News for March 2017
Visual History Archive Workshops Coming to Northeastern University, Keene State College and University of Pennsylvania
The workshop will cover the history of the archive, strategies for searching the testimonies, and examples of how the VHA has been used in classroom teaching.
/ Tuesday, March 21, 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.
/ Monday, March 20, 2017
A critical element in countering hate and inspiring respect is an understanding of culture and learning to value cultural differences.
/ Friday, March 17, 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.
/ Thursday, March 16, 2017
Planning for Forthcoming Program on Contemporary Antisemitism Underway at Board of Councilors’ Meetings
Though still in its planning stages, the program will aim to humanize the experience of antisemitism by sharing firsthand testimonies of people who have been affected by it.
/ Wednesday, March 15, 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.
/ Tuesday, March 14, 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.
/ Monday, March 13, 2017
First Ever Holocaust Survivor Testimony in Room-Scale Virtual Reality to World Premiere at 2017 Tribeca Film Festival
Virtual reality lab LightShed, in partnership with USC Shoah Foundation, MPC VR, OTOY, Inc., and HERE BE DRAGONS, proudly announce the world premiere of the first-ever Holocaust survivor testimony in room-scale VR, THE LAST GOODBYE, at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T.
/ Monday, March 13, 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 10, 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 9, 2017