Global Imperial-Indigenous Encounters: 1500 to the Present

| WHO 4264 | Jenna Gibbs |

Examines how indigenous peoples and imperial settlers interacted with each other across the globe from the fifteenth century to the present, encompassing historical case studies from North and South America, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia, and utilizing indigenous sources of oral histories, memoirs, and art, as well as critical readings of imperial sources. The course concludes by examining some of the economic, environmental, judicial and political issues facing contemporary indigenous peoples.

Professor Gibbs’s contact information: Office: DM 389; phone: 305-348-3191; email: