Topic Genocide: Fallen Sparrow

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Topic Genocide: Fallen Sparrow
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African American Studies, Architectural Technology, Biological Sciences, Business, Career and Technology Teacher Education, Chemistry, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Systems Technology, Construction Management and Civil Engineering Technology, Dental Hygiene, Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering Technology, English, Entertainment Technology, Environmental Control Technology, Health Services Administration, Hospitality Management, Humanities, Human Services, Law and Paralegal Studies, Library, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Nursing, Physics, Radiologic Technology and Medical Imaging, Restorative Dentistry, Social Science, Vision Care Technology
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Project Description

In the Spring of 2015 Theatreworks will present a play on the topic of genocide: “Fallen Sparrow,” an original play by Professor Victoria Lichterman.

This site is a space for dialogue, reflection, and information exchange and is open to the City Tech community. The three main areas on the site are dedicated to 1) conversation (blogging), 2) bibliography of readings and links to information, and 3) suggested assignments for use in courses across the curriculum.

This collaboration between the Humanities and Entertainment Technology Departments is a wonderful opportunity to have curricular investigation into the topic of genocide. If instructors are able to incorporate the historical and ongoing issues of genocide into curricula by attending the plays and providing readings and writing assignments to students, we believe we can begin a conversation at City Tech that would serve our students, and our world. Please contact Profs. Victoria Lichterman, Sarah Standing, or Christopher Swift with additional lesson plans and sources on the topic of genocide and we will add these to the site.

“Fallen Sparrow” will be performed on April 1 (evening) and April 2 (club hours) in Atrium G38.

PHOTO: A man tries to unlock a cell door at a hospital in Kigali, Rwanda in 1994. As the genocide spread across the country, doctors and staff of the main psychological hospital in Kigali fled or were killed leaving the patients to care for themselves.
PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID GUTTENFELDER

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