This workshop has been rescheduled from January 15th to April 8th.
How is it that a genocide widely covered in 1915 became a contested and denied history in subsequent years? Though it is now often referred to as a “hidden” or “forgotten” genocide, the Armenian genocide was once widely covered in the news of the day. In fact, American humanitarian efforts were some of the largest in history. Using primary sources and critical literacy skills, explore the history of the Armenian genocide and the circumstances that have led to its denial.
In this workshop you will:
- Explore primary sources and historical accounts of the Armenian genocide
- Analyze the legacy of denial and memory today
- Utilize resources on the Armenian genocide which can be used to meet the new California State Framework for History-Social Studies
- Practice interdisciplinary teaching strategies to help students develop their critical thinking skills when confronted with other contested narratives in history and today
- Receive a copy of Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: the Armenian Genocide
After this workshop you will:
- Become part of the Facing History educator network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including unit and lesson plans, study guides, and multimedia
- Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost