Conference: The Search for Humanity After Atrocity

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The Search for Humanity After Atrocity: A Conference for Engaged Scholars and Informed Practitioners

Keynote Speaker: Loung Ung, Khmer Rouge genocide survivor, activist, and author.

October 16-17, 2022, In-person at Kean University – Union, NJ*

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Recognizing that the search for humanity after atrocity is as imperative as it is elusive, this two-day conference will interrogate recent strides that are renewing scholarly and popular interest and debate. The conference, based on an NEH-funded seminar held at Kean University in June, 2021, will assemble engaged scholars and informed practitioners who honor the reciprocity of scholarship and activism for energizing a network in common search for humanity after atrocity. The conference's premise is the belief that post- atrocity renewal possesses the most promise if it is propelled by those who were and are vulnerable and victimized. *The intention is to have an in-person conference with the understanding that the need may arise to shift to a virtual format depending on the status of the pandemic this fall.

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