Sara Corning Honoured in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

The Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education was honoured to participate in a series of events that commemorated the life of its namesake nurse, teacher, and humanitarian. The events took place in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, between September 13 to 15, 2019, and were hosted by the Sara Corning Society. On September ...

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Presentation to Education Community in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

We are pleased to announce our participation in the Sara Corning Society‘s Commemoration Weekend September 13 to 15, 2019 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. See flyer below for full details of commemorative weekend honouring our Centre’s namesake. The Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education will be hosting a presentation on Saturday, September 14th at 9:00am ...

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Sara Corning Commemoration Events in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

We are pleased to announce our participation in the Sara Corning Society's Commemoration Weekend, September 13–15, 2019, in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. See the flyer below for the details of this weekend meant to commemorate our centre's namesake. The Corning Centre will be hosting a presentation on Saturday, September 14, at 9:00 ...

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Teachers Workshop 2019: Teaching the Armenian Genocide in Ontario Classrooms

On March 2, 2019, the Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education, in partnership with Facing History and Ourselves, organized a free teachers’ conference for Ontario educators called “Teaching the Armenian Genocide in Ontario Classrooms.” The workshop started with a session by Facing History and Ourselves facilitator Ben Gross, who discussed ...

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Exhibition: The Forty Days of Musa Dagh: Testament of the Resistance at the Heart of the Armenian Genocide

Exhibition: ''The Forty Days of Musa Dagh: Testament of the Resistance at the Heart of the Armenian Genocide'' Following three months of struggle and resistance against the Ottoman army, 4,500 Armenians from the villages of Musa Dagh (Turkey) were saved by the French. July 1, 2017, marks Canada’s 150th birthday and the ...

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Happy Canada Day From the Corning Centre

July 1, 2017, marks Canada’s 150th birthday and the 94th anniversary of the arrival of the first 46 Armenian genocide orphans at Georgetown, Ontario. A group of 50 were collected from the London, UK-based Armenian Refugees (Lord Mayor's) Fund Orphanage in Corfu, Greece, and traveled via Marseilles to Cherbourg, France. ...

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Armenian Genocide: A Just Resolution—Corning Centre Conference

July 1, 2017, marks Canada’s 150th birthday and the 94th anniversary of the arrival of the first 46 Armenian genocide orphans at Georgetown, Ontario. A group of 50 were collected from the London, UK-based Armenian Refugees (Lord Mayor's) Fund Orphanage in Corfu, Greece, and traveled via Marseilles to Cherbourg, France. Four were held back ...

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Capacity Attendance Expected and Henry C. Theriault Announced as Keynote Speaker at “Armenian Genocide: A Just Resolution”, Corning Centre’s 2017 Student Conference

The conference has already reached its capacity attendance with 230 students and 12 teachers registered from six Ontario schools and four school boards! We are still taking requests, since we may be able to accommodate more students. Please visit our registration page to submit your school information. The conference has already ...

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Corning Centre Introduces Women of 1915 at POM Special Screening

The Corning Centre had the honour of introducing Bared Maronian's inspiring and powerful documentary, Women of 1915 for the second time at Hamazkayin Toronto Pomegranate Film Festival Committee's special encore presentation in benefit of the A.R.S. Armenian School annual Telethon on Saturday, February 25. Corning Centre Founder and Chair Raffi ...

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New Publication—Understanding Atrocities: Remembering, Representing, and Teaching Genocide

We are excited to announce the publication of Understanding Atrocities: Remembering, Representing, and Teaching Genocide, edited by Scott W. Murray and published by the University of Calgary Press. The book includes a chapter by Corning Centre Founder and Chair Raffi Sarkissian. "Understanding Atrocities is a wide-ranging collection of essays bridging scholarly and community-based ...

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