News for August 2017
Continuing its partnership with USC Shoah Foundation, The Florida Holocaust Museum (FHM) education staff have authored an IWitness activity introducing students to the challenges faced by Holocaust refugees, titled “Walter Loebenburg: Refugee Experiences During the Holocaust.”
/ Thursday, August 31, 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, August 30, 2017
Longtime Visual History Archive user Professor Therkel Straede took his use of testimony one step further last semester by giving his students an assignment to construct their own videos in IWitness, with inspiring results.
/ Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Zelizer will use her fellowship to teach a Ph.D. research seminar entitled “Mediating War and Genocide Through Visual Memory.”
/ Monday, August 28, 2017
For the last four years, I have had the incredible opportunity to share the story of USC Shoah Foundation. I joined the communications team in July 2013 to manage the social media accounts for the Institute. I was excited to work at such an esteemed institution that was making a difference in the world.
/ Monday, August 28, 2017
The 2017-2018 Interdisciplinary Research Week at USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research has come to a close, but for the seven scholars who were awarded this year’s fellowship, the work is just beginning.
/ Friday, August 25, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation and USC Center for Excellence in Teaching welcome proposals from faculty who will integrate USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive (VHA) and IWitness into a Spring 2018 course.
/ Thursday, August 24, 2017
Three graduates of USC Shoah Foundation’s Master Teacher program in Central Europe traveled to Los Angeles this week for additional training to take their use of IWitness and testimony to the next level.
/ Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Another group of talented students has completed their applied math research project as part of UCLA Institute for Applied Mathematics (IPAM)’s Research in Industrial Projects (RIPS) summer program, offering USC Shoah Foundation staff options for improving the functionality of the Visual History Archive
/ Tuesday, August 22, 2017
The initiative will support educators by providing them with tools and training to responsibly engage their students now and into the future.
/ Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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