Courses

Our courses explore Native American ways of living, understanding the world, and organizing their societies; they also examine the impact of invasion and colonization on Indian America, and the intersection of Indian and European histories and systems of knowledge. To view a full list of the courses for 2018-2019, click here.

 

Course Details

For brief descriptions of courses and scheduled instructors, please consult the official Dartmouth Course Descriptions and Requirements published by the Office of the Registrar.  For detailed information about the terms and times that courses will be offered, the most reliable source is the Timetables page on the Registrar's site.

Fall 2018

  • NAS 08: Perspectives in Native American Studies — Palmer (10)
  • NAS 10: Peoples and Cultures of Native North America—Perley (11)
  • NAS 13: Feast and Forest: *One weekend overnight trip to tribal community,(required) Other, field lab, M 3:30-6:25 p.m./classroom Th 4:30-6:20 p.m.—Reo (3A)
  • NAS 14: The Invasion of America: American Indian History pre-contact to 1830 (HIST 14) — Calloway (11)
  • NAS 18: Native Peoples in a Changing Global Environment (ENVS 18) — Reo (2A)
  • NAS 25: Indian Country Today — Duthu (10A)
  • NAS 42: Gender Topics in Native American Life (WGSS 40) — Palmer (2)
  • NAS 56: indigenous Borderlands (Hist 38.04)—Crandall (12)
  • NAS 85,86,87: Independent Study, Research, Honors (permission required) Chair (Arrange)

Winter 2019

  • NAS 11: Ancient Native Americans (ANTH 11) — Nichols (12)
  • NAS 16: 20th-Century Native American History (HIST 39) — Crandall (12)
  • NAS 22: Native American Lives—Palmer (2)
  • NAS 30.10: Language, Landscape and Identity (ANTH 12.12)—Perley (TBD)
  • NAS 34: Native American Oral Traditional Literatures (ENGL 55) — Palmer (10)
  • NAS 36: Indigenous Nationalism: Native Rights and Sovereignty (GOVT 60.05) — Turner (10A)
  • NAS 41: Native American Literature and the Law — Duthu (10A)
  • NAS 48: Indians and European Political Thought: 1492-1832 (GOVT 60.09) — Turner (2A)
  • NAS 51: Pan-Indianism in American History (Hist. 38.03)—Crandall (11)
  • NAS 81.03: Pen and Ink Witchcraft: Native American History in Treaties (Hist. 96.5)—Calloway (2A)
  • NAS 85,86,87: Independent Study, Research, Honors (permission required) Chair (Arrange)

Spring 2019

  • NAS 07: First Year Seminar—Crandall (9L)
  • NAS 08: Perspective in Native American Studies — Palmer (12)
  • NAS 15: American Indians and American Expansion, 1800 to 1924 (Identical to HIST 15) — Calloway (11)
  • NAS 32: Indian Killers: Murder and Mystery in Native American Literature and Film (ENGL 53.20) — Taylor (10)
  • NAS 35: Native American Literature (ENGL 32) — Taylor (11)
  • NAS 50: Native Americans and the Law (GOVT 69) — Duthu (10A)
  • NAS 80.01: Advanced Seminar — Bear ClanTexts: Reading the Lines Between Animal and Human — Palmer (10A)
  • NAS 81.02: Senior Seminar — American Indian Intellectuals — Turner (2A)
  • NAS 85,86,87: Independent Study, Research, Honors (permission required) Chair (Arrange)