A Hero Who Dares to Hope

October 11, 2017 by | Lectures and Events

No matter how hard I try, I can’t imagine the horror that Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire has seen.  In Samantha Power’s introduction to General Dallaire’s book, Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda, she writes that when she learned of Dallaire’s experiences in Rwanda, she recalled Moshe the Beadle in Elie

My Journey from Rwanda to Humanitarianism Today Lieutenant-General, the Honourable Roméo Dallaire (Ret'd)

September 18, 2017 by | Lectures and Events

October 16 | 7 PM Chapman Auditorium | Memorial Hall Co-sponsored by Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and the Department of Peace Studies Roméo Dallaire is a retired Canadian Senator, a retired Canadian Army Lieutenant-General, a devoted humanitarian, and an outspoken advocate and champion of human rights. During his distinguished military career,

Knowledge Without Action The Case of Germany during the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire

September 18, 2017 by | Lectures and Events

A Conversation between Professor David Crowe and Professor Richard Hovannisian. Moderated by Jennifer Keene. September 26 | 7PM Wallace All Faiths Chapel | Fish Interfaith Center The Armenian Genocide occurred under the cover of the Great War although evidence of what was occurring did not remain hidden. While the eyewitness accounts of genocide reported by

Remembering Curt Lowens, z”l

May 10, 2017 by | Holocaust Survivor

With great sadness, I share the news of the passing on Monday night of our dear friend Curt Lowens. For almost 15 years, Curt has been a vital part of our program, speaking in classes, at our annual Kristallnacht commemoration, at the awards ceremony for the Holocaust Art and Writing Contest, and on so many

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance April 20 | 7 PM | Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall

April 6, 2017 by | Lectures and Events

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance in Words, Music, Dance, and Film With a Special Tribute to Elie Wiesel LIGHTING OF CANDLES OF REMEMBRANCE MUSIC Daniel Alfred Wachs, Director of Orchestral Activities, Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, College of Performing Arts, Chapman University Iman Khosrowpour, Conductor, Symphony Orchestra and Violin Faculty, Irvine Valley College REFLECTIONS Rabbi Elie

An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for “Kristallnacht”

October 31, 2016 by | Lectures and Events

November 10 | 7:00 PM Wallace All Faiths Chapel | Fish Interfaith Center For the eighth year, Chapman University gathers as an interfaith community to commemorate Kristallnacht. We remember the violence and destruction that swept across Germany on November 9-10, 1939, and the terror, arrests, and deportations that followed. We also remember the courageous people