2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020)
AMS 100/112 - Native Voices in American Culture (LIT Core/First-Year Seminar)
Three or Four Credits
Not Offered 2016-2017
More than Mascots! In this course we will analyze fiction, memoire, mainstream and independent film, folklore, photography, and popular culture artifacts to explore the role the American Indian has played in the American imagination and how Native artists and activists have responded to these images. Students will use methods from American Studies, and cultural and literary studies in understanding the complex shaping of cultural identity.
Prerequisite(s): AMS 112 is a First-Year Seminar and open to First-Year Students only.
When offered as AMS 100, for 3-credits, fulfills the Literature Cornerstone Requirement.
When offered as AMS 112, for 4-credits, fulfills the First-Year Seminar and Literature Cornerstone Requirements.