American Indian Studies (AIS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

AIS 1110

This course attends to the contemporary issues, contexts and experiences of Indigenous peoples. Students will develop a substantive understanding of colonialism and engage in the parallels and differences ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 1601

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1052AIS 1110  LEC 001

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  •  1053AIS 1110  DIS 201

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  •  1054AIS 1110  DIS 202

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  •  4058AIS 1110  DIS 203

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AIS 2100

This course explores Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) knowledge and its application across the disciplines and through time. In particular, it offers a glimpse into Cornell's local indigenous culture ... view course details

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  • 15400AIS 2100  LEC 001

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AIS 2240

This course explores the wide variety of languages indigenous to the Americas, in terms of linguistic structure as well as social, historical, and political perspectives. Materials will be approached within ... view course details

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  • 15447AIS 2240  LEC 001

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AIS 2400

This course examines the multiple histories of colonization and resistance on contemporary indigenous women's lives in the United States. Topics to be discussed include sexual and gendered violence against ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4802AIS 2400  LEC 001

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AIS 2600

Both oral and written, Native literatures of the U.S. comprise a critical commentary on a range of ongoing issues facing the international community: the environment, sustainability, gender, capitalism, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 2600ENGL 2600

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4703AIS 2600  SEM 101

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AIS 2660

One thing many Americans think they know is their Indians: Pocahontas, the First Thanksgiving, fighting cowboys, reservation poverty, and casino riches. Under our very noses, however, Native American history ... view course details

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  •  3906AIS 2660  LEC 001

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AIS 3400

This course, offered through Earth and Atmospheric Sciences' program in Hawaii, draws from the fields of history, political science, and sociology to present an historical understanding of contemporary ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: SOC 3420

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4550AIS 3400  LEC 065

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  • Enrollment limited to: students in Hawaii. Taught in Hawaii.

AIS 3422

This course examines the cultures and histories of the circumpolar North. The primary emphasis is on the North American Arctic and Subarctic with some attention to northern Eurasia for comparative purposes. ... view course details

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  • 15871AIS 3422  LEC 001

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AIS 4970

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

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18017AIS 4970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Nadasdy, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1304AIS 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study 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.

AIS 6240

This course explores the wide variety of languages indigenous to the Americas, in terms of linguistic structure as well as social, historical, and political perspectives. Materials will be approached within ... view course details

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  • 15451AIS 6240  LEC 001

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AIS 6422

This course examines the cultures and histories of the circumpolar North. The primary emphasis is on the North American Arctic and Subarctic with some attention to northern Eurasia for comparative purposes. ... view course details

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  • 16231AIS 6422  LEC 001

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AIS 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

  •  1305AIS 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Richardson, T

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  • Sign up under faculty member's section with prior faculty approval. If you do not see your faculty member listed, contact 140 Roberts Hall.