THE RICHARD STOCKTON COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY

Office of Public Relations

Pomona, NJ  08240

 

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Hosts Free Seminar on the Armenian Genocide

 

Workshop Will Assist Teachers Incorporate the Holocaust and Genocide Education Mandate into Their Classrooms

 

For Immediate Release  

Wednesday, April 5, 2005

 

Contact:  Tim Kelly

                  Dottie Munro

                  Stockton Public Relations

                  (609) 652-4950

 

Galloway Twp., NJ – The public is invited to attend a free seminar and workshop on the Armenian Genocide on Thursday, April 7, 2005 from 4:00 p.m. through 6:00 p.m. in Stockton’s Holocaust Resource Center located on the second floor of the library.

 

Attendees should arrive by 3:45 p.m. to register for the event.  Resource materials will be provided at no cost and 2.0 Professional Development Hours can be earned.

 

The Armenian Genocide occurred during World War I, between the years of 1915 and 1923.  It is estimated that one and one half million Armenians perished during this eight year period.

 

Presenters for this event will include Dr. Marcia Littell, professor and founding Director of the Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies program, Dr. Mary Johnson, Senior Program Associate and instructor at Stockton, and Yeva Kirakosian of the Yerevan University in Armenia.  For further information about this workshop, call Dr. Marcia Littell at 609-652-4418, or the Holocaust Resource Center at 609-652-4699.