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The annual holocaust and genocide lecture series begins this month with a talk on Armenian genocide. This year’s series marks the 30th year SSU has hosted the talks. The theme is “Seeds of Remembrance.”

The series runs through May 7 and all talks will be held in from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in Warren Auditorium (Ives 101).

The following is a schedule provided by SSU:

Feb. 12 - “The Armenian Genocide,” with Dr. Sergio LaPorta, CSU Fresno.

Feb. 19 - “Bosnia and Herzegovina: Transitioning from Genocide to Justice,” with Leijla Marvis of Global Majority.

Feb. 26 - “Genocide in Sudan” with Hamdan Gouumaa, Global Majority.

March 5 - “The Aftermath to Genocide in Rwanda” with Mathilde Mukantabana, M.A. and M.S.W., Cosumnes Community College, and President, Friends of Rwanda Association. (FORA) and Simon Mudahogora, Rwandan Survivor.

March 12 - “Fighting Genocide and Mass Atrocities: Empowering Hands-On Action” with Mina Rush, Director of Outreach, Jewish World Watch.

March 26 - “We Exist! Descendents of the Cambodian Genocide Speak Out” with Lucia Roncalli, M.D. and Sonoma County second generation Cambodian survivors.

April 2 - “Becoming Evil” with James Waller, Ph.D., Cohen Endowed Chair of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Keene State College.

April 9 - “The Texture of Memory: Holocaust Memorials and Meaning,” with James E. Young, Ph.D., Professor of English and Judaic Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

April 16 - “Lessons Learned From a Holocaust Childhood” with Hans Angress.

April 23 - “Remembering Jan Karski: A Holocaust Hero,” with journalist and historian E. Thomas Wood.

April 30 - “Perspectives on War Crimes,” with SSU Professor Eric Williams.

May 7 - “Genocide Beneath Our Feet” with Brenda Flyswithhawks, Ph.D., Santa Rosa Junior College. 

 A $5 daily parking permit is required at all times on all days.  

Go to http://www.sonoma.edu/holocaust/ for more details.

 

 

 

 

 

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