Holocaust lecture series opens in North Bay

The 32nd annual Holocaust and Genocide Lecture Series at Sonoma State University, titled “A Century of Genocide,” opened last month and runs Tuesday afternoons through May 5 in Rohnert Park.

The next lecture in the series is “The Daymare: Shoah Childhood Memory and Remembrance” by SSU professor Elaine Leeder on Tuesday, Feb. 17. Other lectures with Holocaust-related content include “Origins of Anti-Semitism in Europe” by SSU professor Barry Preisler, March 3, and “The Concept of Genocide” by SSU professor Myrna Goodman, March 10.

The lectures, which also will cover other genocides and U.S. foreign policy, are free and open to the public. They are at 4 p.m. in Charles Ives Hall, with no lectures on March 17 and 31. Parking on campus is $5. For more information, visit www.sonoma.edu/holocaust or call Diane Parness at (707) 664-3142.