AMCULT 217 - Introduction to Native American Studies - Humanities
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course will give students an overview of many aspects of Native-American culture, including Pre-Columbian lifestyles and gender roles, religion, literature, Native-American identity, attempts and resistance to forced assimilation, and struggles for sovereignty. Themes of colonialism and its impact on Native Americans are featured throughout. The course emphasizes the diversity of Native-American communities, and seeks to broaden students’ understanding of Native Americans beyond the image of Plains Indians on horseback. As the course name implies, the topics will be covered in a way that emphasizes breadth, rather than depth, whetting students’ appetite for the advanced courses in these areas offered through the Program in American Culture. Guest lecturers from within the Program will introduce students to the ideas and styles of other professors, allowing them to sample courses that they may wish to take in the future from these professors. Students will be required to provide approximately 12 pages of polished writing, complete a midterm and final exam, and participate in class discussions during sections.

AMCULT 217 - Introduction to Native American Studies - Humanities
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
28102
Open
23
 
-
TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in lecture 001 when they elect a discussion section (sections 002-004).
002 (DIS)
P
28103
Open
11
 
-
W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
28104
Open
6
3Fr or So
-
W 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
28105
Open
6
2Fr or So
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W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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