American Indian and Indigenous Studies (AIIS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

AIIS 1100

This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the diverse cultures, histories and contemporary situations of the Indigenous peoples of North America. Students will also be introduced to important ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 1600ANTHR 1700

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1013AIIS 1100  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Nadasdy, P

  •  1014AIIS 1100  DIS 201

  •  1015AIIS 1100  DIS 202

  • 16860AIIS 1100  DIS 203

AIIS 1120

This First-Year Writing Seminar uses indigenous knowledge systems and provides opportunities to crtically examine, define and write extensively on those issues. Topics vary by section. view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

AIIS 1121

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

AIIS 2350

This introductory course surveys archaeology's contributions to the study of American Indian cultural diversity and change in North America north of Mexico. Lectures and readings will examine topics ranging ... view course details

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  • 16288AIIS 2350  LEC 001

AIIS 2600

The production of North American Indigenous literatures began long before European colonization, and persists in a variety of printed, sung, carved, painted, written, spoken, and digital media. From oral ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 2600ENGL 2600

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4891AIIS 2600  SEM 101

AIIS 3560

The Western nation-state has failed to solve the two most pressing, indeed catastrophic, global problems: poverty and climate change. This failure is due to the inability of national policy to imagine ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3562ENGL 3560

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4930AIIS 3560  SEM 101

AIIS 4625

Since the 1960s, American Indians have been producing a significant body of award-wining novels and short stories. In 1969, for example, N. Scott Momaday, from the Kiowa nation, won the Pulitzer Prize ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 4627ENGL 4625

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16423AIIS 4625  SEM 101

AIIS 4970

Topic and credit hours TBA between faculty member and student. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1216AIIS 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Parmenter, J

  • Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16863AIIS 4970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Warrior, C

AIIS 6010

Graduate-level course that introduces students to ongoing research in the field of American Indian Studies in a proseminar/colloquium format. Advanced graduate students are expected to present their work ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  3470AIIS 6010  SEM 101

  • The class will occur every other Friday unless otherwise specified.

AIIS 6970

A student may, with approval of a faculty advisor, study a problem or topic not covered in a regular course or may undertake tutorial study of an independent nature in an area of interest in American Indian ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1392AIIS 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Richardson, T

  • Sign into your faculty section. If your faculty member is not listed, please contact 140 Roberts Hall or the graduate school to add the faculty member.