The Armenian Genocide and International Justice

7.18.16
The Armenian Genocide and International Justice
California-Southern

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The Armenian Genocide and International Justice

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Course Type:
Seminar
Event Fee:
$0.00
Registration Fee:
$30.00

Facing History and Ourselves and the Dominguez Hills International Studies Project present a seminar that examine the events leading up to the systematic murder of over one million Armenians in 1915, and the role of justice and judgment in the aftermath of such atrocity.

What is the responsibility of the international community when mass murder and genocide occurs? 2015 marked the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, but its legacy lives on. We will examine the events leading up to the systematic murder of over one million Armenians, and the role of justice and judgment in the aftermath of such atrocity.

Recommended for 8th-12th grade History/Social Studies, English Language Arts, Government, Human Rights Teachers. Thanks to the collaboration with the Dominguez Hills International Studies Project and generous funding from a donor, this seminar is offered to educators with no event fee. (Registration fee only)
 
In this seminar, you will:

  • Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills that align to the Common Core State Standards. Specifically, this seminar will support teachers with their ELL population by creating opportunities to develop literacy rich assignments
  • Explore topics in global education that help students become informed citizens such as: racism, prejudice, international justice, international human rights, journalism in the digital age, civic participation
  • Receive a free copy of Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians and Teaching Reporter 
  • Opportunity participate in follow-up workshops throughout the year on the topic of international justice

After this seminar, you will:

  • Become part of the Facing History educator network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, and multimedia
  • Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost
  • Familiarizing yourself with standards-based literacy strategy from Facing History
  • Be eligible for university credit 
California State University, Dominguez Hills
1000 E Victoria St
Carson, CA 90747
7.18.16 - 7.20.16
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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