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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Presented as part of USC’s Genocide Awareness Week, three events organized by the USC Shoah Foundation will explore artistic responses to genocide, highlighting the ability of creative expression to shine light in the darkness and give voice to silence. The events will reveal the power of the arts to communicate messages of survival and hope in the face of great tragedy. The series is sponsored by the USC Visions and Voices initiative.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Presented as part of USC’s Genocide Awareness Week, this, the first of three events organized by the USC Shoah Foundation, will explore artistic responses to genocide, highlighting the ability of creative expression to shine light in the darkness and give voice to silence. The events will reveal the power of the arts to communicate messages of survival and hope in the face of great tragedy. The series is sponsored by the USC Visions and Voices initiative.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Presented as part of USC’s Genocide Awareness Week, three events organized by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute will explore artistic responses to genocide, highlighting the ability of creative expression to shine light in the darkness and give voice to silence. The events will reveal the power of the arts to communicate messages of survival and hope in the face of great tragedy. The series is sponsored by the USC Visions and Voices initiative.
Friday, May 31, 2013
Offering a sweeping epic encompassing the years 1911–1945, this adaptation of the best-selling novel by Annejet van der Zijl tells the real-life love story of a mixed-race couple and their struggle to survive and help others in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands. Free spirit Rika, with four children, leaves her unfaithful husband and in order to survive, she rents out a spare room to the university student Waldemar, a bright young man from Surinam who is suffering deeply in racist Holland. Against all odds, Rika and Waldemar fall in love.
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Refreshments will be served.
Friday, June 21, 2013
You’re invited to the USC Shoah Foundation! Free and open to the public, our monthly tours give visitors a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
You’re invited to the USC Shoah Foundation! Free and open to the public, our monthly tours give visitors a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
This year we will be honoring artist and humanitarian George Clooney. We are also happy to announce that the host for the gala will be Jon Stewart. TNT is our presenting sponsor. For more information, call the Gala Benefit Line: 818.777.7876
Monday, October 14, 2013
Join us for a panel discussion on the role of international institutions, NGOs and civil society in addressing and preventing mass atrocities, featuring USC Shoah Foundation Director of Education Kori Street and USC International Relations Professor Douglas Becker. USC Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Room 350 Contact: vhi-academic@dornsife.usc.edu  
Monday, October 14, 2013
A Conversation Between Professors Yehuda Bauer (Hebrew University, Emeritus) and Xu Xin (Nanjing University)Noted Holocaust scholar Professor Yehuda Bauer is Professor Emeritus of History and Holocaust Studies at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Academic Advisor to Yad Vashem. Credited with widely expanding Holocaust education within Chinese academia, Professor Xu Xin is the Director of the Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies at Nanjing University, where he initiated the undergraduate and graduate Jewish Studies programs.
Monday, October 14, 2013
“Holocaust and Ethnic Cleansing in the North Caucasus, 1942-43” Lecture by Crispin Brooks (USC Shoah Foundation) Crispin Brooks, curator of USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive, will present a paper that examines the parallels of Nazi and Soviet Mass Violence in the Karachai autonomous region, 1942-43. Sponsored by Shapell-Guerin Chair in Jewish Studies. USC Social Science Building, Room 250 Contact: vhi-academic@dornsife.usc.edu
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Summary: Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry. Description:
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Summary: Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry. Description:
Monday, November 25, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation, Outside the Box [Office], and Cohen Media Group invite you to a special preview screening of The Last of the Unjust. Directed by Claude Lanzmann Produced by David Frenkel, Jean Labadie, and Danny Krausz The event will begin with a 30-minute discussion with Claude Lanzmann, hosted by Stephen Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation. 
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Summary: Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry. Description:
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Summary: Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry. Description:
Thursday, December 12, 2013
 This event has been cancelled. Please contact lrogers@usc.edu or kiahays@usc.edu with any questions.  
Friday, December 13, 2013
USC Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Room 240 How Many Bytes does it Take to Get to the Center? Finding the Human in Digital Humanities
Friday, December 13, 2013
USC School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) Room 106 Awards for the Institute’s annual Student Voices Film Contest will be announced. The evening will include screenings of the winning films as well as a panel discussion with honorees and the distinguished jury.   Independent filmmakers Eric Kabera and Sam Kadi will serve on the Student Voices Film Contest jury for the first time.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
USC Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Room G28
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
  USC University Club at King Stoops Hall Michael Ignatieff, the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs Centennial Chair, will then give a public talk at USC, “In Search of a Global Ethic: Lessons from the Big Cities” from 4-6 PM on the 21st where he discusses the “lessons
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Summary: Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry. Description:
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Summary: Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry. Description:
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Forum, Room 450USC Shoah Foundation's 2013-2014 Institute Scholar, Dr. Douglas Greenberg, will looks at the lives of Jews before, during, and after the Holocaust in the Wolyn district of modern Ukraine.
Monday, February 10, 2014
USC Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Room 240.The USC Shoah Foundation together with the USC Gould School of Law International Human Rights Clinic, USC Center for International Studies, the USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics, and USC Libraries, proudly presents an evening with distinguished guest Ms. Zainab Hawa Bangura, United Nations Undersecretary-General and Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Outside the Box [Office] ScreeningFinding HillywoodFollowed by a discussion with filmmakers Eric Kabera and Ni’coel StarkUSC School of Cinematic Arts, The Ray Stark Family Theater (SCA 108)
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Screening of Keepers of Memory Survivors’ Accounts of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda Followed by a Q&A session with Eric Kabera, Director Friday, March 7, Leavey Auditorium
Friday, March 21, 2014
On May 7, 2014, USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education will gather in Los Angeles for its 20th Anniversary Ambassadors for Humanity Gala.  To help mark this occasion, the Institute will have the great privilege of welcoming President Barack Obama, who will speak to common values and shared responsibilities in building a brighter future.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Survivor of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda and youth activist Yannick Tona will speak on his experiences during the genocide and relate them to concerns of the modern day, including the need for continued genocide education and for social responsibility in the media.   ASC 207 (Annenberg Geoffrey Cowan Forum), 6:30 – 7:30pm, with a reception to follow.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
A commemorative vigil to the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, titled and structured around the three central themes of the Kwibuka20 movement. Testimony transcripts will be read aloud, photos of victims will be shared, an original student piano piece will be performed, attendees will record and send messages to Rwanda as part of Kwibuka20’s “A Million Voices” program, and a traditional Rwandan dance will conclude.   University Religious Center Courtyard, 7:30 – 8:30pm.  

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