Genocide Expert Back From War Zone
Posted: February 10, 2013 at 5 a.m.
Relentless dust, intense heat and the constant threat of a bomb falling on him were just some of what one Washington County resident experienced during the holiday season.
At A Glance
Samuel Totten will talk about his recent trip to Sudan and his book “Genocide by Attrition: Nuba Mountains, Sudan” from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. The event is free.
Source: Staff Report
At A Glance
Samuel Totten officially retired from teaching education at the University of Arkansas last year. In the early 1990s, he co-developed the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s guidelines for teaching about the Holocaust. He served as one of 24 members of a U.S. State Department team that traveled to Africa in 2004 to interview refugees of the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. He received a Fulbright Fellowship in 2007 to conduct research in Rwanda while developing a genocide studies program at the National University of Rwanda. He has written or edited several books related to genocide.
Source: University Of Arkansas
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