Class Schedule - Fall 2022

AIS 101 - Intro to Amer Indian Studies

Interdisciplinary introduction surveys the stories, histories, and lands of tribal peoples who became known as "American Indians".

AIS 214 - American Indian Law & Politics

Same as PS 214. See PS 214.

AIS 265 - Intro to American Indian Lit

Introduces students to the study of American Indian literature by focusing on texts by contemporary American Indian novelists, poets, and playwrights. Over the course of the semester, students will consider how indigenous aesthetics shape narrative in addition to examining how American Indian authors engage the legacies of colonization and the histories of their tribal communities through their stories. Same as ENGL 265.

AIS 277 - Encounters in Native America

Same as HIST 277. See HIST 277.

AIS 285 - Indigenous Thinkers

An introduction to the English-language traditions of indigenous intellectuals. Specific topics vary. May be repeated in the same term to a maximum of 6 hours. May be repeated in subsequent terms to a maximum of 9 hours.

AIS 343 - Criminalization and Punishment

Same as AAS 343, AFRO 343, GWS 343, and LLS 343. See LLS 343.

AIS 503 - Seminar in Indigenous Studies

Research and writing seminar that offers special topics based on current research questions and concerns in American Indian and indigenous Studies and opportunities for graduate students who have made considerable progress in defining a research project to advance the research and writing to the next stage (e.g., to include as a thesis or dissertation chapter or for publication). Topics vary. May be repeated as topic varies in subsequent semesters to a maximum of 8 hours. Prerequisite: AIS 501 and AIS 502, or consent of the instructor.