Holocaust and Genocide Studies

West Chester University

409 Main Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Call: (610) 436-2972
Email: jfriedman@wcupa.edu


Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Calendar of Events

Upcoming Coure Offerings

Semester Course Instructor
Summer I 2014 HIS 660 Field Studies Dr. Gaydosh
Fall 2014 HIS 543 Jews in Modern European History, R 7:15-10:00pm, Main 212  

Dr. Friedman

Fall 2014 HIS 548 Women and the Holocaust, M 5:50-8:35pm, SMB 208 Dr. Kirschenbaum
Fall 2014 PHI 512 Ethical Theories, M 4:25-7:10pm, Main 303

Dr. Woolfrey

Fall 2014 PHI 411 The Problem of War, W 4:25-7:10pm, Main 213 Dr. Subar


Holocaust and Genocide Courses

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Future Holocaust and Genocide Studies Events

Events for 2014-2015

  • September 10, 2014

    Lecture by Dr. Robert Miller, Associate Professor of Bible at Catholic University, on recent trends in ancient Israelite archaeology, Main Hall 168, 7:30 pm

  • October 22, 2014

    Film Screening, The Last Days, on the Holocaust in Hungary, Main Hall 168, 7:30 pm

  • November 12, 2014

    Lecture by Dr. Ingrid Bianca Byerly, Senior Lecturing Fellow in Anthropology at Duke University, on music and social protest, Main Hall 168, 7:30 pm

  • March 26, 2015

    Lecture by Dr. Jonathan Friedman, Director of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at West Chester University, on Jon Anderson's Chagall Project, Sykes 010A, 7:30 pm

  • April 15, 2015

    Holocaust Remembrance Day Program, with speakers from the organization, Seeds of Peace, Sykes 005, 7:00 pm

  • July 2015

    Field Studies to Armenia and Turkey. Graduate and undergraduate students will have the opportunity to learn about the Armenian genocide and to participate in the International Conference of Genocide Scholars in Yerevan, Armenia. Contact Dr. Brenda Gaydosh for information, bgaydosh@wcupa.edu.

  • August 2015

    Field Studies to Los Angeles. Undergraduate students will have the opportunity to learn about the rich history of the gay and Jewish communities of Los Angeles, visiting numerous museums--including the ONE National Museum of Gay History and Culture, the Skirball Museum of Jewish History, the Simon Wiesenthal Museum of Tolerance, and the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. Contact Dr. Jonathan Friedman for information, jfriedman@wcupa.edu.