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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

“Narratives of ‘Home’: Violence, Spatial Belonging, and Everyday Life for Armenian Genocide Survivors” Ayşenur Korkmaz (PhD candidate in European Studies, University of Amsterdam) 2019-2020 Robert J. Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies November 19, 2019

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Students and educators have multiple opportunities to learn about USC Shoah Foundation and explore the Visual History Archive at Eötvos Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest over the next few weeks.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
You don’t have to be in Paris to view UNESCO’s “Journeys Through the Holocaust” exhibit, curated by USC Shoah Foundation associate director of education – evaluation and scholarship Dr. Amy M Carnes. The entire exhibit is posted – in English and French – right here on the USC Shoah Foundation website.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Scholars interested in developing college courses or conducting research using USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive are invited to apply for 2014-15 fellowships at USC Shoah Foundation.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education invites proposals for its 2014 Teaching Fellows program that will provide summer support for faculty at the Institute’s Visual History Archive access sites to integrate the Institute’s testimonies into new or existing courses. The faculty stipend program provides financial support and staff assistance to faculty members who wish to use the Institute’s life-history testimonies in their courses.  There are no restrictions with respect to the disciplinary approach or methodology of the proposed courses. 

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

USC Shoah Foundation -- The Institute for Visual History and Education invites proposals for its 2014 Student Research Fellow program. The fellowship provides support during summer 2014 or one designated semester of the 2014-2015 academic year for USC undergraduate and graduate students interested in doing research at the Visual History Archive. 

Monday, January 27, 2014

Steven Spielberg, founder of the USC Shoah Foundation, said it is vital for genocides to be remembered through eyewitness testimony in his keynote address this morning at the United Nations’ International Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Though it’s most known as the city that was home to the Auschwitz concentration camp, the Polish city of Oświęcim has a history of its own as a small industrial center with a thriving Jewish population.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Movie theatres throughout the Midwest will screen Schindler’s List Jan. 24-30, with proceeds benefiting USC Shoah Foundation.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Jeffrey Shandler, professor at Rutgers University and the 2012-13 USC Shoah Foundation Institute Scholar, published a multimedia article that examines the impact of "Schindler’s List" on Holocaust survivors in the December 2013 issue of American Literature.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

University of Southern California students will study post-genocide reconstruction this summer on the second annual Problems Without Passports trip to Rwanda. The course is led by USC Shoah Foundation's Dan Leshem and Amy Carnes.

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