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

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1013AIIS 1110  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Kassam, K

  •  1014AIIS 1110  DIS 201

    • T
    • Staff

  •  1015AIIS 1110  DIS 202

    • W
    • Staff

  •  3790AIIS 1110  DIS 203

    • M
    • Staff

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2660HIST 2660

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3958AIIS 2660  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Parmenter, J

  •  4124AIIS 2660  DIS 201

    • F
    • Parmenter, J

  •  4125AIIS 2660  DIS 202

    • F
    • Parmenter, J

AIIS 2910

The Haudenosaunee have maintained their sovereign rights over their territories and members of their Confederacy despite contact with European settlers. For over 100 years now, they asserted these rights ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18358AIIS 2910  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Piasta-Mansfield, U

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18512AIIS 3560  SEM 101

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18513AIIS 3560  SEM 102

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 6000

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3677AIIS 4000  LEC 001

    • W
    • Uran, C

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

AIIS 4600

This course provides a hands-on introduction to analytical methods in archaeology, focusing on the circa 1688-1715 Onöndowa'ga:' (Seneca) White Springs site, located near Geneva, New York. White Springs ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one laboratory. Combined with: ANTHR 4260ARKEO 4260

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17171AIIS 4600  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Jordan, K

  • 17173AIIS 4600  LAB 401

    • T
    • Jordan, K

  • 17174AIIS 4600  LAB 402

    • R
    • Jordan, K

AIIS 4720

This seminar uses archaeology to examine engagements between settlers and indigenous peoples throughout world history. Archaeology provides a perspective on settler-indigenous encounters that both supplements ... view course details

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  • 17943AIIS 4720  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Staff

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

  •  1018AIIS 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Cheyfitz, E

      Jordan, K

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 4000

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3678AIIS 6000  LEC 001

    • W
    • Uran, C

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

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

  •  1019AIIS 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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

AIIS 7720

This seminar uses archaeology to examine engagements between settlers and indigenous peoples throughout world history. Archaeology provides a perspective on settler-indigenous encounters that both supplements ... view course details

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  • 17947AIIS 7720  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Staff