current Fall 2018 Events
- November 13 – LGBTQ Awareness Day – 11 am – 2:30 pm A-104
- 11:00 – 12:15 Chris Mosier – Transgender keynote speaker, a Hall of Fame triathlete.
- 12:30 -1:30 pm Bergen PRIDE panel moderated by Jennifer Long, a transgender retired sergeant major.
- November 27 – Genocides in Cambodia – Genocide speaker series – Yale Professor, Dr. Ben Kiernan, will speak via Skype – 11:30 am – 1 pm – 5th floor Meadowlands
- December 6 – Understanding the Bosnian Genocide – Dr. Marko Hoare will join us over Skype, 11:30 am – 1 pm – 5th floor, Meadowlands Campus
Spring 2019 –
Holocaust Studies Series
- Tuesday, January 29, 12:30-1:30pm – Opening of the Exhibit: POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews Present ‘They Risked Their Lives: Poles Who Saved Jews During the Holocaust” to commemorate International Holocaust Day
- Tuesday, February 19, 1:45-3:00pm A-104 – “Karski & Lords of Humanity” by Sławomir Grünberg: a documentary film screening introduced by the director, followed by Q&A
- Tuesday, February 26, 12:30-1:30pm – “Resistance of the Heart” — an Elysium Between Two Continents presentation of the Rosenstrasse Protest on February 27, 1943, Berlin
prior FALL 2018 Events – October 2018
- October 18 – Kinderblock 66 – 7 pm Ciccone Theater.
Documentary of 1000 boys who were survivors of Buchenwald concentration camp. Producer Steve Moskovic
- October 23 – At the Foot of Ararat: Armenian Folk Dance– flyer
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. TEC-128
Traditional village dances of ancient Armenian culture. Susan Lind-Sinanian, Textile Curator at the Armenian Museum of America in Watertown, MA will introduce and teach line dances that she has collected over the last forty years from immigrants and survivors of a lost generation from western Armenia.
- October 30 – Holocaust Survivor Trudy Album shares her story…..10:30 am – 12pm – Paramus Campus – TEC-128
Trudy Album was born in 1929 in Czechoslovakia. When the Nazis invaded, her family was sent to a ghetto, then to several concentration camps. Trudy arrived in the women’s section of Birkenau, a sub-camp of Auschwitz, before her 15th birthday. Her mother and three younger siblings had already been gassed to death.Trudy has been engaged with the Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education for several decades. Though it is difficult to share her painful experiences, Trudy is committed to ensuring that the memory, lessons, and legacies of the Holocaust are carried on.