Twenty-two and 71 years after surviving genocide, Edith Umugiraneza and Celina Biniaz, respectively, shared poetry they wrote about their experiences at a special event organized by DEFY, USC Shoah Foundation’s student association.
poetry, defy, celina binaz, edith umugiraneza / Wednesday, April 20, 2016
USC literature professor receives USC Shoah Foundation grant for innovative use of poetry by genocide survivors
Included within the course’s syllabus is the testimony of Holocaust survivor Eva Slonim, who was depicted in an iconic photo of a group of children standing behind the barbed wire at Auschwitz. Slonim composed a poem along with a group of other children while imprisoned in Auschwitz.
DITT, Diversity and Inclusion Through Testimony, poetry, eva slonim / Tuesday, June 19, 2018