Week 5: Colonialism

Learning about colonialism helps us put the present in perspective. We question the lasting impacts of exploitation and plunder for BOTH sides of the equation. Exploring the economic boosts that the USA and Europe used to bolster their economies helps put the idea of “international debt” into perspective.

These materials are designed for small group work with 1 hour of real-time conversation. Folks do individual reading, watching and writing before having a conversation with their group.

These materials are meant to be used individually: to watch, read and write, ideally 24 hours before the group conversation begins.

wk 5 prep- colonialism.docx

This is a guideline for the 1-hour group conversation. It gives folks questions to discuss together, problems to solve, and an idea of how much time to devote to each part.

wk 5 conversation - colonialism.docx