History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 389: Topics in US. History.

HIST 389-002: Introduction to Native American History
(Fall 2017)

Krug Hall 242

Section Information for Fall 2017

This course is designed to introduce students to the histories of Indigenous peoples in what became known as North America from the period before encounter, through the creation of the United States, and into the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries.  We will focus on the diversity of experiences that different communities and individuals had throughout this period (as well as in the diversity among the peoples who have become known as “Indian” and those who have become known as “Americans”).  Indigenous history is an exciting and dynamic field.  In addition to examining historical events and developments, this course will also introduce students to the scholarly field by focusing attention on foundational questions and ideas as well as some of the newest and most interesting debates.  Finally, we will be playing an historical role-playing game called "Reacting to the Past: Red Clay, 1835."

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest. Notes: Topics announced in advance. May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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