Undergraduate American Indian Studies
2019 Fall Term
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NATIVE NORTH AMERICA TODAY: PEOPLE, CULTURE AND SURVIVAL
American Indian Studies 305
This course, while assessing anthropology's long-term relationship with Native North America, primarily presents an opportunity for students to engage with the representation of contemporary Native cultures (and identity) through ethnographic reading and study. This will be accomplished through autobiographic, ethnographic, and medical anthropological literatures (and other media forms). Students will be asked to react through discussion, writing, and examination.
AMERICAN INDIAN LITERATURE
American Indian Studies 334
This course explores contemporary writing and film by Native North American authors in relation to 1) ancient tribal traditions and languages; 2) the history of colonialism; 3) questions of cultural belonging and cultural appropriation; 4) the experiences of contemporary American Indians. Literary criticism and secondary sources introduce key issues in American Indian literary discourse and provide cultural and historical backgrounds.
American Indian Studies 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable three times for a maximum of 9 credits.