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Steven Hoelscher, Chair Burdine 437, Mailcode B7100, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-7277

Summer 2008

AMS f321 • American Indian Culture North of Mexico

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
82425 MTWThF
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
ras 213
Strong

Course Description

This class is an advanced course for upper division undergraduates and graduate students.

This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to the history and cultures of the Native American peoples north of Mexico. A variety of approaches will be considered in the course, including ethnographic, historical, ecological, linguistic, literary, and autobiographical approaches.

Grading Policy

Requirements include regular attendance, completion of three in-class exams and either a final essay exam or an independent research project. (The research project is required of graduate students.) Extra credit will be given for reports on cultural events such as exhibits and powwows.

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