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

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1011 AIIS 1110   LEC 001

    • MW Weill Hall 226
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Kassam, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1012 AIIS 1110   DIS 201

    • T Kennedy Hall 101
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Kassam, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1013 AIIS 1110   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1905 AIIS 1110   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2660HIST 2660

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17590 AIIS 2660   LEC 001

    • MW White Hall 106
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Parmenter, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17591 AIIS 2660   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17592 AIIS 2660   DIS 202

    • F McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •  2407 AIIS 3248   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  2146 AIIS 3325   SEM 101

    • M Online Meeting
    • Jan 22 - Mar 10, 2024
    • Martin, J

    • M Uris Hall 301
    • Mar 11, 2024
    • Martin, J

    • M Online Meeting
    • Mar 12 - Apr 7, 2024
    • Martin, J

    • M Uris Hall 301
    • Apr 8, 2024
    • Martin, J

    • M Online Meeting
    • Apr 9 - May 5, 2024
    • Martin, J

    • To Be Assigned
    • May 6 - May 7, 2024
    • Martin, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 6422ANTHR 3422ANTHR 6422

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18523 AIIS 3422   LEC 001

    • TR White Hall 104
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Nadasdy, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1879 AIIS 4000   LEC 001

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

AIIS 4670

In this course, we will read poems of resistance from Indigenous people in Turtle Island (North America), Palestine, and Guåhan (Guam). Our purpose will be to understand how this poetry is both a description ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2541 AIIS 4670   SEM 101

    • TR Caldwell Hall 400
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Cheyfitz, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AIIS 4674

The dispossession of Indigenous nations by Europeans represents the foundation of the past five centuries of North American history. Yet the truth of that history remains cloaked behind various Western ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 19539 AIIS 4674   SEM 101

    • TR McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Parmenter, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1880 AIIS 6000   LEC 001

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

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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Syllabi: none
  •  2409 AIIS 6248   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 3422ANTHR 3422ANTHR 6422

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18641 AIIS 6422   LEC 001

    • TR White Hall 104
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Nadasdy, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  1014 AIIS 6970   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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.