Millersville University of Pennsylvania hosted on 11-13 April 2018 the 35th Conference on the Holocaust and Genocide. The conferences on the Holocaust and Genocide have become a Millersville University landmark and brought to the university international recognition. Many distinguished speakers, scholars, writers and Holocaust survivors have participated in the conferences. Just to name a few of them: Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner; Yehuda Bauer, Professor of Holocaust Studies at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Martin Gilbert, the official biographer of Winston Churchill, who also wrote histories of many of the signal events of the 20th century, including both world wars, the Holocaust and the Middle East conflict; Raul Hilberg, American political scientist and historian, whose three-volume, 1,273-page magnum opus, The Destruction of the European Jews, is regarded as the seminal study of the Holocaust; Jan Karski, a Polish World War II resistance movement fighter and later professor at Georgetown University; Samantha Power, American academic, author of works on Genocide and Human Rights Studies, and diplomat who served as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations; Yevgeny Yevtushenko, renowned Russian poet, who was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature for his poem "Babi Yar".
The Millersville University conference is the oldest conference on the Holocaust and Genocide in the United