American Indian Studies (AIS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

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

  •  1020AIS 1110  LEC 001

  •  1021AIS 1110  DIS 201

  •  1022AIS 1110  DIS 202

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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  •   Combined with: AMST 2108ARTH 2101

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4109AIS 2100  LEC 001

AIS 2240

This course explores the wide variety of languages indigenous to the Americas. There were thousands of languages spoken in the Americas before the arrival of Europeans and hundreds of these languages are ... view course details

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  •  4111AIS 2240  LEC 001

  • If you are unable to enroll because this class is full, please add yourself to the waitlist and attend the first day of class to see if space becomes available.

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

  •  3980AIS 2400  LEC 001

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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  •   Combined with: AMST 2660HIST 2660

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3345AIS 2660  LEC 001

AIS 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

  • 16082AIS 3560  SEM 101

AIS 4000

An interdisciplinary survey of the literature in Native American Studies. Readings engage themes of indigeneity, coloniality, power, and "resistance." The syllabus is formed from some "classic" and canonical ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AIS 6000

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18384AIS 4000  LEC 001

  • Enrollment is limited to: advanced undergraduates or graduate students. Course requirements differ at 4000 and 6000 levels.

AIS 4970

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

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1267AIS 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4331AIS 4970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Nadasdy, P

AIS 6000

An interdisciplinary survey of the literature in Native American Studies. Readings engage themes of indigeneity, coloniality, power, and "resistance." The syllabus is formed from some "classic" and canonical ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AIS 4000

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18385AIS 6000  LEC 001

  • Enrollment is limited to: advanced undergraduates or graduate students. Course requirements differ at 4000 and 6000 levels.

AIS 6240

This course explores the wide variety of languages indigenous to the Americas. There were thousands of languages spoken in the Americas before the arrival of Europeans and hundreds of these languages are ... view course details

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  •  4112AIS 6240  LEC 001

AIS 6670

This course analyzes the historical development of U.S. federal Indian law and its relation to American Indian literatures as a critical commentary on that law. As such, the course is generative for an ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 6670ENGL 6670

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16062AIS 6670  SEM 101

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

  •  1268AIS 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Richardson, T

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