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Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Thursday, January 3, 2019
Coinciding with the 25th anniversary and recent rerelease of “Schindler’s List,” USC Shoah Foundation has produced a suite of learning activities connected to the film. The engaging activities encourage critical thinking; all feature clips of testimony from Holocaust survivors who were saved by Oskar Schindler.
Monday, January 7, 2019
Public lecture by Virginia Bullington (USC undergraduate, Narrative Studies)
Monday, January 7, 2019
Public lecture by Gabór Tóth 2018-2019 Center Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
USC Shoah Foundation is joining forces with The Genocide Education Project, which is dedicated to bringing curriculum about the World War I-era Armenian Genocide into high schools across the United States.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Charlotte McKern, who survived the Holocaust by taking refuge in Shanghai, shares the story of how she met her husband, Robert Grosslight, a physician who’d been released from the Dachau concentration camp in Germany to migrate to Shanghai.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Charlotte McKern, who was among the roughly 20,000 Jews from Germany and Austria who survived the Holocaust by taking refuge in Shanghai, turns 100 today. In her testimony, McKern recalled not only the dangers, but also the brighter moments, during her years in China.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Ludwigstr. 16  80539 Munich Germany Tel: +49 89 28638-2322 Online contact form: https://www.bsb-muenchen.de/?id=40 Website: https://www.bsb-muenchen.de/ For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation Institute: Tel:  (213) 740-6046 Email:  vhahelp@usc.edu
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive: Mémorial de la Shoah 17 rue Geoffroy l’Asnier 75004 Paris France Tel: +33 (0) 1 42 77 44 72 Email: bibliotheque@memorialdelashoah.org Website: http://www.memorialdelashoah.org For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6046 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki University Campus 54124 Thessaloniki Greece Tel.: +30 2310 995390 Email: grammateia@lib.auth.gr Website: http://www.lib.auth.gr For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6026 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu
Friday, January 11, 2019
Bill Morgan, now 93 years old, is a survivor of the Stanislawow Ghetto. After obtaining a birth certificate from a Polish Christian, he escaped the ghetto and found work as a farmhand in Ukraine. Museum audiences will be able to ask questions of Morgan about his life experiences and hear his pre-recorded responses in real time.
Monday, January 14, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Northumbria University Sandyford Road Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 8ST United Kingdom Tel: +44 0191 227 4646 Email: ask4help@northumbria.ac.uk Website: https://library.northumbria.ac.uk/home
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
New video challenge inspires students and educators to fight against discrimination, injustice and hate by using the power of testimony to create a brighter future.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites research proposals from USC undergraduate students and USC graduate students for its 2019 Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellowship.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Institution with access to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus 28123 Orchard Lake Road Farmington Hills, MI 48334-3738 Tel.: +1 (248) 553-2400 Email: info@holocaustcenter.org Website: https://www.holocaustcenter.org/ For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6026 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu
Friday, January 18, 2019
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Holocaust survivor Minna Aspler -- who spent time in the Warsaw Ghetto -- recalls the personality of Emanuel Ringelblum, who had been her history teacher. Ringelblum went on to lead a clandestine effort with other Warsaw Ghetto inhabitants to amass an archive that would eventually shine a light on the atrocities that occurred there. Aspler's testimony, recorded by McGill University in Montreal in 1995, is stored in USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Dorothy Zoltek, a Warsaw Ghetto and Holocaust survivor, said she knew Emanuel Ringelblum's family well. She discusses their relationship in this testimony, recorded in 1985 by the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre in Toronto. The testimony is stored in USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive.  
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Public lecture by Doerte Bischoff (University of Hamburg) Co-sponsored by USC Libraries, the USC Institute of Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture, the Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies, the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Los Angeles, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa PhiVilla Aurora and the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
At UNESCO’s Paris headquarters on Jan. 27, USC Shoah Foundation Finci-Viterbi Executive Director Stephen Smith will host a panel discussion following a screening of “Who Will Write Our History,” a documentary by Director Roberta Grossman and Executive Producer Nancy Spielberg that chronicles a covert effort by a group of resistance fighters in the Warsaw Ghetto who amassed an archive of documents that would later shed light on the Nazi atrocities that occurred there.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
“Who Will Write Our History” tells how ghetto inhabitant Emanuel Ringelblum, a historian, spearheaded an effort to collect what became one of the most important caches of eyewitness accounts to survive World War II. USC Shoah Foundation is a screening-event partner.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Dimensions in Testimony highlights “Speaking Memories,” an exhibit by the organization Jewish Culture in Sweden featuring the voices and stories of Holocaust survivors. The Swedish History Museum also launched access to the 55,000 testimonies in the Institute’s Visual History Archive.
Friday, January 25, 2019
Professor Marion Kaplan, world-renowned scholar of German-Jewish history, will serve as the 2018-2019 Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research after being awarded its most esteemed fellowship.
Friday, January 25, 2019
“The Stories We Tell: Narratives of Sexual Violence and Concepts of Gender in Post-Genocide Societies” Virginia Bullington (USC undergraduate, Narrative Studies) 2018 Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellow January 23, 2019
Friday, January 25, 2019
Married couple Rose and Max Schindler, both Holocaust survivors, talk about the importance of experiencing cultures in different parts of the world. 
Friday, January 25, 2019
USC Shoah Foundation joined a Friday ceremony at a classroom in Cottbus, Germany that contributed 100 butterflies to the Butterfly Project, an international effort by schoolchildren to paint 1.5 million ceramic butterflies – one for every child murdered in the Holocaust.
Monday, January 28, 2019
Amy B. Bloom, JD is a social studies/history educational consultant for Oakland Schools, a regional education service agency supporting 28 school districts in Oakland County, Michigan. She also serves as the Chair of the Executive Board for the Center for the Study of Citizenship at Wayne State University.
Monday, January 28, 2019
The controversial standoff between a tribal elder and a high school student that went viral has captivated the media and those on all sides of the political aisle. While all the details are still being uncovered, what strikes me is the climate that permeates our nation. We have devolved to a state of “othering” our countrymen, without reflecting on how our own actions may affect one another. We have stopped seeking to understand one another and instead just attack, sometimes even when the facts are not clear. 
Monday, January 28, 2019
In her research of testimonies, USC student Virginia Bullington observed that women in the context of both the Armenian and Tutsi Rwanda genocides are often described as “bearers of culture, maternity and nationalism,” while in the Guatemalan context, “indigenous women were not essentialized -- they were erased.”
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Dr. Tom Catena, the only surgeon in the Nuba Mountains of war-torn South Sudan, will be at USC to meet with students, faculty, and the community.

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