Annual Holocaust and Armenian Genocide Commemoration

Child Survivers of the Holocaust, the Armenian Genocide, and the Rwandan Genocide


Boaz Cohen, Ph.D.
Sha'anan College, Israel

Dr. Cohen's research focuses on child survivors of the Holocaust and on the historiography of the Holocaust. He received his Ph.D. in 2004 from Bar-Ilan University, and his recent articles include "'And I Was only a Child': Children's Testimonies, Bergen-Belsen 1945" in Holocaust Studies (2006) and "The Children's Voice: Postwar Collection of Testimonies from Child Survivors of the Holocaust" in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (2007).

Donald Miller, Ph.D
Leonard K. Firestone Professor of Religion and Professor of Religion and Sociology
Executive Director, Center for Religion and Civic Culture
University of Southern California

Lorna Touryan Miller
Director, Office for Creative Connections
All Saints Episcopal Church, Pasadena, California

The Millers have coauthored three books: Survivors: An Oral History of the Armenian Genocide (Berkeley, 1993); Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope (Berkeley and Los Angeles, 2003); and Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide (Los Angeles, 2004).

9:30-1:00, Friday May 2, 2008
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
495 Ferry Mall, Wayne State University

A continental breakfast will be served (9:30-10:15).

Sponsored by the Cohn/Haddow Center for Judaic Studies, Wayne State University; the Armenian Research Center, University of Michigan-Dearborn; the Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive, University of Michigan-Dearborn; and the Armenian Studies Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Please RSVP for the continental breakfast; (313) 577-2679 for the Cohn/Haddow Center, or (313) 593-5181 for the Armenian Research Center.

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