June 11, 2023 800,000 People in 100 Days: How did the World Ignore Rwanda?
May 10, 2023 Wiesenthal’s The Sunflower: A Question of Forgiveness and/or Justice
May 09, 2023 Dropping the Atomic Bomb: Reflecting on How to End War
May 03, 2023 Josefov, the Einsatzgruppen, & the Psychology of the Holocaust
March 31, 2023 Reflecting on the dangers of propaganda disguised as art and the power of Leni Riefenstahl’s Triumph of the Will
March 21, 2023 Why are we so intrigued by Hitler?
February 15, 2023 The Insanity that was World War I
February 10, 2023 The Truth of the Armenian genocide (based on the web exercise you did and other relevant materials in class)
February 05, 2023 The Armenian Genocide and Bystanderism
January 20, 2023 “The Conquest of the Earth… not a pretty thing”: Colonizing the Kongo
January 13, 2023 "No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark": Why have so many Americans sought (and continue to seek) to close the door to immigrants?
December 18, 2022 Asians and COVID: Xenophobia and Hate Crimes in the Era of COVID
November 30, 2022 Thoughts on the actions of Oskar Schindler
November 16, 2022 The promise of “perfect” people: Reproductive technologies, genetic engineering and questions of right and wrong
October 28, 2022 Boston, race, redlining, and desegregation: What do we make of its legacy?
October 13, 2022 The Effect of Settler Colonialism on Native Peoples
September 29, 2022 Who is the “we” and who is the “they”?: Ruminating on the disquieting messages of Charlottesville
September 22, 2022 The Dilemma of the Bad Samaritan