Fall 2020 not offered
In this course, we will explore what anthropology looks like from an indigenous perspective. Focusing on four significant texts by indigenous anthropologists, we will explore concepts of indigeneity, mobility, gender, DNA, and indigenous rights and sovereignty as they are articulated between anthropology and indigenous studies. At the same time, we will examine how anthropological research and writing can be conducted from the perspective of the historically colonized as opposed to the colonizers, navigating the ambiguities of anthropology's own legacy as it is rearticulated by scholars from diverse positionalities and perspectives.
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Our primary readings will be:
MOHAWK INTERRUPTUS, Audra Simpson; NATIVE AMERICAN DNA, Kim Tallbear; NATIVE HUBS, Renya Ramirez; NATIVE MEN REMADE, Ty P. K┐wika Tengan;
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Assignments will include response essays and a research paper.
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Attendance at first class is required.
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