Impact in Profile:

Inspired by the issues affecting his students in Chicago, high school English teacher Wesley Davidson authored one of USC Shoah Foundation’s new resources for 100 Days to Inspire Respect.

Davidson, an English teacher at Chicago Tech Academy, authored an IWitness activity called “To Protect and Serve: Community and Policing,” which is the featured resource today, Day 29 of 100 Days to Inspire Respect.

Visual History Archive Informs Scholarly Books and Articles in 2016

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:00pm -- robin.migdol


Over the course of 2016, testimony from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive contributed to a wide array of published texts, from studies about the methodology of the Institute’s interviewing and cataloguing, to wholly other subjects that pulled from the VHA to back a defined thesis. 


Lea Faranof on the Community of Los Angeles

Language: English

100 Days to Inspire Respect

Lea discusses her experiences joining the Boyle Heights community of Los Angeles when she immigrated to the United States after the Holocaust.

The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its 2017-2018 Rutman Fellowship for Research and Teaching that will provide summer support for one member of the University of Pennsylvania faculty to integrate testimonies from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA) into a new or existing course. The fellowship is open to all disciplinary and methodological approaches and will be awarded on a competitive basis to the most interesting project.


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