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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive Freeman Family Foundation Holocaust Education Centre of the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada 123 Doncaster Street, Suite C140 Winnipeg, Manitoba R3N 2B2 Canada Website: http://www.ffhec.org For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation Institute: Tel:  (213) 740-6046 Email:  vhahelp@usc.edu
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Calgary Jewish Federation 1607 - 90th Avenue S.W. Calgary, Alberta  T2V 4V7 Canada Website: https://www.jewishcalgary.org For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6026 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Alex Dworkin Canadian Jewish Archives 1590 Docteur Penfield Avenue Montreal, Quebec H3G 1C5 Canada Website: http://www.cjarchives.ca/en For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6046 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Join USC Shoah Foundation, Prensa Comunitaria, Movimiento plurinacional Maya Guatemalteco & FilmRise for a special advanced screening of Finding Oscar
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Smith will introduce 2,500 business executives from around the world to USC Shoah Foundation at Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO)’s annual EDGE conference, held March 1-3 in Vancouver.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Path and co-author Angeliki Andrea Kanavou study how young men plucked from rural Cambodia were turned into obedient arbiters of genocide by the Khmer Rouge regime.
Monday, March 6, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation is co-sponsoring an advance screening of the new Polish documentary "Bogdan’s Journey" in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 8.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Educators have a new slate of webinars to choose from in 2017 to enhance their knowledge and skills for using Echoes and Reflections and IWitness in the classroom.
Monday, March 20, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith lent his expertise, and New Dimensions in Testimony, to a panel on technology at Jewish Funders Network (JFN)’s annual international conference in Atlanta on March 20.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Educators share how they teach with eyewitness testimony for April's Genocide Awareness Month.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Through testimony of genocide survivors from the Visual History Archive, it is possible to examine how stereotypes manifest into society and fuel prejudice.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Katja Schatte, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s 2016-17 Greenberg Research Fellow, shared some of the discoveries she’s made in the Visual History Archive at her public lecture on March 7.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research offers fellowships to support USC undergraduate students, graduate students, and USC faculty in conducting summer research using testimonies from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and/or other unique USC collections and resources. This event features four of the Center's five Summer 2016 research fellows from a variety of disciplines who will share their research and reflect on the use and value of testimonies in their projects.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
This lecture will discuss how the East Galician town of Buczacz was transformed from a site of coexistence, where Poles, Ukrainians, and Jews had lived side-by-side for centuries, into a site of genocide. Between 1941, when the Germans conquered the region, and 1944, when the Soviets liberated it, the entire Jewish population of Buczacz was murdered by the Nazis, with ample help from local Ukrainians, who then also ethnically cleansed the region of the Polish population. What were the reasons for this instance of communal violence, what were its dynamics, and why has it been erased from the local memory?
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation's free educational website IWitness will host a Social Studies Twitter Chat #SSChat on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 4pm PT/7pm ET. Join @USCIWitness for a discussion on teaching about genocide with survivor and eyewitness testimony for Genocide Awareness Month.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Teresa Walch, the 2016-2017 Inaugural Robert J. Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies, gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on the calculated and gradual exclusion of Jews from public spaces and ultimately from their own homes that began in the 1930s.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Concordia University Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W., LB-1042 Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8 Canada Website: http://storytelling.concordia.ca/ For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6046 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive McGill University Oral History Centre 3459 McTavish Street McLennan Library Montréal, Quebec H3A 1Y1 Canada Website: http://oralhistorycentre.ca For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6026 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Jewish Archives and Historical Society of Edmonton and Northern Alberta #200-10220 156 St. NW Edmonton, Alberta T5P 2R1 Canada Website: http://jahsena.ca For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6046 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
In the collective memory, the February Revolution has faded or been mixed with the October Revolution, which happened eight months later and defined the trajectory of the Russian history for the next 70 years. However, the memory of the February Revolution is preserved in several eyewitness testimonies to the Holocaust in the Visual History Archive.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Emmanuel Muhinda describes the persecution of Tutsi and anti-Tutsi propaganda he witnessed before the genocide started in April 1994. His testimony is featured in the IWitness activity, Information Quest: The Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Before Finding Oscar is released in theaters across the country on April 21, USC Shoah Foundation will host three free screenings and Q&As with the filmmakers and representatives from the Guatemalan community.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The one-day training will introduce Detroit area educators to IWitness and strategies for using testimony in the classroom, including how to integrate testimony across the curriculum and how to create testimony-curriculum plans for their individual classrooms.
Monday, March 13, 2017
During a recent Twitter chat, #IWitnessChat hosted by Discovery Education, teachers shared how they are integrating the IWitness Video Challenge into their classrooms. Explore their insights and tips to help encourage your students to participate in the 2017 IWitness Video Challenge.
Friday, March 24, 2017
Within an hour of learning about IWitness for the first time, Julie McDaniel could already envision how its testimonies and activities could enhance her work as Student Safety and Well-Being Consultant at the Oakland Schools district in Michigan.
Friday, March 3, 2017
Just over halfway into her month-long residency at USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, 2016-2017 Greenberg Research Fellow Katja Schatte has already surpassed her expectations about what she would discover in the Visual History Archive. Schatte sat down for a Facebook Live interview about her research and her fellowship at the Center. She will give a public lecture about her work on March 7 on the USC campus.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
On January 27, 2017, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest debuted a new exhibition that draws on the Visual History Archive testimony of survivor Katalin Bárány.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Through this set of resources, students learn about the immigrant and refugee experience, including specific definitions for migrant groups, the processes by which newcomers settle into their new home countries and the complex and difficult experience it can be.
Friday, March 3, 2017
Resources this week engage students to think about the experiences of women in a variety of contexts.
Friday, March 17, 2017
A critical element in countering hate and inspiring respect is an understanding of culture and learning to value cultural differences.