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NATIVEAM 14: Indigenous Peoples in Film and Visual Media: Reframing Narratives of Race, Gender and Personhood

This class explores the multiple valences of Indigenous Peoples within the genre of visual media and film with articular attention to race and gender as reflective and reflexive categories. Using the lenses of, anthropology, postcolonial, Indigenous and Gender Studies this course will examine the ways in which the imagery of indigenous peoples has been woven into Western narratives, appropriated as projections of Western masculinity and in more recent years reclaimed by indigenous filmmakers and documentarians. The format of the class will involve a "flipped classroom" pedagogy, weekly screenings and closely supervised student presentations on topics related to the course. Weekly screenings of films, lectures and discussions will require mandatory attendance at every class meeting and within working groups. Students will develop skills to identify visual media referents, related to contemporary and digital contexts while gaining appreciation for indigenous identity history and sovereignty weekly reflection papers are required. No previous film studies experience is necessary.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2
Instructors: Wilcox, M. (PI)

NATIVEAM 16: Native Americans in the 21st Century: Encounters, Identity, and Sovereignty in Contemporary America (ANTHRO 16, ARCHLGY 16)

What does it mean to be a Native American in the 21st century? Beyond traditional portrayals of military conquests, cultural collapse, and assimilation, the relationships between Native Americans and American society. Focus is on three themes leading to in-class moot court trials: colonial encounters and colonizing discourses; frontiers and boundaries; and sovereignty of self and nation. Topics include gender in native communities, American Indian law, readings by native authors, and Indians in film and popular culture.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-ED, WAY-SI

NATIVEAM 39: Long Live Our 4Bil. Year Old Mother: Black Feminist Praxis, Indigenous Resistance, Queer Possibility (AFRICAAM 39, CSRE 39, FEMGEN 39)

How can art facilitate a culture that values women, mothers, transfolks, caregivers, girls? How can black, indigenous, and people of color frameworks help us reckon with oppressive systems that threaten safety and survival for marginalized people and the lands that sustain us? How can these questions reveal the brilliant and inventive forms of survival that precede and transcend harmful systems toward a world of possibility? Each week, this course will call on artists, scholars, and organizers of color who clarify the urgency and interconnection of issues from patriarchal violence to environmental degradation; criminalization to legacies of settler colonialism. These same thinkers will also speak to the imaginative, everyday knowledge and creative healing practices that our forebears have used for millennia to give vision and rise to true transformation.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-ED

NATIVEAM 121: Discourse of the Colonized: Native American and Indigenous Voices (CSRE 121)

Using the assigned texts covering the protest movements in the 20th century to the texts written from the perspective of the colonized at the end of the 20th century, students will engage in discussions on decolonization. Students will be encouraged to critically explore issues of interest through two short papers and a 15-20 minute presentation on the topic of interest relating to decolonization for Native Americans in one longer paper. Approaching research from an Indigenous perspective will be encouraged throughout.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:EC-AmerCul

NATIVEAM 126: Mo'olelo Aloha Aina: Hawaiian Perspectives on Storytelling, Land, and Sovereignty

This course will introduce a wide variety of topics pertaining to the culture and history of the Hawaiian Islands and the aboriginal people of Hawai¿i (k¿naka maoli). Topics will range from Hawaiian perspectives on genealogies, Hawaiian conceptions of land governance, brief overview of Hawaiian Kingdom history, case studies of modern Hawaiian activism, and more. Students will be introduced to surface-level coverage of included topics through a variety of readings and interactive assignments.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2
Instructors: Wilcox, M. (PI)

NATIVEAM 161: Entrepreneurship for Social and Racial Equity (CSRE 161P)

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to business ownership with a focus on owning and operating businesses within diverse communities with an aim to create social impact for future generations as well as profitability and sustainability models. The course will introduce the beginning elements of creating a business (formation, product, business plan) as well as the additional overlay of social impact and cultural considerations. Types of financing as well as effective pitching will also be covered. Course materials will include instructor presentations, case studies, homework assignments, outside hours at campus ¿labs¿, creation of students¿ own business concept plan and guest lectures from successful entrepreneurs working within Silicon Valley and diverse communities. Resources (financing sources, accelerators and incubators), case studies, role models and guest lecturers will be an integral part of this course which can lead to internship opportunities (the latter via application).
Terms: Spr | Units: 3

NATIVEAM 200R: Directed Research

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit

NATIVEAM 200W: Directed Reading

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit
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