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 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

  •  1016AIIS 1110  LEC 001

  •  1017AIIS 1110  DIS 201

  •  1018AIIS 1110  DIS 202

  •  4533AIIS 1110  DIS 203

AIIS 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

  • 17123AIIS 2660  LEC 001

AIIS 3248

This course provides a long-term overview of the indigenous peoples of Cornell's home region and their neighbors from an archaeological perspective.  Cornell students live and work in the traditional territory ... view course details

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  • 14981AIIS 3248  LEC 001

AIIS 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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  • 14986AIIS 3422  LEC 001

AIIS 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: AIIS 6000

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4352AIIS 4000  LEC 001

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

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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  •  4581AIIS 4200  SEM 101

AIIS 4670

What techniques, tools, and contexts are needed to perform reasonably well-informed readings and interpretations of Native American poetry? If a poem illuminates an injustice, what historical context do ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 4670ENGL 4670

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15638AIIS 4670  SEM 101

AIIS 4900

The discovery of the Americas, wrote Francisco Lopez de Gomara in 1552, was "the greatest event since the creation of the world, excepting the Incarnation and Death of Him who created." Five centuries ... view course details

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  • 17157AIIS 4900  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

  •  1021AIIS 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

  •  3647AIIS 4970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Nadasdy, P

AIIS 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: AIIS 4000

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4353AIIS 6000  LEC 001

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

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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  •  4582AIIS 6200  SEM 101

AIIS 6248

This course provides a long-term overview of the indigenous peoples of Cornell's home region and their neighbors from an archaeological perspective.  Cornell students live and work in the traditional territory ... view course details

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  • 14989AIIS 6248  LEC 001

AIIS 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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  • 14991AIIS 6422  LEC 001

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

  •  1022AIIS 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.