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Spring 2015 Courses in American Indian & Indigenous Studies

  • AMST 203 Approaches to American Indian Studies
    Prof. Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote, TR 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • AMST/HIST 234 Native American Tribal Studies: Lumbee History
    Prof. Malinda Maynor Lowery T 3:30-6:20 p.m.
  • AMST 290.001 Indigenous Performance and Representation
    Prof. Angeline Shaka MW 4:40-5:55 p.m.
    Counts as AIIS major concentration or minor elective with petition
  • AMST 339 The Long 1960s in Native America
    Prof. Daniel M. Cobb TR 9:30-10:45 a.m.
  • AMST 340 American Indian Art and Material Culture
    Prof. Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote TR 12:30-1:45 p.m.
  • AMST 498 Indian Law and Policy
    Prof. Keith Richotte MW 3:35-4:50 p.m.
  • AMST /HIST 878 Readings in Native American History
    Prof Daniel M. Cobb T 1:25-4:15 p.m.
  • ANTH 206 American Indian Societies
    Prof. Valerie Lambert MWF 12:20-1:10 p.m
  • ANTH 250 Archaeology of North America
    Prof. Vin Steponaitis MWF 10:10-11:00 a.m.
  • ANTH 898 Decolonizing Methodologies
    Prof. Jean Dennison M 11:00 a.m.-1:50 p.m.
  • LING 561 Native Languages of the Americas
    Prof. David Mora Marin MWF 2:30-3:20 p.m.
    Counts as AIIS major concentration or minor elective with petition
  • SPAN 348 Mesoamerica Through its Literature
    Prof. Emilio del Valle Escalante TR 12:30 -1:45 p.m.
    Counts as AIIS major concentration or minor elective with petition
  • SPAN 625 Indigenous Literatures and Cultures of the Americas
    Prof. Emilio del Valle Escalante TR 2:00 -3:15 p.m.
    Counts as AIIS major concentration or minor elective with petition

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Native Leaders Symposium

Visiting Panelists left to right, front row: Karrene Wood, Julie Reed, Karla Martin; back row: Ronny Bell, Bill Harris, Jeff Corntassel, Kerry Bird.

Join the Circle: American Indian Recruitment Event March 21st and 22nd, 2013

The Graduate School, First Nations Graduate Circle, and the American Indian Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be hosting a recruitment weekend for prospective American Indian graduate students on Thursday March 21st and Friday, March 22nd, 2013. This a great time for undergraduate students (juniors and seniors) and others interested in advanced study at Carolina to find out more about graduate education.

Highlights include:

  • Opportunities to meet one-on-one with professors in your field of interest
  • Information on applying to UNC Chapel Hill from UNC professors
  • “A Day in the Life of a Carolina Graduate Student” with American Indian graduate students
  • Sequoyah Distinguished Alumni Dinner, Lecture, & Reception on March 21
  • Tours of campus and the Chapel Hill area
  • Information on taking the GRE and funding for graduate students
  • Networking with UNC faculty and staff (including Native faculty and staff)

Registration for the recruitment event is now open! Please see our website for more information on the program, including online registration, financial assistance application, and a schedule of events:

Early registration is recommended, especially if financial assistance will be requested since resources are limited and will be provided in the order received. The registration deadline for funding assistance is Feb. 8th; the registration deadline without funding assistance is March 8th.

Would you please post the enclosed flyers and extend our invitation to members of your organization and community?  If you would like more information or your organization would like to help sponsor this event, please contact Sandra Hoeflich, Associate Dean, The Graduate School, at email or (919) 962-6323.

We look forward to welcoming your students to our campus!





Sandra Hoeflich, Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Education, Fellowships and Communication

The Graduate School


Brooke Bauer, Elizabeth Ellis

First Nations Graduate Circle Co-Presidents


Amy Locklear Hertel

American Indian Center Director


Sponsored collaboratively by Carolina graduate and American Indian programs. Please see our website.


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