Campus Events Will Highlight Genocide Awareness Week Oct. 27-31 University News
For release: October 22, 2008

For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843

The University of Memphis chapter of Amnesty International is sponsoring a series of discussions, film screenings, and other events to highlight Genocide Awareness Week, Oct. 27-31. Students, faculty, staff and the public are invited to attend. All events are free of charge. 

The calendar includes:

All Week
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily, “Lessons from Rwanda,” United Nations exhibit on genocide, Administration Building Atrium, 2nd floor

Monday, Oct. 27
4-7 p.m., film Ghosts of Rwanda, Panhellenic Building Ballroom

Tuesday, Oct. 28
5-7 p.m., “A Problem Forgotten,” panel discussion, Brister Hall, Room 220

Wednesday, Oct. 29
4-7 p.m., film Darfur Now, Mitchell Hall Auditorium

Thursday, Oct. 30
3-4:30 p.m., “Lessons from the Holocaust,” lecture by Dr. David Patterson, Panhellenic Building, Room 200

Friday, Oct. 31
3-5 p.m., “Words of Survival,” lecture by Sudan genocide survivor Caesar Lomo, and Voices of Africa singers, Mitchell Hall Auditorium

More information is available by phone at 901-678-3348 or via email at:

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