Academia.edu page: https://rci-rutgers.academia.edu/JennaBrager
B.A., American Studies and Certificate in LGBT Studies, University of Maryland, College Park
Memory and memorialization, photography and media studies, digital affect, Holocaust and genocide studies, nationalisms and transnational solidarity movements, critical human rights discourse.
Jenna Brager's research focuses on the visual culture of remembering violence, and interrogates the concepts of justice, witnessing, and evidence in human rights discourse. Her work attends to a visual and material archive that contends with contested narratives in the aftermath of genocide and crimes against humanity, supported by a critical philosophical interrogation of these concepts in a contemporary landscape.
Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the International Journal of Communication, The Holocaust in History and Memory, and The New Inquiry. Her comics and work on comics has appeared in the Jewish Comix Anthology, The Black Warrior Review, Shareable Magazine, and The LA Review of Books.