Students explore the evolution of the international community’s response to genocide and examine how the U.S. has responded to multiple cases of genocide.
Confronting Genocide: A Workshop for 6-12th Grade Teachers
This workshop will focus on confronting genocide in Rwanda and in Namibia.
- Explore key concepts and country-specific histories;
- Hear first hand testimonies from survivors;
- View a special movie screening of Coexist;
- Access tools and resources, including a demonstration of the new edition of the Choices Program’s curriculum unit Confronting Genocide: Never Again.
There is no charge for this workshop, but registration is required. Participants can choose to attend in person or online. The in-person event will be held at the African Studies Center at Boston University, 232 Bay State Rd, 5th floor, Boston, MA.
If you would like to attend virtually, please register here. If you would like to attend in person, please register via the red Register button.Co-sponsored by Boston University’s African Studies Center, the Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies, and the Upstander Project.
The first 15 people who register and attend in person will receive a complimentary 2-year Digital Editions license to the newly updated Choices Program curriculum unit Confronting Genocide: Never Again? thanks to funding from Boston University’s African Studies Center.
Those who attend the entire workshop online will have the chance to win one of five two-year Digital Editions licenses for the Choices Confronting Genocide unit.
This workshop is open to all secondary and college level educators.
Staff from Boston University’s African Studies Center, Brown University’s Choices Program, and the Upstander Project will present at the workshop.