34th Annual Holocaust & Genocide Lecture Series, Spring 2017 TBA

Lecture Series Poster 2015Into the 21st Century: Genocide in our Time

Spring 2017 Schedule

January 24 - May 9, 2017
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.

Spring 2017 Schedule Of Lectures

January 24: THE HOLOCAUST IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
Professor Stephen Bittner, Ph.D., Sonoma State University

January 31: THE CONCEPT OF GENOCIDE
Professor Emerita Myrna Goodman, Ph. D., Sonoma State University

February 7: AMERICAN GENOCIDE
Professor Benjamin Madley, Ph.D., UCLA

February 14: THE LILLIAN JUDD STORY (FILM)
Dennis Judd, Holocaust Descendant

February 21: THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
Professor Sergio La Porta, Ph.D., CSU Fresno, Armenian Studies Program
Underwritten by the Armenian Genocide Memorial Fund

February 28: WOMEN OF 1915 (FILM, BAY AREA PREMIERE)
Bared Maronian, filmmaker
Armenian Genocide Memorial Lecture

March 7: A SURVIVOR'S STORY
Hans Angress, Holocaust Survivor
First Annual Sylvia G. Sucher Memorial Lecture

March 14: SPRING BREAK (campus closed)

March 21: THE STORY OF STOLPPERNOCIDE
Professor Carol Rittner, RSM, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Holocaust & Genocide Studies
and the Dr. Marsha Raticoff Grossman, Professor of Holocaust Studies, Stockton University

March 28: GENERATIONS OF MEMORY: VIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, MEMORY
AND TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IN ARGENTINA
Professor Kerry Whigham, New York University

April 4: BECOMING EVIL
Professor James Waller, Ph.D., Cohen Endowed Chair of Holcaust and Genocide Studies, Keene State College

April 11: PERSPECTIVES ON INTERNATIONAL WAR CRIMES
Professor Eric Williams, Ph.D., Sonoma State Univerisity

April 18: THE BOSNIAN GENOCIDE - PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
Irfan Mirza, Voices of the Bosnian Genocide

Professor Alex Avarez, Ph.D., Northern Arizona University
Underwritten by Lillian and Dennis Judd

April 25: A SURVIVOR'S STORY
Hans Angress

May 2: HITLER'S FURIES: GERMAN WOMEN IN THE NAZI KILLING FIELDS
Professor Wendy Lower, Ph.D., John K. Roth, Professor of History, Claremont McKenna College
Underwritten by Pearl and David Furman in memory of Ruth Mruvka and Gussie and Edward Furman

May 9: A SURVIVOR'S STORY
Hans Angress