Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction to Ethics 101: Eugenics & Sterilization

    • Syllabus

    • Conversation: Establishing Langauge Parameters

    • What is the Situation: "History of Eugenics Revisited" article by E Dyck

    • What is the Situation in Canada: "Surviving Eugenics" Video Trailer

  • 2

    Module 2: Around the World: Nazi Occupied Europe

    • "The Nazi Physicians as Leaders in Eugenics and 'Euthanasia': Lessons for Today" article by Grodin et al

    • "Action T4: A Doctor Under Nazism (WWII Documentary HD)"

    • “Caring Corrupted - The Killing Nurses of The Third Reich"

    • "In the Abyss of Death" article by T Nasierowski

    • Module 2 Assessment: Reflection Piece

  • 3

    Module 3: Around the World: United States of America

    • "The Jeremiah Metzger Lecture: A Brief History of Eugenics in America: Implications for Medicine in the 21st Century" article by A Spiegel

    • "Sterilization and Its Possible Accomplishments" New England Medical Journal, 1934

    • "'Difference' vs. 'Disease': A Question of Eugenics?" video by Jill Rosenbaum

    • Legal Cases to Know: Buck v Bell

    • Legal Cases to Know: Skinner v Oklahoma

    • Module 3 Assessment: Quiz

  • 4

    Module 4: Around the World: Xinjiang, China

    • "China Cuts U[y]ghur Births with IUDs, Abortion, Sterilization" article by The Associated Press

    • "Surviving China's U[y]ghur Camps" Video News Report by France24

    • "China's Forced Sterilization of Uyghur Women Violates Clear International Law" article by L Reinsberg (Part 1)

    • "U.S. and Multilateral Policy Options to Address Abuses Against Uyghurs in Xinjiang" article by C O'Steen (Part 2)

    • Module 4 Assessment: Quiz

  • 5

    Module 5: Home Again: Canada

    • Introduction to Eugenics Archive - Canada: Interactive Map

    • Eugenics Archive - Interactive Map

    • "The Coercive Sterilization of Aboriginal Women in Canada" article by K Stote

    • Module 5 Assessment: Reflection Piece

  • 6

    Module 6: Further Reading & Bibliography

    • Further Reading: Recommended Books & Resources

    • Ethics 101: Eugenics & Sterilization Bibliography

  • 7

    Course Survey & Certificate

    • Ethics 101: Eugenics & Sterilization Course Survey