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Norwegian Teachers' Resistance to Nazi Occupation

April 9, 2014
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus
April 9, 2014
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus


A panel discussion will be held on nonviolent action against oppressors around the world. First, an oratorio (song) will be sung about how 10,000 teachers in Norway stopped Hitler from putting Nazi textbooks in their schools. A discussion will follow about how nonviolent action has begun to take place globally in the last century.

“The Teachers of Norway”
Performers: Steve Bass, Pianist Mary Gerbi, Mezzo-Soprano Bradford Gleim, Baritone Randy McGee, Tenor Adriana Repetto, Soprano

Panel Discussants:
Dr. Gene Sharp World-renowned writer on nonviolent action
Dr. Severyn Bruyn, Professor Emeritus, Boston College
Mr. Pat Scanlon, Chapter coordinator of Veterans for Peace
Dr. John Michalczyk, Director, Film Studies, Boston College Professor Lorenz Reibling Professor, Woods College of Advancing Studies

Sponsored by: Woods College of Advancing Studies, Fine Arts Department, Laura and Lorenz Reibling Foundation, Jacques Salmanowitz Program, Faith, Peace and Justice Program, and Veterans for Peace