THIS EVENT IS IN THE PAST!
Symposium On Genocides, Past & Present
Above: Exterior image of San Diego State's GMCS building.
The Symposium on Genocides, Past and Present, which will take place in GMCS (Geology, Mathematics, Computer Science) 333, will be the featured event during a weeklong series of events focusing on moral courage. Lecturers will address the Holocaust, and the Armenian and African genocides.
1:00 p.m.-On the Holocaust Edwin Black, author of "The War Against the Weak" will discuss the Holocaust and his analysis of connections between the pseudoscience of the Nazis and the American eugenics movement.
2:15 p.m.- On the Armenian Genocide Richard G. Hovannisian, professor of Armenian and Near Eastern History at UCLA will discuss the Armenian genocide.
3:30p.m.- On the African Genocide Rose Mapendo, a global activist for peace, will discuss the war on women and children in Africa.
4:30 p.m.-Reflections and Reactions Leora Kahn, Fellow at the Center for Genocide Studies at Yale University and Dr. Stephen Smith, Director of the Shoah Foundation at the University of Southern California will lead a discussion of the reactions and reflections.
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