Willimantic, Conn. - Manoug Manougian, professor of mathematics at the University of South Florida, will lecture on the topic, "Man's Inhumanity to Man," a discussion that will examine the history and effects of genocide as shown in Manougian's PBS documentary, "The Genocide Factor." The presentation will take place at on March 18 in the Betty R. Tipton Room located in the StudentCenter at EasternConnecticutStateUniversity.
Manougian will discuss "The Genocide Convention," a pact that encourages national leaders to prevent and punish actions of genocide in war and in peacetime. Manougian will also talk about what to do about apathy and political expediency.
Manougian served as the Mathematics department chair at the University of Southern Florida from 1974-1984. He has written and published math textbooks used in universities across the country. "The Genocide Factor," won the 2002 Gold Special Jury Award at the Houston International Film Festival.