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

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022. Courses of Study 2022-2023 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 1600ANTHR 1700

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1007 AIIS 1100   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Jordan, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1008 AIIS 1100   DIS 201

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1009 AIIS 1100   DIS 202

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2539 AIIS 1100   DIS 203

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  3185 AIIS 1100   DIS 204

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2600ENGL 2600

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17175 AIIS 2600   SEM 101

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Hu Pegues, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AIIS 3324

An introduction to the language and culture of the Cayuga (Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫʼ) people. Basic language instruction provided in an immersive learning environment, focusing on the relationship of language and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 3324LING 6324

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2941 AIIS 3324   SEM 101

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Martin, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3330NTRES 3330NTRES 6330

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16649 AIIS 3330   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kassam, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3562ENGL 3560

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17875 AIIS 3560   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Cheyfitz, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AIIS 4200

This course looks at the philosopher John Locke as a philosopher of dispossession. There is a uniquely Lockean mode of missionization, conception of mind and re-formulations of the 'soul' applied to dispossess ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17472 AIIS 4200   SEM 101

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Richardson, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AIIS 4625

If you haven't read contemporary U.S. American Indian fiction, then it might be fair to ask how much you know about the United States, its origins and its current condition. Since the 1960s, American Indians ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 4627ENGL 4625

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17878 AIIS 4625   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Cheyfitz, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AIIS 4970

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14268 AIIS 4970   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Parmenter, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    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.

AIIS 6010

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  1993 AIIS 6010   SEM 101

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Rickard, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    The class will occur every other Friday unless otherwise specified.

AIIS 6200

This course looks at the philosopher John Locke as a philosopher of dispossession. There is a uniquely Lockean mode of missionization, conception of mind and re-formulations of the 'soul' applied to dispossess ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 19006 AIIS 6200   SEM 101

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Richardson, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1205 AIIS 6970   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Nadasdy, P

      Richardson, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    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.