Carl Wilkens to Share First Hand Experiences of the Rwandan Genocide
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:00 PM
Author and humanitarian Carl Wilkens will speak at Chestnut Hill College on Tuesday, October 16, at 4 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall.
Carl Wilkens, author of the memoir “I’m Not Leaving: Rwanda Through the Eyes of the Only American to Stay in Kigali During the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi” will speak about his experiences and personal first-hand accounts of life for the people of Rwanda as their country collapsed as well as stories of those who stood up against the killers.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Copies of Wilken’s book will be available for purchase at the event, and donations can be made to the World Outside My Shoes Foundation. For more information, please contact Marie Conn, Ph.D., chair of the department of religious studies, philosophy, and the graduate program in holistic spirituality at 215.248.7044.or email firstname.lastname@example.org .