Courses of Study 2015-2016 
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Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AIS 1110 - Introduction to American Indian Studies II: Indigenous Issues in Global Perspectives

(crosslisted) AMST 1601  
(CA) (HA) (D)      
Spring. 3 credits.

K. Kassam.

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.

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