate social relations and contexts. Students learn to develop research questions and turn them into research projects. Introduces data collection techniques and related ethical issues, the relationship between theory and research, and other fundamental concepts and issues involved in conducting qualitative and quantitative research. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nicholas Scott
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10921, Burnaby
D101
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6136, Burnaby
D102
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D103
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3515, Burnaby

and one of

SA 101 - Introduction to Anthropology (A) (4)

An introduction to the study of human social and cultural life from an anthropological perspective. The course will explore the scope and nature of the discipline of anthropology through study of selected cases drawn from both technologically simple communities and complex modern industrial societies. Students with credit for SA 170 may not take SA 101 for further credit. Breadth-Social Sciences. Equivalent Courses: SA170. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Bascom Guffin
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D102
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D103
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D104
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D105
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D106
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D900 Bascom Guffin
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 5240, Surrey
D901
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
D902
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5320, Surrey
D903
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D904
Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
SA 150 - Introduction to Sociology (S) (4)

The study of basic concerns of sociology, such as social order, social change, social conflict and social inequality. Breadth-Social Sciences. Equivalent Courses: PSA.101. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Kyle Willmott
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D102
Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D103
Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D104
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D105
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D106
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D107
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D108
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D109
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D110
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D111
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D112
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D113
We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3517, Burnaby
D114
We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D115
We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D116
We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D117
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D118
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D900 Kyle Willmott
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 3090, Surrey
D901
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3010, Surrey
D902
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D903
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3010, Surrey
D904
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3260, Surrey
D905
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3010, Surrey
D906
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3260, Surrey

and one of

SA 201W - Anthropology and Contemporary Life (A) (4)

An introduction to the anthropological perspective as applied to the organization of everyday life in contemporary settings. Introduces positivist, interpretive, and critical interpretive approaches to the analysis of social actions, identities, and values as enacted in space and time. Students with credit for SA 291 may not take SA 201W for further credit. Recommended: SA 101. Writing. Prerequisite: . Equivalent Courses: SA201 SA291. Writing.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
SA 250 - Introduction to Sociological Theory (S) (4)

An account of sociological theory, outlining the main ideas and concepts of the principal schools of thought. Prerequisite: SA 150.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Poole
We 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 4120, Burnaby

and three of

CRIM 101 - Introduction to Criminology (3)

Topics will include: examination of different terms and concepts commonly used in criminology, such as crime, delinquency, deviance, criminal, victim, rehabilitation and treatment. Criminology as a body of knowledge and as a profession. Position and subject matter of criminology. Relationship between criminology and other academic disciplines. Specificity of criminology. Relationship between theory and practice. History and evolution of criminological thought. Elements of continuity and discontinuity between classical and modern theories of criminality. Levels of explanations in criminology. Practical applications of criminology. The foundations of a modern criminal policy. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Barry Cartwright
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D102
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D103
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D104
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D105
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D106
Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D107
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D108
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D109
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D110
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D111
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D112
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D113
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D114
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D115
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D116
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D117
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D118
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D119
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D120
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D900 Carols Ponce
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
D901
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
D902
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
D903
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
D904
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D905
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D906
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D907
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D908
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D909
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
ECON 102 - The World Economy (3)

An overview of the broad economic trends in the development of the world economy over the last five decades with reference to the major debates related to economic interdependence, development and growth, globalization, and the role of the major multilateral economic institutions (IMF, World Bank, OCED, ILO, UN). (lecture/tutorial). Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nicolas Schmitt
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
FNST 201W - Canadian Aboriginal Peoples' Perspectives on History (3)

An examination of fact and ideology in history and historic events involving contact between Aboriginal and European peoples. The course will also address questions of research methodologies in studying Aboriginal/European relations, such as the evaluation of oral history and written ethnohistoric sources. An additional focus will be on gender as it influences perspectives. Writing/Breadth-Social Sci.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sessional
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 9095, Burnaby
GEOG 100 - Our World: Introducing Human Geography (3)

A geographical introduction to how humans shape our world, with attention also given to how it shapes us. Themes may include: culture, economic activities, environmental change, globalization, politics, population, resources, and urbanization. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nicholas Blomley
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D200 Gretchen Ferguson
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5240, Surrey
GSWS 100 - Sex Talk: Introduction to Contemporary Issues in Sexuality Studies (3)

An introduction to issues in the study of sex, sexual identity, and sexual culture. Focused on contemporary theories of sexuality as well as representations in fiction, film and popular media from diverse cultural contexts. Students who have completed GDST 200 may not complete this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities.

GSWS 101 - Gender Talk (3)

An interdisciplinary study of the social and cultural construction of gender, and how ideas about masculinity and feminity shape current issues, knowledge, popular culture, and social policy. Students who have completed WS 101 may not take GSWS 101 for further credit. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
GSWS 102 - Feminist Action (3)

An historical and comparative survey of feminisms and feminist activism in Western European, North American, and Global communities. Students who have completed WS 102 may not take GSWS 102 for further credit. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tiffany Muller Myrdahl
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D101
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D102
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D103
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D104
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D105
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D106
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3517, Burnaby
D107
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D108
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D109
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D110
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
HSCI 160 - Global Perspectives on Health (3)

An introduction to the differences in health and health services among the nations of the globe. Vulnerable sub-populations worldwide and their special health needs. Mechanisms whereby events in one country can impact health in another. Future worldwide health risks, their economic and health consequences. SARS, avian 'flu,' West Nile virus, 'mad cow disease,' antibiotic resistant malaria or tuberculosis. Dangers to rich and poor nations from ignoring health problems in developing world. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Kate Tairyan
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
HIST 204 - The Social History of Canada (3)

A survey of major themes in Canadian social history from the arrival of Europeans to the present day. Particular attention will be paid to the effects of gender, race and class on the experience of Canadians over time. Prerequisite: Recommended: HIST 101 and 102W. Breadth-Humanities.

LBST 101 - Introducing Labour Studies (3)

Introduction to key concepts necessary for understanding the character and organization of work in contemporary society. The discussion of such issues as how our society decides who works, what the work will be, and under what conditions people work, will be situated in the context of current debates, trends and issues. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 John-Henry Harter
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SECB 1013, Burnaby
D101
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D102
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3517, Burnaby
D103
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
E100 Benjamin Anderson
Th 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
BLU 10921, Burnaby
PHIL 120W - Moral Problems (3)

A critical examination of a range of questions and problems we confront as moral agents, such as: the nature and scope of our moral responsibilities, the source of our moral and civil rights, and the role of moral emotions, like resentment, love and forgiveness. Students with credit for PHIL 120 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sam Black
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D102
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D103
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D104
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D105
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D106
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D107
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D108
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D109
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D110
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D111
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D112
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D113
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D114
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D115
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D116
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 4125, Burnaby
D117
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D118
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
POL 100 - Introduction to Politics and Government (3)

A comprehensive introduction to the study of politics and government for both political science majors and students specializing in other disciplines. The course will explore the major concepts, methods, approaches and issues in political science, as well as the primary components of government structure and the political process. POL 101W is the Writing certified version of POL 100 and students cannot receive credit for both courses. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Eline de Rooij
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
DFA 300, Burnaby
D101
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D102
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D103
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D104
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D105
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D106
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D107
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D108
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D109
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D110
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D111
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D112
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D113
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D114
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D115
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D116
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D117
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
or POL 101W - Introduction to Politics and Government (3)

A comprehensive introduction to the study of politics and government for both political science majors and students specializing in other disciplines. Explores the major concepts, methods, approaches and issues in political science, as well as the primary components of government structure and the political process. This course is identical to POL 100 and students may not take both courses for credit. Writing/Breadth-Social Sci.

POL 151 - The Administration of Justice (3)

The development of laws and their application to the citizen and social groups. Special consideration will be given to civil liberties. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Clare McGovern
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D101
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 4150, Burnaby
D102
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D103
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D104
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10921, Burnaby
D105
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D106
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D107
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D108
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D109
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D900 Scott MacLeod
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5100, Surrey
D901
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
D902
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
D903
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
PSYC 106 - Psychological Issues in Contemporary Society (3)

Relates contemporary knowledge from psychology to current social problems. Provides relevant information from studies pertaining to problems such as attitude development, prejudice, race relations, addiction, behavior technology, and family pathology. Course can be repeated for credit. See Psychology department website for course description. Students may not take this course for further credit if similar topics are covered. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
J100 Sherrie Atwood
Th 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
SUR 2750, Surrey
REM 100 - Global Change (3)

This course provides students with an overview of global environmental change and its causes from a social science perspective, historically and at the present time. Population growth, an increasing ecological footprint and changes in ideology, social organization, economy and technology will be critically reviewed. New ways of thinking in natural and social science will be considered in relation to specific issues such as land, soil and food; energy, raw materials and solid waste; air pollution and transportation; water, oceans and fisheries; climate change; forestry and biodiversity; urbanization, and alternative futures. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Pascal Haegeli
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D102
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
D103
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D104
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D105
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D106
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D107
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D108
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D109
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D110
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
SA 203 - Violence in War and Peace (SA) (4)

A critical examination of the relationship between violence and structural inequalities. Focus will be on different forms that violence assumes in war and peace and how acts of violence are remembered, collectively denied or misrecognized. Particular case studies may include colonization of indigenous people, Holocaust, South African Apartheid, India's Partition, the genocide in Rwanda, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, 9/11 and its aftermath along with everyday suffering, including gender violence. As well, special attention will be given to anthropological witnessing. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Parin Dossa
Tu, Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 5118, Burnaby
SA 210 - The Return of the Folk Devils (S) (4)

Surveys the social and moral regulation of human subjects in both historical and contemporary contexts, examining how social groups, marginalized as outsiders - "folk devils"--are orgainized. Canvasses ideas, policies and methods that characterize how state and civil projects respond to these outsiders and aim to impose social order through systems of law, politics, education, health, welfare, labour, religion, family, media, and other key social institutions. Students will learn about the profound impact the spectre of "folk devils" have on civil and state regulation projects, and about the diversity of social ordering ideologies, policies and practices encompass. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 260 - Individual and Society (S) (4)

An examination of how self and identity (e.g. race, class, gender, sexual orientation) are socially derived within contemporary western culture, and of the ways that individuals shape their social environment. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W .

SD 281 - Introduction to Sustainable Community Development (3)

First required course for the SCD Certificate. Builds an understanding of strengths and weaknesses of conventional approaches to development; rationale for alternative approaches; varying interpretations of community and of development; and essential components for creating local economic development strategies. Sustainable Community Development is introduced as a framework to meet current social and economic needs while ensuring adequate resources are available for future generations. Prerequisite: 30 units or SCD Certificate program approval or permission of the Director of the Sustainable Development Program. Not permitted for credit toward the SCD Post Baccalaureate Diploma. Corequisite: Students may not complete this course concurrently with upper division SD courses. Students with credit for SCD 201 or REM 201 or REM 281 may not complete this course for further credit. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education

and one upper division SA course (must be completed at Simon Fraser University)

Subject to steering committee approval, students may substitute relevant special topics or related courses.

* sociology and/or anthropology majors are required to include one non-SA course among the three optional courses

Transfer Credit

Up to 12 units assigned to specific courses may be transferred to this certificate, subject to University transfer credit regulations and the program co-ordinator's approval.