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Internment & Resistance

The 2020-21 colloquium focused on global constructions of concentration camp systems and the challenges that they present while highlighting acts of resistance. Click here to watch the events.

The 2020-21 KHC-NEH colloquium emphasized comparative and multi-disciplinary perspectives through a series of programs that examined the processes, mechanisms, forms, and functions of mass detention without trial. The events also highlighted acts of personal, spiritual, psychological, and social resistance to mass detention.

The colloquium was organized by the 2020-21 KHC-NEH Faculty Fellows, Dr. Amy Traver, Professor of Social Sciences; Dr. Susan Jacobowitz, Professor of English; and Dr. Steven Dahlke, Professor of Music, from Queensborough Community College-CUNY.