Through the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda activity, students will learn about the history of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda specifically, the history of genocide generally, and the stages of genocide.
Dr. Piotr M.A. Cywiński, director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland, will host a reception and presentation at UCLA on Thursday about how the museum functions today and what is needed to maintain it in perpetuity.
USC Shoah Foundation Director of Education Kori Street spoke to students at Magnolia Science Academy in Carson, Calif., on Monday about IWitness, testimony, and how they can use their own voices to participate in civil society.
For the next 70 days USC Shoah Foundation will highlight testimony clips from people who witnessed firsthand the horrors of Auschwitz.
USC Shoah Foundation’s 2014 "Through Testimony" international conference “Memory, Media and Technology: Exploring the Trajectories of Schindler’s List” is in full swing in Los Angeles. Those unable to attend can still participate by viewing panels, roundtables and the keynote online.
In the Ruth Brand Information Quest, students learn about the life of Holocaust survivor Ruth Brand and create a word cloud of themes that represent her experiences.
As parents and families of USC students descended on campus on Thursday for the first day of Trojan Family Weekend, many were already making sure to stop by Doheny Memorial Library to learn about USC Shoah Foundation and explore the Visual History Archive.
Local liaisons and educators hosted an ITeach seminar about teaching with testimony at Berzsenyi High School on Saturday, Nov. 8 - the 14th ITeach seminar in Hungary this year.
The 4th annual Student Voices Short Film Contest will open for submissions on Jan. 12, 2015, featuring key changes intended to increase awareness for the contest and help participants complete their projects more efficiently.
Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County held a dedication ceremony for its new Holocaust & Heritage Resource Center last week, where its students will use IWitness to learn about the Holocaust.
In the "Arrival at Auschwitz" activity, students will consider the personal experiences of those who arrived on the ramp at Auschwitz-Birkenau by examining historical photographs and watching testimony.