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Kwibuka 30

“The 30th Commemoration of the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda”

Kwibuka 30: April 11-13

Thursday, April 11 | 2:30-3:45pm: Panel Discussion

“Remembering Rwanda 30 Years Later: The Genocide of the Tutsi in Historical Memory and Comparative Perspective”

Moderated by Dr. Shayla Nunnally, Africana Studies Head with Dr. Helene Sinnreich, Religious Studies Head/Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Dr. Fatuma Guyo, Africana Studies/East African History, and Dr. Carolyn Holmes, Political Science/African Politics

Location: Nursing Education Building, Room 302

1412 Circle Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996

Sponsored by the Center for Global Engagement, Africana Studies, and the College of Nursing

Friday, April 12 | 12:00-1:00pm: Student Reflection Luncheon

The Division of Access and Engagement and the Thornton Athletics Center invites you to a “Cultural Immersion Reflection on Rwanda” presented by University of Tennessee Students, who have traveled to Rwanda. Lunch will be provided. Please email Lamar Bryant (LamarB@utk.edu) with any dietary restrictions by Tuesday, April 9th.

 Location: Scripps Convergence Lab, Room 402G

1345 Cir Park Dr Suite 402, Knoxville, TN 37996

Saturday, April 13 | 2:00-5:30pm: Community Memorial Event

Kwibuka 30 in Kinyarwanda, meaning “remember”, will feature distinguished speakers, a solemn walk to remember, and testimonies to honor the memory of the victims and survivors of the genocide.

Location: Knoxville Convention Center, Rotunda Room (3rd floor)

701 Henley St, Knoxville, TN 37902


Register to Attend Kwibuka 30

On April 11-13, the Center for Global Engagement of the University of Tennessee is partnering with the Rwandan Embassy and Rwandan Diaspora. Please register for the event and visit https://cge.utk.edu/kwibuka30/ to stay up to date on information regarding the event!

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