2019 Student Conference
The Armenian Genocide: A Just Resolution
As 2019 marks the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, we invite Ontario Social and World Studies and Humanities teachers to participate in the Corning Centre’s Grade 11 and 12 student conference on Wednesday April 24, 2019.
The conference is free to attend and includes a complementary lunch. Travel stipends are also available (see below). Spaces are limited.
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2019
Location: Armenian Youth Centre, 50 Hallcrown Place, North York, ON M2J 1P6
Travel Stipend: We will be providing travel stipends to schools arriving by school bus on a first-come-first-served basis, up to the following maximums. There are limited funds available.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Jermaine McCalpin, New Jersey City University
9:00am–9:30am: Arrival and registration
9:30am–10:30am: Film presentation and keynote address by Prof. Jermaine McCalpin
10:30am–11:30am: Workshops with OCT (Ontario Certified Teacher) Corning Centre representatives. Workshops will be structured around historical thinking concepts and will focus on the following:
12:00pm–12:45pm: Reconvene in a larger group for sharing workshop results and concluding remarks
12:45pm–1:15pm: Group visit to the Armenian Genocide monument