Tag: upcoming events
Conference at the University of Toronto—Genocide: Prevention to Justice
The Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education is proud to announce that it will be co-sponsoring an academic conference titled Genocide: Prevention to Justice, which is being held on the occasion of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide. The conference, organized by the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee of Canada and hosted by the Armenian Students’. . .
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SPEAK OUT: An Ontario Senior High School Contest
The Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education is proud to announce the official launch of Speak Out, an essay, creative writing and visual arts contest dedicated to the themes of genocide and human rights on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The contest will run until December 31, 2015 and is. . .
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Teacher Workshop—Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: 100 Years after the Armenian Genocide
April 24, 2015, will mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. As we commemorate this important date, please join us for a workshop that will prepare educators to bring this history into classrooms. We will be joined by, Marsha Skrypuch who will discuss the research and background of her newest novel, Dance of the Banished,. . .
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100 Years Later: Survival, Justice, Memory and the Armenian Genocide
Join the Department of Political Science, the Political Science Students’ Association, the Armenian Students’ Association, the Jewish Student Life and the Greek Students’ Association, for a very informative and interactive discussion featuring Raffi Sarkissian, founder and chair of the Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education.Sarkissian will discuss the challenges faced by Armenians in their pursuit. . .
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Presentation of Genocide Documentary ‘Watchers of the Sky’
Toronto’s annual Pomegranate Film Festival will kick off on Wednesday, November 5, with Oscar nominee Edet Belzberg’s Watchers of the Sky. It will be screened in the Armenian Youth Centre’s Hamazkayin Theatre at 7 PM. The film is a documentary on the history of genocide inspired by Samantha Power’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book A Problem from Hell: America in the. . .
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Upcoming Event: An Evening with Dr. James Waller, Author of ‘Becoming Evil’
An Evening with Dr. James Waller, Author of Becoming Evil Thursday, April 10, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m. Library Lecture Theatre (LIB72)Ryerson University350 Victoria StreetToronto, ON Please join us for an engaging lecture by social psychologist Dr. James Waller, who will discuss themes from his critically acclaimed book Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Killing (Oxford University. . .
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Founder and Chair Will Present at Genocide Education Conference
Raffi Sarkissian, founder and chair of the Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education, will be presenting on the benefits and challenges of genocide education at an international, multidisciplinary conference titled “Understanding Atrocities: Remembering, Representing and Teaching Genocide.” The February 19–21, 2014, event is organized by the faculty of arts, faculty of teaching and learning and office of the provost. . .
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Canadian Premiere of ‘Orphans of the Genocide’
The Canadian premiere of the Emmy Award-nominee documentary Orphans of the Genocide, directed by Bared Maronian, a four time regional Emmy Award winner, will take place during Toronto’s Pomegranate Film Festival at 3:00 PM on Sunday, November 10, 2013. The Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education will have the honour of introducing the documentary. The film’s description reads, “[This] Emmy-award nominee documentary. . .
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Giving Voice to the Voiceless: The Armenian Genocide
Raffi Sarkissian, Corning Centre founder and director, will be presenting at the 2013 Neuberger Holocaust Education Week. The event will take place on Tuesday, November 5, at 1:30 PM in Holy Trinity Armenian Church’s Magaros Artinian Hall (920 Progress Avenue, Toronto). The event is co-presented by the Institute for Global Citizenship and Equity and The School. . .
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New Exhibit to Celebrate 90 Years since Arrival of Georgetown Armenian Boys
The Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education will be presenting an exhibit titled 90 Years: Arrival of the Georgetown Armenian Boys, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the arrival of the Georgetown Armenian Boys to Canada. The exhibit will be on display at the annual Armenian Genocide commemoration in Toronto, set to take place on Sunday,. . .
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