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AMS 100/112 - Native Voices in American Culture (LIT Core/First-Year Seminar)

Three or Four Credits
Fall 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)/Restriction(s): AMS 112 is a First-Year Seminar and open to First-Year Students only.
General Education Attribute(s): AMS 100, for 3-credits, fulfills the Literature Cornerstone.
AMS 112, for 4-credits, fulfills the First-Year Seminar and Literature Cornerstone.