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Thursday, September 1, 2011
Kim Simon, Managing Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, will be awarded an Alumni Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from her alma mater, Colorado College, during the opening convocation ceremony on Monday, September 5, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Monday, November 7, 2011
USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education will present its Web application IWitness, now in beta, at the 2012 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. The convention will take place from November 15–18 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
Friday, September 30, 2011
“We are convinced that access to this unique archive will promote research and teaching on the history of Thessaloniki and the Holocaust,” said Yannis Mylopoulos, Rector of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. “Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is proud to support efforts directed toward honoring and commemorating the victims of the Holocaust, especially the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki and its victims during the World War II.”
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
On Monday, May 9, Steven Spielberg, Founder of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, presented Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian L. Roberts with its highest honor, the Ambassador for Humanity award. Roberts was recognized for his visionary leadership and philanthropic work in education and technology. Jon Bon Jovi was special musical guest. This is a photo essay of the event, which took place in Roberts' hometown of Philadelphia.Photos by Jeremy Messler Photography LLC
Friday, December 23, 2011
Participants will be from Israel, the U.K. and U.S.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Exhibit focuses on the Cuban Jewish Communities origins and history.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Attendees tour Holocaust-related sites.
Friday, December 9, 2011
Several thousand educators attend event.
Monday, December 5, 2011
KGMC staff members held panel discussion.
Monday, November 28, 2011
Attendees include Canada, United Kingdom and United States delegations.
Monday, November 21, 2011
Secure storage ensures safety and accessibility of archives.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Dr. Street will drive education agenda in multiple countries.
Monday, November 7, 2011
The Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in New York, is pleased to announce that starting on Kristallnacht, November 9, it will be the only public institution in New York where visitors can access video testimonies from Holocaust survivors and other witnesses collected by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
First in a series, aimed at middle and high school educators.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Holocaust literature expert to speak at Leavey Library.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Goal is for an additional 1,000.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
PhD candidate studies women's underrepresentation.
Friday, October 21, 2011
Attendees included students from China, India, Italy, Rwanda, and the United States.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
TV broadcast features seminar.
Monday, October 17, 2011
From mid-October through mid-December, four staff members from the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center (KGMC) will intern at the USC Shoah Foundation Institute.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Panel will include speakers from Hong Kong, Rwanda, and the United States.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Academy Award® winner Branko Lustig to attend upcoming reception.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
First evidence of Hitler's anti-Semitism.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Honoring the 70th anniversary of the Babi Yar tragedy, the Ukrainian Cinema Club in Berlin presented a screening of Spell Your Name, a documentary film by Sergey Bukovsky, co-produced by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Victor Pinchuk Foundation. The screening was followed by a discussion with Cristoph Filinger, a journalist and a freelancer at the American Jewish Committee office in Berlin. Leonid Zozovskii, an Institute-interviewed survivor who lived through the Holocaust under false identity in Zelenchukskaia (Ordzhonikidze, Russia, then USSR), attended the screening.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
USC Professor Researching Forms of Jewish DefianceThe USC Shoah Foundation Institute has appointed Wolf Gruner, Shapell-Guerin Chair in Jewish Studies and Professor of History in the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, as its inaugu
Friday, September 23, 2011
Italy’s National Archives to Launch Web Portal to Survivor Testimonies
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Hannah Pollin-Galay discusses how culture and language inform Holocaust testimony

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