Upcoming Events

Monday, Oct. 14th – Ghosts of Rwanda Film Screening

Where: Foster Harper Formal Lounge 

When: 7 – 9 pm 

Ghosts of Rwanda marks the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide with a documentary chronicling one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. In addition to interviews with key government officials and diplomats, this documentary offers eyewitness accounts of the genocide from those who experienced it firsthand. FRONTLINE illustrates the failures that enabled the slaughter of 800,000 people to occur unchallenged by the global community. Courtesy of imdb.com. 

Tuesday, Oct. 15th – Rwanda Kabwende Holiday Camp Information Session 

Where: Foster Harper Formal Lounge 

When: 7 – 9 pm 

Learn how you could go on a trip to Rwanda, Africa with the Books & Beyond Project! For the past two years, IU and TEAM School Books & Beyond students travel to Kigali, Rwanda to teach 3rd and 4th graders at Kabwende Primary School English as well as how to write their own children’s stories.

Wednesday, Oct. 16th – Carl Wilkens Lecture: “Rwanda’s Gifts for You: Learning Harmony 20 Years After the Genocide”

Where: IMU Oak Room 

When: 5:45 – 7:30

Wilkens was one of the only Americans who stayed in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, will be giving a talk at IU entitled, .

This talk is highly recommended for all Books & Beyond participants, as well as people who would like to learn more about the causes and repercussions of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, which resulted in 800,000-1,000,000 killings.

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