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Yom HaShoah

Yom Hazikaron laShoah ve-laG’vurah (Day of remembrance of the Holocaust and the Heroism) (יום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה) , in Israel, across the globe this day is known as Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day. This upcoming year of 202 this… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: Diversity Festival

My project of a diversity festival brochure or pamphlet is meant to show that the strongest point I have learned from this course is the importance of sharing knowledge. The topics we have covered embarrassingly were met time and time… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: A Bed for Peace

Loosely inspired by John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “bed in”, A Bed for Peace is a monument dedicated to peace from genocide. The initial idea behind it is a play on words, a garden bed or a flower bed because… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: Crisis Lesbos Video

Luz Diaz is currently a student in the Graduate Program in International Studies. She loves to spend time with her loved ones, travel and taste delicious food (usually ethnic food). After graduating, Luz aspires to dedicate her time assisting refugees… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: Holocaust Gates Memorial

My memorial to the Holocaust is not relatively simple to create and there is meaning in ever aspect of it. The memorial I want to create is large enough to walk into and have enough room to be comfortable standing… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: Interactive Map of Genocide Memorials

Link to interactive web map: https://arcg.is/0Ge1jj In today’s world, the average person has the ability to travel across the world, and build an understanding of mankind’s past all over the world. In recent history across Europe, the Nazi German regime… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: The ABCs of Genocide

With regards to my project design, I attempted to go for something that was simplistic yet informational. I decided on doing the “ABC’s of Genocide” flyer/poster because it I think that the name grabs the audience’s attention, in addition the… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: Hasn’t Enough Blood Been Shed

In high school, we only learned about the Holocaust and some of the Rwandan genocide. We went in depth about the Holocaust, but not so much about the Rwandan genocide. Though there was not much discussion on the Rwandan genocide,… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: American Indians Are Still Here

For my design, I’ve constructed a memorial remembering the American Indians. If it were not for them who knows how America would be. I’ve always had a passion for American Indian history, culture, language and stories. I am part Pamunkey… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: Remembering the Forgotten Child

When thinking of a Holocaust and genocide memorial to design, I knew I wanted it to have something to do with children, a Holocaust is a horrible thing for anyone to go through but I think it is especially horrible… Continue Reading →

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