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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 ( 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 to stay up to date on information regarding the event!

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