30th Annual Holocaust and Genocide Lecture Series Plants "Seeds of Remembrance" at SSU

Sonoma State's Holocaust and Genocide Lecture series celebrates 30 years with "Seeds of Remembrance" as its theme. Since its inception, the Holocaust Lecture Series has attracted distinguished speakers from throughout the world, representing disciplines that range from history to philosophy to biology to political science as well as many others.

This series runs through May 7 in the Warren Auditorium (Ives 101), Tuesdays from 4-5:40 p.m.

Lectures in the series include:

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 24/7.

Visit http://www.sonoma.edu/holocaust/ for more details.

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