A daylong workshop will introduce teachers to the Holocaust multimedia curriculum guide Echoes and Reflections at the USC campus on Friday.
holocaust, education, adl, yad vashem, teaching / Wednesday, October 30, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation's executive director and director of community relations will speak at this year's conference for child survivors of the Holocaust.
Stephen Smith, conference, child survivor, jewish survivor, holocaust, kristallnacht / Thursday, October 31, 2013
The 10-part Echoes and Reflections series continues with Lesson 8: Survivors and Liberators.
echoes and reflections, survivor, liberator, education, teaching, testimony / Friday, November 1, 2013
Over the last three months, USC Shoah Foundation has increased its presence in academia, schools and on the web, according to its latest Institute Statistics report.
statistics / Monday, November 4, 2013
USC students who have entered this year’s Student Voices Short Film Contest can learn everything they need to know about making and editing films using testimony at a series of three workshops this Saturday.
student voices, student film, visual history archive / Tuesday, November 5, 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
Amy Carnes, USC Shoah Foundation associate director of education - evaluation and scholarship, traveled to Chicago last week to observe and evaluate IWitness in action.
iwitness, evaluation / Thursday, November 7, 2013
IWitness teacher trainings have been held in countries all over the world; now, Rwanda can add itself to the list.
/ Thursday, November 7, 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
USC Shoah Foundation director of technology Anita Pace is spending the week in Rwanda to work with Kigali Genocide Memorial Center (KGMC) staff on the possibility of building KGMC its own Genocide Archive Center. The center would be modeled after USC Shoah Foundation’s own Visual History Archive Center, which digitizes, preserves and stores its 52,000 audiovisual testimonies of survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides and provides access to the testimonies to institutions around the world.
visual history archive, technology / Tuesday, November 12, 2013
During its Week of Holocaust Remembrance, Stephen Smith and Pinchas Gutter helped the College of Saint Elizabeth not only honor the past, but also consider the future of Holocaust remembrance and education.
Stephen Smith, Pinchas Gutter, holocaust, education, new dimensions / Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The new Museum of the History of the Polish Jews in Warsaw is now offering educational programming for students that uses the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
museum, education, visual history archive, testimony / Wednesday, November 13, 2013
The University of Toronto now has access to the Visual History Archive. Over 2,800 testimonies are from survivors living in Toronto and other parts of Canada.
visual history archive, toronto, access / Thursday, November 14, 2013
The 10-part Echoes and Reflections series continues with Lesson 9: Perpetrators, Collaborators and Bystanders
echoes and reflections, education, teaching, visual history archive, testimony, holocaust / Friday, November 15, 2013
The Haverford School and Main Line Reform Temple – Beth Elohim will host workshops for teachers and students to learn about IWitness, USC Shoah Foundation’s educational website that uses testimony to teach via engaging multimedia-learning activities.
iwitness, education, workshop, kori street / Monday, November 18, 2013
Welcome to Through Testimony, the official blog of USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education.
op-eds / Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Two USC Cinematic Arts professors, a former Student Voices winner and two independent filmmakers will judge this year’s Student Voices Short Film Contest.
student voices, visual history archive, student film / Tuesday, November 19, 2013
A three-day seminar will be held November 22-24 in Kyiv to train Ukrainian teachers of social sciences and humanities, university tutors of law and human rights activists on the use of a new multimedia teacher’s guide titled Where do Human Rights Begin: History and Contemporary Approaches.
Ukraine, teacher training, curriculum, visual history archive / Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The 10-part Echoes and Reflections series concludes with Lesson 10: The Children.
echoes and reflections, holocaust, children, teaching, visual history archive / Thursday, November 21, 2013
Stephen Smith, USC Shoah Foundation executive director, is in North Carolina today recording Maj. Gen. Sidney Shachnow’s testimony for the Visual History Archive.
visual history archive / Sunday, November 24, 2013
The award-winning French documentarian Claude Lanzmann will present his latest film and participate in a discussion with USC Shoah Foundation executive director Stephen Smith at the USC School of Cinematic Arts Tues., Dec. 10.
claude lanzmann, documentary, screening, usc, Stephen Smith / Monday, November 25, 2013
Steven Spielberg was awarded this year's Records of Achievement Award by the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
op-eds / Tuesday, November 26, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation is issuing its first-ever call for proposals for an international conference to be held next November, inspired by the 20th anniversary of Schindler’s List.
research, call for proposals, conference, Schindler's List / Sunday, December 1, 2013
Students will interact with the stories of Holocaust survivors who immigrated to America in the newest IWitness activity, “New Beginnings – Journey to America,” published today.
/ Monday, December 2, 2013
Let's just say I throw my smartphone over the wall into the Warsaw ghetto. Along with it, I send instructions to make a video diary until the battery drains, then to wrap it in lots of newspaper before throwing it back.
op-eds / Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (CHHANGE) is hosting its annual conference for Holocaust educators Friday, featuring USC Shoah Foundation executive director Stephen Smith as keynote speaker.
Stephen Smith, conference, Holocaust education / Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Czech educators are gathering at the Academy of Sciences in Prague today to attend a conference dedicated to the "Ours or Foreign? Jews in the Czech 20th Century" project from the Jewish Museum of Prague.
Czech Republic, education, teacher, curriculum, jewish survivor, Martin Smok / Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Secondary school students across France are hard at work on their entries for the 2013-2014 National Contest on Resistance and Deportation – and many of them are drawing inspiration from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive
visual history archive, exhibit, france, contest / Thursday, December 5, 2013
French educators are attending a Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century workshop today and tomorrow to learn about IWitness and using testimony in the classroom.
france, teaching with testimony for the 21st century, teacher training, iwitness / Sunday, December 8, 2013

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