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CHGS guides and mentors undergraduate and graduate students by organizing courses and workshops, offering grants and fellowships and providing unique opportunities for interaction with leading experts in the field. To find out more click here.

CHGS supports educators through interactive workshops and institutes, facilitated by leading experts of Holocaust and genocide education. CHGS's website offers a myriad of resources for teaching age appropriate lessons about the Holocaust and genocide. To learn more click here.

Satty Flaherty-Echeverría, Ph.D Candidate, Spanish and Portuguese Studies
HGMV Workshop
Thursday, October 30, 3:00p.m. Room 710 Social Sciences Building


A Lecture by Benjamin Valentino
Monday, November 3
1:30 p.m.
1314 Social Sciences Building

Dr. Benjamin Valentino is an Associate Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. His research interests include the causes and consequences of violent conflict and American foreign and security policies, and the causes and prevention of genocide.

On November 24-26, 2014, a conference entitled, Bystanders, Rescuers or Perpetrators? The Neutrals and the Shoah - Facts, Myths and Countermyths, will be held at Centro Sefarad-Israel in Madrid, Spain.

This conference is supported by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) and sponsored by Centro Sefarad Israel - Madrid; Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies- University of Minnesota; Mémorial de la Shoah - Paris; History Unit of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland - Berne; Topography of Terror Foundation - Berlin; Living History Forum - Stockholm; Memoshoá/Association for the Education and Remembrance of the Holocaust - Lisbon and Tarih Vakfı/History Foundation - Istanbul.

The CHGS annual report is now available in PDF on our website. The report includes highlights of programs, events and articles that took place in the last year. To directly view the report click here.

Angela Carter, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
HGMV Workshop
Thursday, October 16, 3:00p.m. Room 710 Social Sciences Building


From news coverage to television dramas, American culture is saturated with representations of trauma. Moreover, global politics and economic policies all but ensure a future where a life structured by catastrophe can be expected.

Call for Papers and Posters
The Transitional Justice Institute (University of Ulster) and the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (University of Ulster) invite proposals for a one-day postgraduate symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender to be held on Friday, 8 May 2015.

Classical Rhetorics, Technical Communication, the Holocaust, and the Object Beyond
A conversation with Steven Katz, the R. Roy and Marnie Pearce Professor of Professional Communication, and Professor of English, at Clemson University.
Wednesday, October 22
125 Nolte Center
11:30 a.m.
Presented by the Department of Writing Studies


CHGS will co-sponsor The German Friend and 24 Days at the 2014 Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival on November first and second, both screenings will be at the Sabes Jewish Community Center.


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