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

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

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

  •  4118AIIS 1110  DIS 203

AIIS 1123

The 20th century Haudenosaunee delegations to international fora in Geneva, Switzerland accompanied by the sovereign acts of travelling on the Haudenosaunee-issued passports paved way for the ratification ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17736AIIS 1123  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

AIIS 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

  • 17638AIIS 2100  LEC 001

AIIS 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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  •   Combined with: LING 2248LING 6248

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18006AIIS 2240  LEC 001

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2660HIST 2660

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4374AIIS 2660  LEC 001

  • 16563AIIS 2660  DIS 201

  • 16564AIIS 2660  DIS 202

  • 16565AIIS 2660  DIS 203

    • F
    • Parmenter, J

  • 16566AIIS 2660  DIS 204

    • F
    • Parmenter, J

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

  •  3993AIIS 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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  •  4141AIIS 4200  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
    • Cheyfitz, E

  • 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.

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

  •  3994AIIS 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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  •  4142AIIS 6200  SEM 101

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.