On October 29, 2012 Hurricane Sandy struck my home: New York City, on a cloudy Thursday evening. Sandy had a massive impact on the city that never sleeps. The entire circulatory system, the subways, of the city were shut down, which made connecting with family and friends impossible.
/ Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Two months after officially accrediting USC Shoah Foundation’s ITeach program, two representatives from the Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development (OFI) visited USC Shoah Foundation in Los Angeles to learn more about its educational work.
/ Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Educators from Ukrainian conflict areas attended two seminars led by USC Shoah Foundation Ukrainian consultant Anna Lenchovska and education author Olexander Voitenko.
/ Monday, December 5, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation's 2015 Rutman Fellow for Research and Teaching will give a lecture about her research in the Visual History Archive at UPenn on Tuesday, Dec. 6.
/ Friday, December 2, 2016
For six months this spring and summer, I had the pleasure of leading a team of staff and volunteers facilitating the beta run of New Dimensions in Testimony (NDT) from USC Shoah Foundation at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. I watched people of all ages approach the giant monitor displaying an image of Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter, first with trepidation, then curiosity, then, at last, affection. Here are a few things that I learned about technology and humanity from the project.
/ Friday, December 2, 2016
Psychology students and professionals in Hungary attended two seminars this fall that inspired them to use IWitness in their teaching and learning.
/ Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The Holocaust Geographies Collaborative made a return visit to the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research in November 2016 for two days to work together, present their continuing research that they shared at the conference, meet with Center staff, and plan next steps in their collaborative project.
/ Wednesday, November 30, 2016
At this public panel organized by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, three international scholars presented about the evolution of Nazi camps, illuminating different types of camps and how the functions and purposes of camps changed, often serving multiple functions as external and internal conditions changed over time.
/ Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Two years since they first met, Paula and Gabriel talked about visiting Poland together, the importance of remembering the Holocaust and how young people can make a difference in a special Facebook Live broadcast.
/ Tuesday, November 29, 2016
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its 2017 International Conference “Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies” that will be co-sponsored by the USC Mellon Digital Humanities Program.
/ Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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