Class Schedule - Spring 2023
Interdisciplinary introduction surveys the stories, histories, and lands of tribal peoples who became known as "American Indians".
Introduction to representations of American Indians and Indigenous peoples in film. Reconstructions of American Indians within the Western genre and more recent reconstructions by Native filmmakers will be considered. Other topics may include the development of an indigenous aesthetic; the role of documentaries and nonfiction films in the history of Native and Indigenous film; the role of commerce in the production of Native films. Same as ENGL 275 and MACS 275.
Same as HIST 278. See HIST 278.
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.
Same as ANTH 288 and HIST 288. See ANTH 288.
Same as AAS 215, AFRO 215, GWS 215, and LLS 215. See AAS 215.
Same as AAS 357, ENGL 357, GWS 357, and LLS 357. See LLS 357.
Individual guidance in intensive readings in the theories and practices of the field of American Indian Studies. 1 to 8 undergraduate hours. 1 to 8 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or subsequent terms to a maximum of 6 undergraduate hours or 8 graduate hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or one course in AIS and consent of instructor.
Explores the distinctive form of inquiry which critiques settler-colonial ideas and institutions at the interdisciplinary crossroads where American Indian and Indigenous Studies engages other theories including but not limited to feminist theory, critical race theory, semiotics and phenomenology, psychoanalysis, and the postcolonial theory (to name only some of the many possibilities). Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of the instructor.