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

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 1601

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1013AIIS 1110  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Richardson, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  1014AIIS 1110  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  1015AIIS 1110  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2769AIIS 1110  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2108ARTH 2101

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18318AIIS 2100  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Piasta-Mansfield, U

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 6240LING 2248LING 6248

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16750AIIS 2240  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Murray, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2867AIIS 2660  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Reserved for in-person enrollment only.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  2949AIIS 2660  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  2950AIIS 2660  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

AIIS 2850

From the moments of contact, the representation of Indigenous peoples posed problems. This course will examine still and motion photographic practices within colonial contexts. These modes of representation ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20923AIIS 2850  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Uran, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AIIS 3325

A continuation of LING 3324, with further exploration of Cayuga (Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫʼ) language and culture. Language instruction continues in an immersive learning environment with a focus on plants and growing ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 3325

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20522AIIS 3325  SEM 101

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Uran, S

      Whitman, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: none
  • 17691AIIS 3422  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3562ENGL 3560

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3336AIIS 3560  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Cheyfitz, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 6000

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  2705AIIS 4000  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment is limited to: advanced undergraduates or graduate students. Course requirements differ at 4000 and 6000 levels.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 6000

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 19689AIIS 4000  LEC 002

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Richardson, T

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

AIIS 4625

If you haven't read contemporary U.S. American Indian fiction, then it might be fair to ask how much you know about the United States, its origins and its current condition. Since the 1960s, American Indians ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 4627ENGL 4625

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3340AIIS 4625  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Cheyfitz, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AIIS 4770

The Haudenosaunee (People of the Longhouse) have occupied present-day New York State and Southern Ontario for hundreds of years. Over the years, the Haudenosaunee have lost nearly all of their historic ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 6770

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20668AIIS 4770  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Porter, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Enrollment is limited to: advanced undergraduates or graduate students.

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

  • 14367AIIS 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Cheyfitz, E

      Jordan, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Students must register using the special study form available online: https://dust.cals.cornell.edu/IndStudyPolicy.aspx.Do not sign into section 601.

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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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 4000

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  2706AIIS 6000  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment is limited to: advanced undergraduates or graduate students. Course requirements differ at 4000 and 6000 levels.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 4000

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 19690AIIS 6000  LEC 002

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Richardson, T

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

AIIS 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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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 2240LING 2248LING 6248

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16724AIIS 6240  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Murray, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 17693AIIS 6422  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

AIIS 6770

The Haudenosaunee (People of the Longhouse) have occupied present-day New York State and Southern Ontario for hundreds of years. Over the years, the Haudenosaunee have lost nearly all of their historic ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 4770

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20669AIIS 6770  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Porter, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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

  •  1017AIIS 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Rickard, J

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