In the immediate aftermath of the Armenian genocide, thousands of Armenian survivors recorded testimonies detailing the atrocities they witnessed at the hands of the Ottoman Turks during World War I. And yet it wouldn’t be until the 1990s before historians would begin taking these oral histories seriously.
Armenian Genocide, lecture, center for advanced genocide research, usc shoah foundation / Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Living through the Holocaust was such a strange and overwhelming experience, survivors often found it difficult to find ways to describe it. In her lecture “Phantom Geographies in Representations of the Holocaust” hosted by USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Studies on March 22, Kathryn Brackney identified survivors who talked about living in a world outside of time and place, where even the laws of nature fell apart.
cagr, lecture summary, lecture, katz fellow / Monday, March 26, 2018
USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education co-sponsored a March 7 lecture by Dr. Cathy J. Schlund-Vials on the memory work of Cambodian Americans whose films, memoirs, and music represent a largely unexamined site of critique on Cambodian memory in the aftermath of genocide.
cambodia, khmer rouge, lecture, memory / Friday, March 8, 2013
On February 11, Dr. Howard Gardner, best known for his theory of multiple intelligences, engaged in a public conversation on the art science of 21st-century education with Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, an award-winning behavioral and social scientist and faculty member at the University of Southern California.
howard gardner, lecture, presentation / Thursday, February 28, 2013
Renowned Holocaust historian Yehuda Bauer will visit USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education in November.
yehuda bauer, visitor, visiting scholar, lecture / Tuesday, August 13, 2013
UCLA emeritus professor of Armenian and Near Eastern History Richard Hovannisian will meet with staff at USC Shoah Foundation on September 17.
lecture, Armenian, testimony, Hagopian / Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Kori Street, Director of Education, and Professor Douglas Becker Lead Talk About Preventing Atrocities
USC Shoah Foundation's first co-sponsored academic event of the year was a discussion about how atrocities can be stopped by governments and individuals.
lecture, kori street, academic / Tuesday, October 22, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation’s director of education, Kori Street, will give two presentations this week in Montreal.
kori street, canada, presentation, lecture, iwitness / Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Yehuda Bauer, a pioneer of Holocaust studies, and Xu Xin, who introduced the subject to universities in China, will participate in a discussion on Thursday hosted by USC Shoah Foundation.
yehuda bauer, lecture / Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Renowned Holocaust scholars Yehuda Bauer and Xu Xin discussed the past, present and future of Holocaust studies in a lively conversation moderated by USC Shoah Foundation executive director Stephen Smith on Thursday.
yehuda bauer, xu xin, Stephen Smith, lecture / Monday, November 11, 2013
Senior Institute Fellow Doug Greenberg’s lecture brought to life the story of the people of Wolyn, who were slaughtered years before the most recognizable events of the Holocaust even began, yet have largely disappeared from public and scholarly memory.
Doug Greenberg, wolyn, lecture / Wednesday, March 26, 2014
On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, the USC Center for Advanced Genocide Research hosted a lecture from Dr. Peter Hayes who spoke before a packed room at USC on the complex relationship between anti-Semitism and homophobia exerted in Nazi-occupied territories during World War II.
cagr, lecture, homophobia, homosexuality, anti-semitism, Peter Hayes / Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Dr. Ugur Üngör Considers Role of Kurds in Armenian Genocide in Lecture at Center for Advanced Genocide Research
Dr. Ugur Üngör began his lecture yesterday at The Forum in USC’s Tutor Campus Center by asking a question that has plagued genocide researchers for generations.
cagr, Armenian Genocide, lecture / Thursday, April 9, 2015
Wendy Lower has used the Visual History Archive to uncover how women contributed to the Nazi Party and helped perpetrate the crimes of the Holocaust.
yom hashoah, wendy lower, lecture / Wednesday, May 6, 2015
The presentation will engage the theoretical and practical implications of effectively using the audio-visual testimonies of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive.
Armenian Genocide Testimony Collection, kori street, lecture / Tuesday, August 4, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research welcomed the University of Munich’s Maximilian Strnad to USC last week.
cagr, visiting scholar, lecture / Monday, November 23, 2015
In his lecture at USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research March 29, Professor Dan Stone offered a global perspective of the origins and history of concentration camps.
cagr, lecture, concentration camp / Wednesday, March 30, 2016