News

Latest Institute News

Friday, December 7, 2018
USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith will talk about how technology reshapes education in Hong King next week at the Yidan Prize Summit 2018. Smith will be part of a panel discussion titled “Technology Reshaping Education: How to Make it a Reality.”

News List

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Kimberly Cheng (PhD candidate in Hebrew & Judaic Studies and History, New York University)
2018-2019 Breslauer, Rutman & Anderson Research Fellow
“American Dreams: Jewish Refugees and Chinese Locals in Post-World War II Shanghai”
September 27, 2018
Monday, October 29, 2018
BY STEPHEN SMITH. Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, a survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp in Poland, is the first person I have spoken to since the mass shooting which left eleven dead at the Tree of Life synagogue. She does not waste time greeting me in the doorway of her home in London. “So what are we going to do Stephen? We are not making progress!”
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Our hearts ache and our minds reel. Innocent lives have been lost at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh where a celebration of life was taking place. Now is a time to mourn those who have been wrenched away from their families at a time that should have been filled with joy. It’s a time to grieve for their families and friends who will forever struggle to understand what happened.
Friday, October 26, 2018
In this activity, students examine stories that have the power to strengthen our human connection or create deep divides leading to hate, intolerance and violence.
Friday, October 26, 2018
The Stronger Than Hate initiative will publish stories on a regular basis that will each highlight a separate learning activity in IWitness, tackling some of today’s toughest subjects for students in middle school, high school and universities.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Called “Cake For Winter,” the sketch by Amanda Andrei stems from a little-known fact that was also unknown to her: During World War II, thousands of Americans and Europeans were interned at Japanese-run concentration camps in the Philippines. It was selected to be performed by actors at the Midwest Dramatists Conference in Kansas.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
"The Girl and The Picture," a film by USC Shoah Foundation that centers on a survivor of the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in China, has been nominated for a 2018 International Documentary Association Award, which is considered among the world’s most important recognitions of the documentary genre.
Monday, October 22, 2018
The app by USC Shoah Foundation guides visitors as they move through the plaza, providing explanations about each interpretive element, as well as personal stories by survivors, maps, photos and other multimedia.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Education and Outreach Specialist Sedda Antekelian and Program Officer Manuk Avedikyan shared information about the educational use of testimony in the Institute’s Visual History Archive and on the Institute’s educational website, IWitness.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The additions will enable the people of Rwanda, who are still dealing with the aftermath of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsis that left as many as 1 million people murdered over the course of 100 days, to connect with people from the past who shared similar experiences.

Pages

Video icon= video available

photo gallery icon= photo gallery available

Subscribe to News List Feed