Holocaust and Genocide Lecture Series

Spring 2016 Series Features Tales of Genocide Throughout History, Survivor Stories and More
January 22, 2016

The spring 2016 Holocaust and Genocide Lecture Series features cautionary tales of international genocide throughout history, survivor stories, and visiting lecturers from around the nation. Lectures are on Tuesdays, 4-6 p.m. in Warren Auditorium in Ives Hall at Sonoma State unless otherwise noted.

The Holocaust Lecture Series is sponsored by the Alliance for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide, the Paul V. Benko Holocaust Education Endowment, the Armenian Genocide Memorial Lecture Fund, the Adele Zygielbaum Endowment, the Thomas Family Foundation, the Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide, the Sonoma State Students' Instructionally Related Activities (IRA) Fund and the Jewish Community Federation (JCF) of San Francisco, the Peninsula,Marin and Sonoma Counties. Lectures are free to attend, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

Jan 26
Between Culture & Politics: Jewish Life in Interwar Europe
Prof. Nick Underwood, University of Colorado, Boulder

Feb 2
The Concept of Genocide
Prof. Myrna Goodman, Ph.D., Sonoma State University

Feb 9
Karski & The Lords of Humanity, Adele Zygielbaum Memorial Lecture
Slawomir Grunberg

Feb 16
The Armenian Genocide
Prof. Sergio LaPorta, Ph.D., CSU Fresno Armenian Studies Program

Feb 23
The Daymare--A Second Generation Story
Prof. Elaine Leeder, Ph. D., Sonoma State University

March 1
The Cambodian Genocide
Dr. Song Tan

March 8
Climate Change, Border Regions, & the Genocide Impulse
Prof. Alex Alvarez, Ph.D., Northern Arizona University

March 15
Spring Break

March 22
Gender & Genocide Robert Harris Memorial Lecture
Prof. Carol Rittner, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor Emerita of Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Dr. Marsha Raticoff Grossman Emerita Professor of Holocaust Studies, Stockton University

March 29
Generations of Memory: Violence, Activism, Memory, and Transitional Justice in Argentina
Prof. Kerry Whigham, New York University

April 5
Becoming Evil 
Prof. James Waller, Ph.D., Cohen Endowed Chair of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Keene State College

April 12
International Criminal Tribunals: Nuremberg & Beyond
Prof. Eric Williams, Ph.D., Sonoma State University

April 19
The Bosnian Genocide 
Irfan Mirza, Voices of Bosnia

April 26
A Survivor's Story 
Hans Angress

May 3
German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields 
Prof. Wendy Lower, Ph.D., John K. Roth Professor of History, Claremont McKenna College: Hitler's Furies

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