Precious Knowledge: Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Thu, November 10, 2011 • 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM • Room 4.112, University Teaching Center (UTC), The University of Texas at Austin
Precious Knowledge is a documentary about the current struggle to save ethnic studies in Arizona. A panel discussion will follow the screening and will feature the following participants: Sean Arce, founder and director of the Ethnic Studies Program in the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD); Crystal Terriquez, 2009 graduate of the Ethnic Studies Program in the Tucson Unified School District; Dr. Angela Valenzuela, Associate Vice President, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (UT Austin) and author of Subtractive Schooling: US Mexican Youth and the Politics of Caring and Dr. Luis Urrieta, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction (UT Austin), and author of Working from Within: Chicana and Chicano Activist Educators in Whitestream Schools.
This screening and discussion is being hosted by La Colectiva Femenil and Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlán (MEChA) at The University of Texas at Austin.
Co-sponsored by the Nettlie Lee Benson Latin American Collection; the Center for Mexican American Studies; the Center for Women's and Gender Studies; the Cultural Studies in Education Program (Department of Curriculum and Instruction); the Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies; the Gender and Sexuality Center; the Latino Leadership Council; the Texas Union Events Co-Sponsorship Committee; and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement.