Girlhood, Displacement, and Resistance During the Japanese Occupation

KHRCA 2016-17 Colloquia – Fleeing Genocide: Displacement, Exile and the refugee. Event 8: Girlhood, Displacement, and Resistance during the Japanese Occupation.

Speakers: Dr. Kathleen Tamayo Alves, Assistant Professor of English, Queensborough Community College; Dr. Aliza Atik, Assistant Professor of English, Queensborough Community College; Dr. Benjamin Miller, Assistant Professor of English, Queensborough Community College; and Prof. Alisa Cercone, Lecturer of English, Queensborough Community College.

Dr. Alves addresses displacement, victimhood, survival, and resistance through the girlhood narratives of her family’s flight from persecution during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines, supplying the historical and cultural context of World War II in Asia. This program will immediately be followed by a student and faculty roundtable discussion.











When: Wed., May. 3, 2017 at 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Where: Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Ave.
718-281-5044
Price: Free
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KHRCA 2016-17 Colloquia – Fleeing Genocide: Displacement, Exile and the refugee. Event 8: Girlhood, Displacement, and Resistance during the Japanese Occupation.

Speakers: Dr. Kathleen Tamayo Alves, Assistant Professor of English, Queensborough Community College; Dr. Aliza Atik, Assistant Professor of English, Queensborough Community College; Dr. Benjamin Miller, Assistant Professor of English, Queensborough Community College; and Prof. Alisa Cercone, Lecturer of English, Queensborough Community College.

Dr. Alves addresses displacement, victimhood, survival, and resistance through the girlhood narratives of her family’s flight from persecution during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines, supplying the historical and cultural context of World War II in Asia. This program will immediately be followed by a student and faculty roundtable discussion.