Residential Schools - Enactment, Responses and Calls to Action
College: Emmanuel College
Instructor 1: Hamilton-Diabo, Jonathan
Course Code: 
EMT2151HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
9101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online – Synchronous
Description: 

This course will explore the impacts of Residential Schools in Canada and how they shaped the current realities for many Indigenous communities and people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit);the role of Christian Churchesin these schools; and the path(s) to relationship-building and €œreconciliation€,as offered in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Final Report. The goals of the course include:(1) introducing the ideology in developing residential schools and their relationship with colonization; (2) introducingthe resources available that address the TRC; and (3) reflecting on strategies that encourage stable and trusting relationships with Indigenous communities. The course will examine the Calls to Action (CTA) (58-61), specifically focusing on CTA 59 and 60. This course will meet the requirement for the Designated Elective: Coloniality and Power. A variety of methods will be usedto engage the course material: lectures, readings, film, guest lectures, and field tripsand/or participation in Indigenous community events (e.g. Indigenous Education Week at U of T). Evaluationwill be implemented through a research paper on the TRC, class participation, online discussion boardsand/or journalsand an annotated bibliography.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2021
Start Time: 
18:00
End Time: 
20:00
Hours per Week: 
2
Schedule: 
Wed
Crosslisted to (1): 
Historical
Minimum: 
6
Maximum: 
20
Additional Notes: 
Additional Evaluation: Annotated bibligraphy.
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Seminars
Readings
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Reflection Paper
Research Paper
Summative Paper
Other