ACADEMICS

Genocide Awareness and Witness Event

December 04, 2018 9:30 AM1:00 PM
Hudson Hall Glass Lounge

Event details for Genocide awareness event

Students from Honors Genocide in Literature and Art share knowledge and insights from a semester of study and to bear witness to this important global issue. FYE: A College Connection event.

Hudson Hall Glass Lounge

9:30: Opening Welcome - Father Gregoire Fluet
Opening Song - Sister Peggy Murphy

9:30-1:00: Poster Session by Honors students:

  • The Psychology of Genocide by Nick Tucker
  • 1930s Germany by Fernando Aguilar and Aleah Walsh
  • Charismatic Leaders of Genocide by Jess Darrin
  • Rwanda by Christina Mistretta and Katie Hertlein
  • Mengele’s Experiments by Rosemarie Budwa
  • Forced Sterilization by Annalise Hansen

10-10:30: Performance Art
Students perform and/or showcase their creative responses to genocide
 
11-11:45: Skype with Laetitia Umubyeyi
Laetitia Umubyeyi  is a survivor of the Genocide against Tutsi who will share her testimony, and Yvette Rugasaguhunga, a Survivor of the Genocide against Tutsi and 2nd Counselor at the Embassy of Rwanda in Senegal who will contribute to the Q&A session.
 
12-12:30: Performance Art
Students perform and/or showcase their creative responses to genocide

Hudson Hall Lobby: 9:30-1:00

Fundraising
Tristan Earle and Lorraine Oswald
 
Information on Genocides
Raiya Isaac, Sarah Quade, Christopher Blackwell, Meredith Murphy
 
Saint John’s Bible Depictions of Genocide
Derek Sanderson, Time TBA
 
Food
Michaela Fader, Cassandra Lanza, Melanie Urena, Allie Smith
 
Advertising by Will Dean and Allen Wong
 
Contact: Jane M. Gangi, PhD at jane.gangi@msmc.edu or 845 569 3529