News for August 2013

Holocaust Museum Houston wrapped up a four-day Echoes and Reflections seminar for Holocaust museum educators today. The seminar focused on how to support the educators' capacity to deploy Echoes and Reflections professional development in their local regions.

/ Friday, August 30, 2013

Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson passed away this January, but his story of survival as the youngest boy on Oskar Schindler’s “list” will live on in his new memoir, The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible…on Schindler’s List, which was officially released today.

/ Tuesday, August 27, 2013
International educators discuss testimony-based educationA conversation with Werner Dreier, Alice Herscovitch, and Karen Polak

By Kori Street

/ Monday, August 26, 2013

Shani Lourie of Yad Vashem visited USC Shoah Foundation Thursday in order to learn more about USC Shoah Foundation and its mission and to receive in-depth training on the principles and strategies for developing activities within IWitness.

/ Friday, August 23, 2013

Staff and faculty at USC Shoah Foundation gathered Wednesday to view this year’s project from the 2013 UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM)’s Research in Industrial Projects (RIPS) program.

/ Thursday, August 22, 2013

Liam Neeson will be attending USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education’s special 20th anniversary benefit screening of Schindler’s List that will be held in Philadelphia on Thursday, September 12.  Neeson played the starring role of German industrialist Oskar Schindler in the film, for which he received an Academy Award nomination.

/ Wednesday, August 21, 2013
If participatory politics is the future, media literacy is a must

By Henry Jenkins

/ Tuesday, August 20, 2013

USC Shoah Foundation’s director of research and documentation, Karen Jungb

/ Friday, August 16, 2013

V pražském Centru vizuální historie Malach byl ve dnech 8. - 12. července úvodním seminářem zahájen druhý ročník programu Svědectví pamětníků ve výuce pro 21. století. Letos se kromě učitelů z celé ČR účastnili i pedagogové ze Slovenska. 

/ Friday, August 16, 2013
A conversation with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
/ Thursday, August 15, 2013