Spring 2024 courses for the RIDGS graduate minor

Find detailed course information at classinfo.umn.edu.

These Fall 2023 courses are eligible for RIDGS graduate minor fulfillment. Students must consult with DGS or GPC in order to make a GPAS exception.

Proseminar requirement (3 cr)

  • AFRO 8202: Seminar: Intellectual History of Race. Instructor, Rose Brewer, meets W 1:00-3:15pm.
  • AMIN 8301: Critical Indigenous Theory. Instructor: Melanie Yazzie, meets Th 1:25-3:20pm
  • AMST 8202: Theoretical Foundations and Current Practice in American Studies. Instructor: David Karjanen, meets W 10:25am-12:35pm

Interdisciplinary methodologies requirement (3 cr)

  • ANTH 8002: Ethnography: Contemporary Theory and Practice. Instructor: Karen Ho, meets W 2:30-5:00pm.
  • ANTH 8510: Topics in Archaeology - Decolonizing Archives. Instructor: Kat Hayes, meets T 2:30-5:00pm.
  • GEOG 8980: Topics: Geography - Feminist Geographies: Theories, Methods and Praxis. Instructor: Madelaine Cahuas, meets T 2:30- 5:00pm

Electives (6 cr total needed; courses listed are 3 cr unless otherwise noted)

  • AFRO/ANTH 5016: Africa & African Diaspora Archaeology. Instructor: Bula Wayessa, meets T & Th 11:15am-12:30pm
  • AFRO 8802: Africa & the Rise of the East. Instructor: Njeri Githire, Online
  • AMIN/AMST/CHIC 5412: Comparative Indigenous Feminisms. Instructor: Gabriela Spears-Rico, meets T 3:00-5:30pm
  • AMIN/HIST 5890: Readings in American Indian and Indigenous History. Instructor: Nick Estes, meets M 3:35-5:30pm.
  • AMST 8920: Topics in American Studies - Marx From the Margins. Instructor: Aaron Alvarado, meets W 3:35 - 5:30pm
  • GWSS 8107: Feminist Pedagogies. Instructor, Kari Smalkoski, meets M 2:30-5:00pm.
    note - must be GWSS grad student or have instructor approval
  • ANTH 5002: Epidemics in Human Evolution. Instructor: Maria Nieves Colon, meets T & Th 3:45-5:00pm.
  • ARTH 5950: Curating Disability Justice. Instructor: Jessica Cooley, meets F 1:00 - 3:30pm
  • HIST 5891: American Indian and Indigenous Studies Workshop. Instructor: Jean O'Brien, meets F 3:30-5:30pm.
  • HIST 5910: Topics in U.S. History - Indigenous Histories: North America and Hawaii. Instructor: David Aiona Chang, meets T 1:25-3:20.
  • HIST 8645: American Legal History. Instructor: Susanna Blumenthal, meets W & Th 10:10-11:35am.
  • HIST 8910: Topics in U.S. History - Race and Class in the United States. Instructor: William Jones, meets W 3:30-5:30pm.
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