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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Alexander Korb, the 2016-2017 Center Research Fellow and director of the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Leicester, gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on his research on collaboration in the Holocaust in eastern and southeastern Europe.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
The 2017 Interdisciplinary Research Week team gave a public lecture to discuss the progress of their project so far, in which they plan to comparatively analyze the individual experiences and narratives of Holocaust survivors in four Latin American countries.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Amazon customers around the world have the opportunity to support USC Shoah Foundation even as they shop online.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Learn to seamlessly develop students' digital literacy and arts education Explore multimedia activities for use in arts classrooms For more information and to RSVP for this webinar
Thursday, November 2, 2017
World War II veteran Brendon Phibbs recounts liberating French dignitaries, including the premier, held captive by the Nazi's. He also mentions some infamous characters he and his troops rounded up around the same time. Watch his full-length testimony at vhaonline.usc.edu
Friday, September 8, 2017
Over a dozen new multimedia activities in a variety of languages have been published on IWitness in time for the new school year.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Presented in partnership with: Two Point Films, Metro Films, Jewish Renewal in Poland, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, Polish Film Festival Los Angeles, Sigi Ziering Institute on the Holocaust (American Jewish University), Menemsha Films, CIYCL (California Institute for Yiddish Culture and Language), and Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival. March 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM Laemmle's Music Hall 3, 9036 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills CA 90211
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Join USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research for a Facebook live interview with 2016-2017 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellow Katja Schatte.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
The workshop in Venice is titled “Data Sharing, Holocaust Documentation and the Digital Humanities. Best Practices, Case Studies, Benefits.”
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
One year after the Future of Storytelling Festival exhibited USC Shoah Foundation’s New Dimensions in Testimony, Gustman has been invited back to give a talk at the 2017 Future of Storytelling Summit on October 4-5.
Friday, August 18, 2017
Much of the content is geared toward addressing some of the many conflicts that came to light during and in the wake of the neo-Nazi, white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 15, 2017, such as the importance of speaking out against hate, promoting tolerance and acceptance, and embracing diversity.
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.
Friday, October 27, 2017
In his new memoir, Willing to be Lucky: Adventures in Life and Television, readers will not only get the inside scoop about working with Oprah Winfrey and George Clooney – they’ll also learn how his work with USC Shoah Foundation has been some of the most meaningful of his life.
Monday, May 15, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation recorded two testimonies of Italian Jewish survivors who have memories of champion Italian cyclist Gino Bartali and his resistance activities.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research Director Wolf Gruner will give a workshop on how to use the Visual History Archive at Clark University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies on Wednesday, September 13 at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Chief Technology Officer Sam Gustman will speak about his work at the University of Michigan School of Information’s Bicentennial Symposium on Friday, Oct. 6.
Tuesday, January 31, 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.
Tuesday, January 31, 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.
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.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Promote Close Reading of Text through Audiovisual Primary Sources. Join us on June 15th at 4PM PDT Learn strategies for promoting close reading through the use of audiovisual testimonies of witnesses to 20th century history Learn how to use word clouds to assess comprehension For more information and to RSVP for this webinar
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Teach Across the Curriculum Using Powerful Audiovisual Testimony Join us on July 20th at 4PM PDT   Learn about IWitness, a free educational website offering audiovisual testimonies for use across the curriculum Learn how to access, use and create curriculum with audiovisual testimony For more information and to RSVP for this webinar
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Learn to Use Digital Teacher Tools in IWitness. Join us on August 17th at 4PM PDT Learn to use a virtual classroom to engage students in powerful learning through testimonies of witnesses to 20th century history Learn to monitor and assess student work For more information and to RSVP for this webinar
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Teach About Kristallnacht Through Testimony. Join us on October 19th at 4PM PDT Bring your lesson to life with personal testimonies from those who lived through Kristallnacht Promote your students' close reading of audiovisual testimony For more information and to RSVP for this webinar
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation has partnered with The Memory Project Productions to debut a new IWitness activity and incorporate testimony into the organization’s curriculum.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
As an educator you might be thinking how to get started with the IWitness Video Challenge. How do you encourage your students to make a difference? How do you incorporate video editing? Well, we have the answers to these questions from actual IWitness educators.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
As news continues to develop about the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, educators can draw on resources from USC Shoah Foundation to help humanize the struggles faced by young immigrants throughout history.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Educators in the Detroit area and Glendale, Calif., attended professional development workshops on IWitness in the first months of 2017 in order to learn more about how to incorporate testimony into their teaching.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Social studies teacher Linda O’Dwyer’s first experience with IWitness showed her how creative her students could be while learning how to counter hate.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Ways to Inspire Respect Professional Development series launching today will engage with real-world issues that teachers face in classrooms, such as cultural conflict, lack of dialogue or inappropriate dialogue, and confusion around issues of identity that can quickly escalate in schools and distract from curricular goals.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
In a new quantitative study, USC Shoah Foundation will evaluate how teachers’ familiarity with IWitness impacts implementation and students’ learning outcomes.

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