Special Events

KHRCA Colloquium 2016 

This year's Colloquium series explores the effect of gendered experiences on genocide on victims, survivors, and their societies. Led by QCC Associate Professor of Sociology, this year's lectures and discussions will offer our community an opportunity to view genocide from a new and powerful perspective. 

The Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives Colloquium series is supported by funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed on this site do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Refuge Denied: The St. Louis Passengers
and the Holocaust

Sunday, June 7th, 2015


The ordeal of the refugee ship St. Louis has become a symbol of the world’s indifference to the plight of European Jewry on the eve of the Holocaust. In the spring of 1939, more than nine hundred Jewish refugees boarded the St. Louis in Hamburg, Germany, hoping to escape escalating oppression by the Nazi government.
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Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 at 1:00 PM


Nazi Germany, 1942. The Russian Front is bogged down in snow and mud, and the Americans have entered the war. For the first time, defeat is a possibility. In light of this reality, fifteen high-ranking members from all areas of the Nazi government – soldiers, economists, administrators and lawyers – are brought together by order of the Fuhrer in a luxurious mansion in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee.
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Holocaust Resource Center & Archives Queensborough Community College

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pmm
Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm