Fall 2020

WOMGEN 97: Tutorial - Sophomore Year “Dreams of a Common Language”

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2020

Caroline Light
Tuesday/Thursday 10:30 am - 11:45 am

This course provides an introduction (in no way exhaustively) to key concepts and texts in the study of women, gender, and sexuality. Together, we will develop a shared vocabulary to help prepare you for advanced study in the concentration. We will become adept in using foundational concepts such as essentialism, historical “waves” of feminism, intersectionality, homonationalism, neoliberalism, borderlands, mestiza consciousness, critical trans studies, and gender as a category of analysis. We will...

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STU 1501 This Land is Your Land (M1)

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Daniel D'Oca
Tuesday/Thursday  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 

In the US, there are over 300 federal Indian reservations, covering over 50 million acres of land in 36 states. However, a majority of Native Americans—as many as 78 percent—live off reservations in urban areas. Since the passage of the Indian Relocation Act of 1956, which encouraged Native Americans to assimilate into the general population by moving to cities, the population of so-called “urban Indians” has been increasing rapidly. But the assumptions behind the Indian Relocation Act and similarly...

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WOMGEN 1278 Interracial Intimacy: Sex, Race, and Romance in the U.S.

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Marya T. Mtshali
Tuesday, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

What assumptions about race and sex are embedded in the term “interracial,” and why are different types of interracial relationships viewed differently? How did White fears of relationships between Black men and White women influence the creation of the Ku Klux Klan? How did the story of Pocahontas influence the development of a settler colonial state?  This course investigates the significance of interracial intimate relations throughout United States history and through the lens of race, class, gender, and sexual...

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HDS 3133 Religion and Race in the US: Case Studies on Brutality, Resistance, and Imagination II

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Melissa Bartholomew, Diana Moore
Tuesdays, 3:00 pm - 4:59 pm

 

Beginning with the arrival of Europeans in lands now known as the United States and continuing to the present day, religion has been and remains a powerful force in sanctioning white supremacy, inspiring resistance, and cultivating moral imagination. In this seminar, we will adopt a critical race theory framework to explore a series of case studies focused on race and racism in the U.S. to examine the complex ways that religion functions in explicit and implicit ways to promote and mitigate...

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WOMGEN 1310 Transgender Rights and the Law: Assumptions and Critiques

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Kendra Albert
Monday, 6 - 8:30 pm

How does American law treat transgender, genderfluid, nonbinary, agender, and gender‐nonconforming people? What assumptions about gender operate in legal doctrines, and how do these assumptions interact with the lives of transgender people, especially those at the intersection of multiple axes of oppression?

This seminar will discuss contemporary cases involving transgender rights, as well as historical cases where the rights of transgender people were directly or indirectly contested. Readings will incorporate case law, sociological...

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SOCIOL 90EQ: Research Lab: Equity through Inquiry: Pedagogy, Research, and Capacity Building Strategy Lab

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Flavia Perea 
Tuesdays, 12:45-2:45 (can be changed to better meet the needs of all students in the course) 

Course Description: This course will examine the principles and methods of community based, participatory, action, and decolonizing approaches to inquiry. In addition to developing this knowledge and skill-set among students in the course, the purpose of...

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HIST-LIT 90EQ Nuclear Imperialisms

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Rebeca Hogue 
Tuesdays/Thursdays 6:00-7:15 in Fall 2020 

This course will examine nuclear narratives in global contexts as reminders and remainders of empire. Are nuclear futures only tied to whims of unpredictable world leaders, or are they already part of our daily realities? Whose stories of nuclear proliferation are told, and whose are...

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HIST-LIT 90EM: Empire and Archive in the Colonial Americas

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Alan Niles 
Wednesdays 12:00-2:45 

How do we know the histories of colonialism and empire? In this course, we will study how European expansion in the Americas fueled and was fueled by the production of records and representations of colonial spaces and their peoples. We will study how violence and resistance shaped alternative systems of...

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IGA 671: Policy and Social Innovation for the Changing Arctic

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Halla Logadottir 
Tuesdays/Thursdays 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM (or 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM on Thursday) 

Climate change is transforming the Arctic region. The region is warming at least twice as fast as the global average, and as the ice retreats on the top of our planet, it is unleashing challenges with local, regional, and global implications across multiple policy...

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HLS 2193: Natural Resources Law

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Robert Anderson (Oneida Nation Law Chair at HLS) 
Monday/Tuesday 9:10 AM – 10:10 AM 

This course will provide you with a basic understanding and overview of the fundamental principles of public land law and federal natural resource management. The class covers general principles and several federal resources management regimes with a brief...

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HLS 2002: American Indian Law

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Robert Anderson (Oneida Nation Law Chair at HLS) 
Monday/Tuesday 3:20 PM – 4:50 PM 

Students in this class will study the colonization process leading to the present day status of Indian tribes as sovereigns within the United States. We will study the policies, statutes, and caselaw that makes up the fabric of federal Indian law. Equal...

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Tribal Sovereignty Reading Group

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

(Open to 1L HLS students only) 
Professor Joseph William Singer 
Tentative Meeting Dates: Meeting time: 5:00 to 7:00 pm  
Dates: Tue Sept 15, Tue Sept 29, Wed Oct 14, Tue Oct 27 

There are currently 574 federally-recognized Indian nations within the territorial boundaries of the United States. The U.S. has...

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