Teaching the Armenian Genocide in Ontario Classrooms: A Workshop for Ontario Certified Teachers
On Saturday, March 2 A Workshop organized and presented by the Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education and Facing History and Ourselves will be held in the Armenian Community Centre of Toronto.
Keynote speaker will be Dr. Henry C. Theriault, president of the International Association of Genocide Scholars.
Dr. Henry C. Theriault is currently Professor in and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Worcester State University in the United States, where he has taught since 1998. From 1999 to 2007, he coordinated the University’s Center for the Study of Human Rights. He earned his B.A. in English from Princeton University and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Massachusetts, with specializations in social and political as well as continental philosophy. Theriault’s expertise is in genocide and human rights studies, and his research focuses on reparations, victim-perpetrator relations, genocide denial, genocide prevention, and mass violence against women and girls. Since 2007, he has chaired the Armenian Genocide Reparations Study Group and is lead author of its March 2015 final report, Resolution with Justice. He has published numerous journal articles and chapters in the area of genocide studies.