McMaster University Precious Knowledge Documentary Discussion
Watch the brief video about the documentary “Precious Knowledge,” and listen to the short podcast about the follow up court ruling. Write about this situation, how it ties to concepts in our course, and your reaction. You might consider:
What positive impacts was the ethnic studies program having?
What was some of the content and processes in the curriculum?
What are the reasons given for discontinuing the program?
How can you problemetize these statements made against the ethnic studies curriculum, using course concepts, previous readings, and/or class discussions?
What is your response or reflection on this entire situation? How did you feel about what the students, teachers, and politicians said about the program?