During the 2010-2011 academic year, the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project will explore the Holocaust and other genocides in Eastern Europe. The Project’s annual Voices of Vigilance Program will focus on the Holodomor—the 1932-1933 famine that ravaged Ukraine and the Kuban region of the Soviet Union, claiming 6 to10 million lives. (Source: http://www.holodomorct.org )
Holodomor: Extermination by Hunger
Voices of Vigilance Program
Featuring Author and Professor Emeritus Taras Hunczak, Ph.D.
Historian ▪ Scholar ▪ Researcher ▪ Expert on Ukrainian and Russian Studies
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 ▪ 7 pm
Warshof Conference Center, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center
Tickets: $7 general public; free to MCC students, faculty and staff
Ticket required; available online at www.monroecctickets.com
Renowned historian, scholar and researcher Taras Hunczak, Ph.D. is considered an expert on Ukrainian and Russian Studies. Dr. Hunczak began lecturing at Rutgers University in 1960 and became professor emeritus in 2004. He received his doctorate from the University of Vienna in 1960 and has published 27 books on the subject of Ukrainian and Russian events, including 63 articles and chapters. Dr. Hunczak has received numerous awards throughout the world for his work on Ukraine. In 1990 he received the prestigious “Man of the Year” award from the Ukrainian Institute of America. He is an active member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society and the Ukrainian Free Academy of Sciences USA. His other activities included serving in November 1993 as consultant to the CSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities and Preventive Diplomacy in Hague, The Netherlands.