HREC Director of Education Valentina Kuryliw will conduct a master class “Teaching the Holodomor in the 21st Century: Teaching Critical and Historical Thinking Skills” at a symposium at California State University (Fresno) October 5-6, 2017. The theme of the conference is “Hunger for Truth: Illuminating the Hidden History of the Holodomor” and features renown speakers from Canada, Ukraine, and the United States, with exhibitions of posters and books, documentary and motion picture screenings, lectures, the master class for history and social science teachers, college and university faculty, poetry reading and musical performances about the Holodomor.

The event is co-sponsored by the Department of History at the College of Social Sciences and the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America’s Branch 111 in Los Angeles in partnership with the Ukrainian Genocide Famine Foundation–USA, the Ukrainian Culture Center–Los Angeles, the Ukrainian Heritage Club of Northern California, the Ukrainian-American Coordinating Council, the House of Ukraine in San Diego, the Ukrainian Art Center in Los Angeles, and the Consulate General of Ukraine in San Francisco.