Indigenous Focused Course

STU 1408: OTTAWA COUNTY REMADE: Toxic Transformations in the Tri-State Lead and Zinc District, Oklahoma

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Professor,  Niall Kirkwood

Tuesday & Thursday 2:00-6:00pm

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OTTAWA COUNTY REMADE is the second in a series of design studios based in North-East Oklahoma that explores toxic land regeneration, indigenous ecologies and their combined agency in creating environmental and social equity using...

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EMR 1020: Topics in Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Studies

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Professor,  Eleanor Craig

Tuesday 12:00-2:45pm

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Topics in AAPI Studies is an interdisciplinary introductory level course. It will focus on converging and diverging aspects of Asian American and Pacific Islander histories and experiences through historical, theoretical, and cultural lenses....

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EMR 148: Indigeneity and Latinidad

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Professor,  Americo Mendoza-Mori

Wednesday 3:00-5:45pm

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As the original inhabitants of the Americas, Indigenous communities resist and thrive across the hemisphere, despite the dynamics of colonization that still affect their existence and way of living. Many prejudices...

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WOMGEN 1292: Indigenous Feminisms: Environmental Justice and Resistance

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Professor,  Rebecca Hogue

Thursday, 12:00-2:30pm

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This course will introduce key concepts, methodologies, and arts from Indigenous feminist perspectives on environmental justice. To do this, we will examine five 21st century Indigenous environmental justice case studies from Turtle...

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Native Americans in the 21st Century: Nation Building II

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Professor Eric Henson

Friday, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

This community based research course focuses on some of the major issues Native American Indian tribes and nations face in the 21st century. It provides in-depth, hands-on exposure to native development issues, including: sovereignty, economic development, constitutional reform, leadership, health and social welfare, tribal finances, land and water rights, culture and language, religious freedom, and education. In particular, the course emphasizes problem definition, client relationships, and designing and completing...

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Native Americans in the 21st Century: Nation Building I

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Professor Joe Kalt

J-Term 2021 Course

Jan 3-22, Tues - Thurs, 10 am - 4:30 pm

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This course examines the challenges that contemporary Native American tribes and nations face as they endeavor to rebuild their communities, strengthen their cultures, and support their citizens. The range of issues that Native leaders and policymakers confront is wide and encompass political sovereignty,...

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ANTHRO 1490 Something Else: Material Revolutions in Indigenous Activism

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2021

Zoe Eddy
Tuesdays, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

 

This course is an interdisciplinary exploration of how North American Indigenous communities, particularly women and two-spirit people, navigate activist movements through material culture and media. We will examine Indigenous material culture across various timelines and focus specifically on trajectories of objects of resistance. Students will learn how to approach material objects from a historical perspective as well as how to consider these objects in their current cultural context. In addition to...

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DEV 502 Native Americans in the 21st Century: Nation Building II

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2021

Eric Henson
Tuesdays, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

This community based research course focuses on some of the major issues Native American Indian tribes and nations face in the 21st century. It provides in-depth, hands-on exposure to native development issues, including: sovereignty, economic development, constitutional reform, leadership, health and social welfare, tribal finances, land and water rights, culture and language, religious freedom, and education. In particular, the course emphasizes problem definition, client relationships, and designing and completing a research...

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ANTHRO 1182: People of the Sun: The Archaeology of Ancient Mexico

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Professor, Dr. Jennifer Carballo

Monday, Wednesday 12-1:15pm

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This course provides a broad overview of the archaeology of ancient Mexico and Central America, focusing on the Indigenous cultures of highland Mexico such as the Aztecs and Zapotecs, as well as their predecessors and contemporary descendants. Anthropology 1182 is designed to provide students with a deeper understanding and appreciation...

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ENGLISH 90HP: Harvard and the Puritans in Native America

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Professor Alan Niles

Wednesday 09:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Harvard’s still governing 1650 charter states the institution’s mission is “the education of English and Indian youth.” What were the ideas about race, culture, and colonialism that made such an idea possible? What was life like for the early Native American students who studied at Harvard, and what happened to the founding idea of a multiracial...

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Expository Writing 20: Wastelands

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Course Site

Wastelands

The impenetrable wilderness of The Revenant, the diseased streets of Children of Men, the trash heap cities of Wall-E—these are the wastelands that fascinate our pop culture. On the screen, they come to life as horrifying alternate universes and dead civilizations—the very fates we must avoid at all costs. And yet wastelands are not exclusively the stuff...

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SPANSH 147: Decolonial Views, Decolonial Practices: Indigeneity and Protest in Latin America and the Caribbean

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

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The resignation of Ricardo Rosselló—former governor of Puerto Rico— in 2019 was in due in part, but not exclusively, to the Colectivo Feminista en Construcción and its tactics of Black feminist decolonial methodologies. This course investigates the ruptures and interruptions of decoloniality, as theory and as praxis, deployed by non-indigenous and indigenous peoples. We aim to understand the nuances and problematizations that...

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EDU T002: Critical Race Theory in Education

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Semester: Fall

Offered: 2021

This course focuses on the epistemological, methodological, and pedagogical uses of critical race theory (CRT) in the examination and deconstruction of race-based educational disparities and inequalities in K-12 and postsecondary education. The overarching goals of the course will be to examine the utility of CRT as a theoretical framework in (1) interrogating the factors that cause racial educational disparities; (2) exploring why inequalities exist and persist; and (3) determining sustainable remedies to these disparities and...

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