AIIS 1110

AIIS 1110

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

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 of its histories, forms, and effects on Indigenous peoples globally. Contemporary Indigenous theorists, novelists, visual artists and historians have a prominent place in the course, highlighting social/environmental philosophies, critical responses to and forms of resistance toward neocolonial political and economic agendas and the fundamental concern for Indigenous self determination, among other topics.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (CA-AG, D-AG)

Outcomes
  • To gain perspective of contemporary issues in Indigenous Studies with a historical sense that not only conveys the "pastness of the past" but its presence and relevance for the future.
  • To examine current issues in Indigenous Studies that are important to communities.
  • To apply an interdisciplinary lens in understanding indigenous sociocultural and ecological issues.
  • To appreciate the complex interconnectivity between the ecological and the sociocultural.
  • To comprehend that policy actions informed by cultural systems manifest themselves in social structures that rely on ecological foundations.
  • To situate Indigenous Studies within a humanistic framework of knowledge generation.
  • To illustrate the relevance and contribution of Indigenous Studies to broader issues of humanity in the 21st Century.
  • To discern a methodology of hope based on indigenous experience.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 1601

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1011 AIIS 1110   LEC 001

    • MW Malott Hall 406
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Richardson, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1012 AIIS 1110   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1013 AIIS 1110   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2308 AIIS 1110   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person