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Friday, June 3, 2016
Educators are introduced to Echoes and Reflections through a three-part online professional development course monthly from Echoes and Reflections on teaching the Holocaust using testimony from the Visual History Archive and other primary and secondary sources.Echoes and Reflections delivers value to both experienced Holocaust educators who are supplementing their curricula and for teachers new to Holocaust education.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation's educational platform, IWitness continues hosting free webinars for educators throughout 2016. These webinars aim to provide a more in-depth and interactive approach to learning how to teach with testimony.
Friday, August 12, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation's educational platform, IWitness continues hosting free webinars for educators throughout 2016. These webinars aim to provide a more in-depth and interactive approach to learning how to teach with testimony.
Friday, August 12, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation's educational platform, IWitness continues hosting free webinars for educators throughout 2016. These webinars aim to provide a more in-depth and interactive approach to learning how to teach with testimony.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation's educational platform, IWitness continues hosting free webinars for educators throughout 2016. These webinars aim to provide a more in-depth and interactive approach to learning how to teach with testimony.
Friday, August 12, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation's educational platform, IWitness continues hosting free webinars for educators throughout 2016. These webinars aim to provide a more in-depth and interactive approach to learning how to teach with testimony.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation's educational platform, IWitness continues hosting free webinars for educators throughout 2016. These webinars aim to provide a more in-depth and interactive approach to learning how to teach with testimony.
Friday, June 24, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation's educational platform, IWitness continues hosting free webinars for educators throughout 2016. These webinars aim to provide a more in-depth and interactive approach to learning how to teach with testimony.
Friday, August 12, 2016
Date Webinar Registration December 15 4:00-5:00 PM PST
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
A public lecture by Richard G. Hovannisian (Professor Emeritus, UCLA) Co-sponsored by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research and the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
A public lecture by Jean-Marc Dreyfus (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)                                                            2018-2019 Center Research Fellow
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
At the American Library Association's Annual Conference and Exposition -- New Orleans. (June 21-26) Location: Morial Convention Center, Rm 227
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Sedda Antekelian and Manuk Avedikyan will talk about IWitness, an online education resource developed by USC Shoah Foundation, that provides access to eyewitness testimonies of the Armenian genocide and classroom activities for educators.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
4 p.m. PST, Nov. 15 This webinar will develop educators' understanding of how to effectively build activities in IWitness, utilizing various resources across the site to support their curriculum. More information here.  
Friday, May 3, 2019
At the Cape Town Holocaust Centre, Dr. Stephen Smith, the Finci-Viterbi Endowed Executive Director of USC Shoah Foundation, will give a glimpse of the cutting-edge technology developed by USC Shoah Foundation.    
Monday, February 12, 2018
A public lecture by Mélanie Péron (University of Pennsylvania) 2016 Rutman Fellow for Research and Teaching This event will take place at the University of Pennsylvania.
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, August 25, 2016
A lecture by Paula Cuellar Cuellar (University of Minnesota) 2016-2017 Center Graduate Research Fellow USC, Doheny Memorial Library, Herklotz Room (Music Library)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
To commemorate National Archives Month, the Society of American Archivists is sponsoring a social media event #AskAnArchivist Day on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The day is an opportunity for archivists to interact with anyone interested in their profession by answering questions with the hashtag #AskAnArchivist. USC Shoah Foundation will participate in #AskanArchivist Day for the third year. Throughout the day our archivists and indexers who will be answering questions on the Visual History Archive and the archive field.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Engage with interactive Holocaust survivor testimonies from New Dimensions on Testimony at the Museum of Tolerance.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Too often, as has become glaringly apparent in our current national climate, an emphasis on difference has potential for creating misunderstandings that lead to violence. Developing empathy will help students see others as human--individuals with feelings, beliefs, reasons--regardless of ethnicity, gender, and ideology. As a result of this webinar, participants will: Learn the guidelines for using audiovisual testimony to develop affective recognition in students
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
A special professional development opportunity for Philadelphia area educators Philadelphia is home to the new Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza. The Memorial Plaza features USC Shoah Foundation’s IWalk app that guides visitors through the interpretive elements of the Memorial Plaza with background information and personal testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.
Friday, March 6, 2015
Dr. Gardner and Dr. Immordino-Yang will engage in conversation about the art and science of teaching and learning in the 21st century. In an age where information is distributed and consumed widely, the need to develop critical thinkers who behave responsibly in global society grows. In this landscape, empathy becomes an important learning skill, and scientific research holds the potential to inform the ways in which empathy undergirds ethics. In this landscape, how should scientific researchers translate their work for teachers and learners?
Friday, January 9, 2015
Hosted by CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, the film tells the stories of four survivors from the Nazi German concentration camp.“Voices of Auschwitz” will air nationally on Jan. 27 to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation.The USC screening will be followed by a half-hour panel discussion featuring two CNN producers. Stephen Smith, executive director of USC Shoah Foundation, will moderate.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Outside the Box [Office] ScreeningFinding HillywoodFollowed by a discussion with filmmakers Eric Kabera and Ni’coel StarkUSC School of Cinematic Arts, The Ray Stark Family Theater (SCA 108)
Friday, June 5, 2015
Steven Spielberg, founder of USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, will present William Clay Ford, Jr., executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, with the Institute’s Ambassador for Humanity Award at the organization’s annual gala, taking place this year in Detroit on September 10, 2015. Ford will be recognized for his leadership and corporate citizenry around education and community. Mickey Shapiro, real estate developer and longstanding member of the Institute’s Board of Councilors, is the event’s co-chairman.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
In an effort to create a deeper engagement with educators online, USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness hosts Twitter chat's 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.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
In an effort to create a deeper engagement with educators online, USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness hosts Twitter chat's 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.
Thursday, August 25, 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.

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