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The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) promotes academic research, education and public awareness on the Shoah, other genocides and current forms of mass violence. CHGS relies on your generous support to help us maintain and fulfill our mission.
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Featuring Artist Felix de la Concha's
"Portraits and Conversations with Survivors of the Shoah"
A multi-media art project that delves into the act of bearing witness
5:00p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Weisman Art Museum
Monday, January 26, 2015
The Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies and its campus and community partners invite you to a special evening of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
The Armenian Genocide: Disrupted History, Fractured Identities
Global Studies 5900-Sec. 003
Bi-weekly: Thursday's 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
1 credit advanced seminar
Dr. Artyom H. Tonoyan, Baylor University
The course will explore the socio-historical dimensions of the Armenian Genocide and the contemporary effects of its denial on Armenian and Turkish societies. Particular emphasis will be placed on the rise of Turkish nationalism, the structure of the Armenian Genocide, particularly its social and ideological components, and the efforts to deal with the fallout of the extermination of the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.