november 2021

mon15nov(nov 15)9:30 amtue16(nov 16)12:00 pmVirtual Conference on Genocide And Slavery-Similarities and Differences

Time

15 (Monday) 9:30 am - 16 (Tuesday) 12:00 pm

Event Details

Speakers and presenters include Lonnie G. Bunch III, 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, first African American and first historian to serve as head of the Smithsonian and the founding director of the National Museum of the African American History and Culture, Dr. Gregory H. Stanton, founding president and chairman of Genocide Watch and former president of the International Association of Genocide Scholars from 2007 -2009 and the Honorable Wellington E. Webb, founder and president of the Webb Group International and former Mayor of Denver, Colorado from 1991 – 2003.

The cost of the conference is: General Admission -$75 and Students – $30.

To register: www.coagg.org/gssd2021. For more information: rozduman@aol.com

This Conference will be dedicated to the late Professor Arthur Gilbert, Ph.D. who passed away on September 13, 2021. Professor Gilbert joined the University of Denver faculty in 1962 and remained at the Graduate School of International Studies for 60 years.

His courses on genocide were essential and led to his insistence that the largely unexplored intersection of genocide and slavery must be critically examined. Roz Duman, founder and executive director of CoGG stated, “Art approached me many years ago telling me that there were articles being written about slavery and genocide, similarities and differences and asked if CoAGG would consider hosting a conference on the subject. I immediately said yes and in 2018 Art gave a passionate closing at our first conference. He lived to see his dream become a reality”.

Co-sponsors of the Conference are: JEWISHcolorado, Denver Urban Spectrum and Metropolitan State University at Denver/Department of Journalism and Media Production.

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