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

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018. Courses of Study 2018-2019 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

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
    • Staff

  •  1014AIIS 1100  DIS 201

    • T
    • Staff

  •  1015AIIS 1100  DIS 202

    • R
    • Staff

  •  4571AIIS 1100  DIS 203

    • W
    • Staff

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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  •  4536AIIS 2350  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Jordan, K

AIIS 3330

Based on indigenous and place-based "ways of knowing," this course (1) presents a theoretical and humanistic framework from which to understand generation of ecological knowledge; (2) examines processes ... view course details

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  • 16657AIIS 3330  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Kassam, K

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

  •  4363AIIS 3560  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Warrior, C

AIIS 4300

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  •   Combined with: AIIS 6300

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16332AIIS 4300  SEM 101

    • T
    • Richardson, T

  • Enrollment is limited to: advanced undergraduates or graduate students. Course requirements differ at 4300 and 6300 levels.

AIIS 4720

This seminar uses archaeology to examine engagements between settlers and indigenous peoples throughout world history. Archaeology provides a perspective on settler-indigenous encounters that both supplements ... view course details

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  • 16459AIIS 4720  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Jordan, K

AIIS 4970

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

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1187AIIS 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

  •  4572AIIS 4970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Warrior, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4815AIIS 4970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Richardson, T

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

  •  3148AIIS 6010  SEM 101

    • F
    • Richardson, T

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

AIIS 6300

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  •   Combined with: AIIS 4300

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16334AIIS 6300  SEM 101

    • T
    • Richardson, T

  • This class is reserved for graduate students. The assignments differ from the undergraduate component of the class.

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

  •  1344AIIS 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Nadasdy, P

      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.

AIIS 7720

This seminar uses archaeology to examine engagements between settlers and indigenous peoples throughout world history. Archaeology provides a perspective on settler-indigenous encounters that both supplements ... view course details

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  • 16463AIIS 7720  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Jordan, K