Holocaust and Genocide Center Events


Thursday, September 26, at 12:30 p.m.

Lecture: Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Atrocity
Bristol Community College Fall River Campus, Jackson Arts Center (H building), room H209
Keynote Speaker: Dr. James Waller, Professor of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Keene State College, N.H.
*Co-sponsored with Bristol’s Colloquium Series A More Perfect Union: Bristol Stands Against Hate.

Sunday, October 13, from 2-4 p.m., with reception following the performance in the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery (Bristol Fall River Campus), from 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.

Fundraiser Event: The Connecticut Opera Company presents The Emperor of Atlantis
Bristol Community College Fall River Campus, Jackson Arts Center (H building) Auditorium
Info: The Connecticut Lyric Opera presents the first production of its 2019-20 season with the profoundly moving opera The Emperor of Atlantis by Jewish composer Viktor Ullmann and librettist Peter Kien.
Support: To learn how you can support this fundraiser event, including ticket information and support levels.

Wednesday, October 16, from 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Lecture: Racial Prophylaxis: Jim Crow and Nazi Race Laws
Bristol Community College Fall River Campus, Siegel Health Technologies Building (C building), room C111.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kathleen Pearle, Dean of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education at Bristol Community College.

Wednesday, October 23, from 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Lecture: The Armenian Genocide and the German Connection
Bristol Community College Fall River Campus, Siegel Health Technologies Building (C building), room C111.
Keynote Speaker: Manya Bark, independent Holocaust scholar and instructor at the Second Half Institute of Fall River. 

Friday, October 25, from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Echoes & Reflection Conference - Immigration and the Holocaust
Bristol Community College Fall River Campus, Siegel Health Technologies Building (C building), room C111.
Info: Echoes & Reflections’ provides educators an opportunity to explore the history of Jewish refugees and link the lessons of intolerance, apathy and indifference to how we perceive today’s refugee crisis.

Wednesday, November 13, from 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Lecture: Preserving Czech-Jewish History: Honorable Friendship during the Holocaust
Bristol Community College Fall River Campus, Jackson Arts Center (H building), room H209
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ilana Offenberger, Professor of Holocaust History, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.