Canadian Studies Quarterly Course Lists

The following is a listing of Canadian Studies and Canadian content courses offered. Students should check individual departments and the online Time Schedule for changes, departmental requirements for enrollment, SLN numbers, location and updated descriptions. See To make an advising appointment, contact the Canadian Studies Student Advisor, Linda Iltis, at (206) 543-6001 or

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Winter 2014 Course List
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Featured Courses

Fall Quarter 2013 – NEW Grad Seminar on the Arctic 
Mondays, 12:30-2:30, (2 credits)

JSIS 582 The Arctic as an Emerging Global Region
OCEAN/ESS/ATMOS 586 Arctic Science & Policy
QUAT 504 Special Topics in Quaternary Sciences

As a result of climate change, the Arctic is fast becoming a region of considerable scientific and geopolitical interest. This seminar, involving faculty and students from across campus, will explore Arctic challenges and themes from an interdisciplinary perspective. Research proposals will be considered for Mellon Foundation Research Fellowships of $5,000. More ...

JSIS 482A/582B Special Topics: Arctic Insecurities
Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
3 credits
Tony Penikett, 2013-14 Canada Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies

This course will address the range of Arctic insecurities that range from the Cold War defense security paradigm to environmental security. More...


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