32nd Annual Holocaust & Genocide Lecture Series, Spring 2015

Lecture Series Poster 2015A Century of Genocide

Spring 2015 Schedule

January 20 - May 5, 2014
Tuesdays from 4:00PM-5:50PM in
Warren Auditorium (Ives Hall 101)

SSU Students

POLS 307, Perspectives on the Holocaust and Genocide counts as upper-division General Education credit under GE category D5.

Lecture Series Coordinator

Professor Diane Parness

Sponsors

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.

Parking

A daily parking permit ($5.00) is required 24hrs. Daily permits are not valid in reserve lots. Some permit machines accept quarters only.

Video Archives

Many of our lectures are archived on the Holocaust Lecture Series playlist on YouTube. Some lectures are archived on SSU's streaming video server.

Spring 2015 Schedule Of Lectures

January 20: WEIMAR: CRADLE OF CATASTROPHE
Professor Diane L. Parness, Ph.D., Sonoma State University

January 27: BREAKING THE SILENCE: A HOLOCAUST CHILDHOOD
Paul A. Schwarzbart

February 3: THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
Professor Sergio La Porta, Ph.D., CSU Fresno Armenian Studies Program

February 10: ARMENIAN GENOCIDE EDUCATION THROUGH FILM
Bared Maronian, Award Winning Filmmaker

February 17: THE DAYMARE: SHOAH CHILDHOOD MEMORY & REMEMBRANCE
Professor Elaine Leeder, Ph.D., Sonoma State University
Armenian Genocide Memorial Lecture

February 24: RESISTING THE PERPETRATORS
Professor Christopher Browning, Ph.D., & Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Adele Zygielbaum Memorial Lecture

March 3: ORIGINS OF ANTI-SEMITISM IN EUROPE
Professor Barry Preisler, Ph.D., Sonoma State University

March 10: THE CONCEPT OF GENOCIDE
Professor Myrna Goodman, Ph.D., Sonoma State University

March 17: SPRING BREAK (campus closed)

March 24: BECOMING EVIL
Professor James Waller, Ph.D., Cohen Endowed Chair of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Keene State College
Robert L. Harris Memorial Lecture

March 31: CESAR CHAVEZ DAY (campus closed)

April 7: PORAJMOS: ORPHANS OF THE GENOCIDE: THE ROMANI GENOCIDE & ITS AFTERMATH
Professor Ana Bracic, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

April 14: RWANDA TWENTY YEARS AFTER GENOCIDE
Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana, Rwandan Ambassador to the United States

April 21: CLIMATE CHANGE, BORDER REGIONS, & THE GENOCIDE IMPULSE
Professor Alex Alvarez, Ph.D., Northern Arizona University

April 28: DARFUR, GENOCIDE, & THE ROLE OF U.S. FOREIGN POLICY IN THE 21st CENTURY
Professor Erik Solevad Nielsen, Ph.D., Sonoma State University

May 5: LESSONS LEARNED FROM A HOLOCAUST CHILDHOOD
Hans Angress