Morristown, N.J. (April 27, 2016) – The College of Saint Elizabeth Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education is offering a free program on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, titled, "From the Armenian Genocide the Holocaust: Remembering for the Future". The program will be held in the Annunciation Center on campus from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. The program is free, but registration is required.
Included in the program are two esteemed speakers and experts on the Armenian Genocide, Professor Michael Berenbaum from American Jewish University and Professor Richard Hovannisian from University of California at Los Angeles. A screening of the award-winning film about the Armenian Genocide, 1915 – The Movie, and a question and answer period with the writer/director Garin Hovannisian will follow.
Authentic food, music, and poetry will be available. Teachers who register and attend will receive a certificate for professional development hours and curriculum materials. Additional, optional, opportunities will be provided for attendees to participate in a summer institute on June 28 and 29 to train in curriculum development on genocide.
This program is supported by a grant from the Dadourian Foundation and is co-sponsored by the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education.