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Thursday, October 6, 2016
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive Montreal Holocaust Museum and Jewish Public Library 5151 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine Montréal, QC H3W 1M6 Canada Tel: MHM: 514-345-2605; JPL: 514-345-2627 Websites: MHMC:  http://museeholocauste.ca JPL: http://www.jewishpubliclibrary.org
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Testimony clips about immigration will serve as the inspiration for students entering this year’s competition, open to grades 6-12.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
On Wednesday, October 5, USC Shoah Foundation will share best practices of using the Visual History Archive, host live conversations with our archivists and indexers; and give a demonstration of the new ProQuest search function.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Like many educators who use Echoes and Reflections to teach about the Holocaust, Koty Zelinka Cole first heard about the program through a colleague. Now, she is the one recommending it to other educators who are looking for resources to help them teach the Holocaust and World War II.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Despite living and going to school near Kiev, 11th grader Angelina Verbovskaya knew very little about the 1941 Babi Yar massacre when she started her training to lead the new Babi Yar IWalk. “I’m ashamed that I even did not know that Babi Yar is located in Kiev,” Verbovskaya said.
Friday, October 21, 2016
The Ukrainian high school students were trained to lead the new IWalk on Babi Yar.
Monday, October 31, 2016
Michael Levesque helps his students at After School Matters in Chicago develop the skills they will need to succeed in college and beyond. Two weeks ago, those lessons included a brand new activity from IWitness that inspired his students to think about the world and their place in it.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation partnered with After School Matters in Chicago for the first time to pilot a brand new IWitness activity “Skittles, Deplorables and ‘All Lives Matter’: Leadership and Media Literacy.”
Monday, October 10, 2016
Much like testimony shows how regimes have constructed borders; testimony demonstrates how individuals can construct bridges to connect with people of different beliefs and identities.
Monday, October 24, 2016
December 15 will mark the beginning of a pilot for a new professional development offering from Echoes and Reflections: a three-hour, self-guided course that teaches educators everything they need to know about using Echoes and Reflections to teach about the Holocaust.
Friday, October 14, 2016
IWitness has partnered with Participant Media and Bleecker Street Media to provide educational resources for the new film Denial, which tells the true story of the Holocaust denial libel trial between Deborah Lipstadt and David Irving.
Friday, October 7, 2016
Educators can register for a variety of free webinars throughout October and November that will provide an introduction to the resources and teaching strategies of Echoes and Reflections.
Monday, October 17, 2016
Nearly every day since she first received her teacher’s resource guide from Echoes and Reflections this spring, Becky Henderson-Howie has used it to teach her students in northern New York about the Holocaust. The middle- and high school English, Holocaust and Public Speaking teacher met Echoes and Reflections educator Jennifer Goss at the Belfer National Conference for Educators at USHMM in November 2015, and Goss encouraged her to sign up for Echoes and Reflections’ free online professional development courses.
Monday, October 10, 2016
Ukrainian educators can teach about the Roma using the Institute's resources and teacher's guides "Giving Memory a Future," "Encountering Memory," and "Where Do Human Rights Begin."
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Madley gave a lecture on a genocide that hits closer to home, at least in a geographic sense, than any other: the genocide of American Indians in California in the mid-19th century.
Monday, October 3, 2016
Chair/Moderadora: Beatriz Cortez, Central American Studies, CSU Northridge
Monday, October 31, 2016
Benjamin Madley gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on his new book, “An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873."
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
The Future of Storytelling Festival in New York City is including New Dimensions in Testimony as an example of emerging technology for telling meaningful, immersive stories.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation’s interactive New Dimensions in Testimony proved once again to be a popular and educational way to learn about the Holocaust when it was presented at the Future of StoryTelling Festival (FoST FEST) in New York earlier this month.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
In an effort to create a deeper engagement with educators online, USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness hosts Twitter chats on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. Meet fellow IWitness educators, ask questions directly to the IWitness team and join the IWitness community.
Monday, October 17, 2016
The conference is “Legal Legacies of Genocide: From Nuremberg to the International Criminal Courts.” USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith is one of the presenters.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
In an effort to create a deeper engagement with educators online, USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness hosts Twitter chats on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. Meet fellow IWitness educators, share best practices, ask questions directly to the IWitness team and join the IWitness community.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Chicago educators will learn about IWitness as an option for helping their students meet the city’s service-learning requirement at a special resource fair on Monday, Oct. 17.
Thursday, October 6, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation is opening its doors to University of Southern California students and families at Trojan Family Weekend October 6 and 7.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The theme of Holocaust Education Week (HEW) 2016 is “Future of Memory.” It will explore how future generations will perpetuate and innovate in the field of Holocaust education and remembrance.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation will offer workshops on the Visual History Archive for the dozens of Holocaust scholars from around the world who will attend the biannual conference.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites applications from advanced-standing Ph.D. candidates for its Spring 2017 Genocide Prevention Research Fellowship. The fellowship provides $4,000 support and will be awarded to an outstanding advanced-standing Ph.D. candidate from any discipline who will advance research on genocide prevention through the use of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and other USC resources
Monday, October 31, 2016
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites applications from postdoctoral scholars for its 2017-2018 Center Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. The fellowship provides $50,000 support and will be awarded to an outstanding postdoctoral scholar from any discipline who will advance digital genocide research through the use of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA).