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Le Moyne College Hosts Talk on Darfur

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … Le Moyne College will host a talk by Samuel Totten, “From the Holocaust to Darfur, Never Again,” on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 4 p.m. in the Reilley Room, located in Reilly Hall.

Samuel Totten is co-founding editor of Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal. He is also a co-editor of the Journal of African Conflicts and Peace Studies (Centre for Conflict Management, National University of Rwanda).

During the summer of 2004, Totten served as one of the 24 investigators with the U.S. State Department's Atrocities Documentation Project interviewing black African refugees along the Chad/Sudan border in order to collect data for the express purpose of ascertaining whether genocide had been perpetrated in Darfur.

He served as a Fulbright Scholar in Rwanda at the National University of Rwanda from January 2008 to July 2008, where he developed a new master's degree program in genocide studies for the university.
Totten holds a master’s degree and doctorate from Columbia University. He has taught at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, since 1987.

The lecture is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Center for Peace and Global Studies. For more information, call (315) 445-4292.


posted on: 1/31/2011