A screening of the feature film Denial, a panel discussion with Armenian Genocide experts and a talk by a champion of human rights make up the fall events series offered by Chapman University’s Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education.
The series “History, Memory, Justice” opens in Memorial Hall on Monday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. with the screening of Denial, the 2016 drama based on Deborah Lipstadt’s riveting memoir History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier.
Lipstadt, a professor of modern Jewish history and Holocaust studies at Emory University, will present the John and Toby Martz Distinguished Lecture in Holocaust Studies on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Fish Interfaith Center. A book signing will follow the lecture.
Other events in the series include:
- Knowledge Without Action: The Case of Germany During the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire, a panel discussion, Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m., Fish Interfaith Center.
- My Journey from Rwanda to Humanitarian Work Today, a talk by the Honorable retired Lt.-Gen Roméo Dallaire, Monday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m., Memorial Hall.
- An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht, featuring Holocaust survivors and Kristallnacht witnesses Engelina Billauer and Idele Stapholtz, Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m., Fish Interfaith Center.
Admission to all programs is free. For more information, please call 714-628-7377 or visit chapman.edu/holocausteducation.