Indigenous Units/Readings in Course

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

Course Site

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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HLS 2033 Conflict of Laws

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2021

Joseph Singer, HUNAP Faculty Member
Open to Upper Level JD students
Mondays/Tuesdays, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

This course examines how courts choose which law should be applied to transactions, relationships, or occurrences having contacts with more than one state in the United States, or with a state in the United States and a foreign nation. The course will also touch on adjudicatory jurisdiction, recognition of foreign judgments, and tribal sovereignty of American Indian nations. We will address the various approaches adopted by states and...

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EMR 1010: Topics in Latinx Studies: Imagining Latinidad

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Professor Americo Mendoza-Mori

Mon & Wed, 12 pm - 1:15 pm

Course Site

This course is intended to provide hands-on practice toward doing research on Latinx issues, with an approach grounded in the understanding that terms ‘Hispanic’ and ‘Latinidad’ are not static concepts and, at the same time, not a homogeneous mix. We will examine culture,...

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GENED 1019: The Caribbean Crucible: Colonialism, Capitalism and Post-Colonial Misdevelopment In The Region

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Professor Orlando Patterson

Tues & Thurs, 12 pm - 1:15 pm

Course Site

This course explores the complex, formative role of the Caribbean in the development of Western colonialism and capitalism and the consequences for the peoples of the region. Four major themes will be examined. First, the importance of the region in the origin and early...

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HIST 13C: St. Louis from Lewis and Clark to Michael Brown

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Professor Walter Johnson

Course Site

St. Louis was the epicenter of American empire in the nineteenth century: the point of embarkation for Lewis and Clark; the military headquarters for U.S. Indian wars.   It was likewise central to the history of slavery: from the Missouri Compromise to Dred Scott.  The city’s intertwining of the history of...

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HDS 2055: Safe/Sacred/Free: Queer Movements and Religious Spaces

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Professor Heather White

Wednesday, 6 pm - 7:59 pm

Course Site

The physical facilities of religious institutions, and especially that of mainline Protestant churches, have served as a unique staging ground for radical movements of the U.S. political left. Queer activist and community organizations, in particular, frequently met in religious spaces even as those...

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HDS 3300: Religious Literacy and the Professions

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Professor Diane Moore

Mon, Tues, & Thurs from 12 pm - 12:59 pm

Course Site

Religions have functioned throughout human history to inspire and justify the full range of human agency from the heinous to the heroic. Their influences remain potent here in the 21st century in spite of modern predictions that religious influences would steadily decline in concert...

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HIST 1028: Race, Capitalism, and the Coming of the Civil War

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Professor Walter Johnson

Tues & Thurs, 12 pm - 1:15 pm 

Course Site

This course treats the history of the 19th-century US and the Civil War in light of the history of US imperialism, especially the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and the illegal invasions of Cuba and Nicaragua in the 1850s. Likewise, it relates the history of slavery in...

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DPI 385M: Race and Racism in the Making of the United States as a Global Power

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Professor Khalil Muhammed

Monday, 3 pm - 4:15 pm

Course Site

This course is a core requirement for all MPP students. No other students are allowed to enroll at this time. The course is in response to longstanding efforts by HKS students, and most recently, the HKS Equity Coalition, to insist that understanding race and racism and their intersecting forms of...

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HIST-LIT 90ES: Prison Abolition

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Professor Thomas Dichter

Wednesday, 12 pm - 2:45 pm
Course Site

Is prison abolition a serious proposal, an aspirational ideal, a trendy slogan, or a blueprint for social transformation? This interdisciplinary and community-engaged course situates the prison abolition movement in deep historical context and explores its current relation to the politics of criminal justice reform. We will study the movement’s...

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HISTSCI 1334: Nature on Display

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Professor Janet Browne

Tuesday 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM; Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Course Site

Lecture course for undergraduates. This course aims to unpack human ideas about the concept of “nature”. We shall include indigenous ways of thought whenever possible. We concentrate on the way that "nature" is displayed in museums, zoos, botanic gardens, film, national parks, etc. ranging from the 17th century to the...

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