News for November 2017
The critically acclaimed 2017 Hungarian film 1945 is the subject of a new English-language IWitness activity, 1945 – Homecoming.
/ Thursday, November 30, 2017
Lucette Valensi, who lived through World War II in Tunisia as a child and is now one of the most influential scholars of North African history, recorded an interview last week for USC Shoah Foundation’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Collection.
/ Wednesday, November 29, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith and Director of Global Initiatives Karen Jungblut traveled to Bangladesh over the week of Thanksgiving to record interviews with Rohingya refugees who fled genocidal violence in Myanmar.
/ Tuesday, November 28, 2017
The announcement of a deal between Myanmar and Bangladesh which will allow the repatriation of the Rohingya may sound like good news. Here is why it is not.
/ Saturday, November 25, 2017
Scholars Consider Ethics, Possibilities, and Critiques of New Dimensions in Testimony at Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies Conference
This particular panel focused on NDT and its impact on the future of testimony at a time when fewer and fewer storytellers remain.
/ Tuesday, November 21, 2017
von Frijtag questioned commonly-held perceptions about relations between Dutch Jews and gentiles during the Holocaust during her tenure as USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s 2017-2018 Center Fellow.
/ Monday, November 20, 2017
Five members of the educational nonprofit started working with USC Shoah Foundation education staff last week to develop resources in IWitness for Panamanian students and teachers.
/ Friday, November 17, 2017
The broadcast will go live on USC Shoah Foundation’s Facebook page on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. At that time, the Junior Interns will have a chance to ask Lebovics questions about her message. Viewers will also have the opportunity to ask Lebovics questions in the comments on the Facebook post.
/ Thursday, November 16, 2017
The 2018 IWitness Video Challenge, created by USC Shoah Foundation in partnership with Discovery Education, provides an actionable way to promote equality, challenge bias, discuss tolerance, and engage students in a service-learning project that inspires action.
/ Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Librarians from New York City schools will have the opportunity to learn about IWitness at their 2017 annual fall conference on November 14.
/ Friday, November 10, 2017