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Schooling the World: The White Man’s Last Burden

Posing a challenge to the assumption that the western model of education improves lives wherever it is, this controversial film gives insight to the effects of western education as a panacea for world issues.

When: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 6 p.m.

Where: MultiCultural Ctr., Channel Islands Rd., UCSB, CA

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Film Screening

Description:

"With a rare, philosophical sense for the truth, the documentary reflects on the alienating impact of schooling not just on children but also on adults in indigenous contexts such as Ladakh." Dr. Nosheen Ali, UC Berkeley. Carol Black, 66 min., English, USA and India, 2010. Co-sponsored by the Education Abroad Program – UC Santa Barbara

Event posted May 7, 2013
Last updated May 7, 2013

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