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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Polish educators shared the innovative ways they have used testimony in their classrooms since they completed USC Shoah Foundation’s Master Teacher program last year.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation on Monday Mar. 27 and on Friday Mar. 31 celebrated the completion of a years-long endeavor to integrate hundreds of testimonies from the Armenian Genocide into the Visual History Archive.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Renee Firestone is a Holocaust survivor who was interviewed by USC Shoah Foundation and went on to become an interviewer herself. She discusses the interviewing process and describes how listening to testimony is an emotional experience.
Monday, March 20, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith lent his expertise, and New Dimensions in Testimony, to a panel on technology at Jewish Funders Network (JFN)’s annual international conference in Atlanta on March 20.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
The group visiting the Institute’s office on Tuesday were students in Robert Hernandez’ digital journalism class at USC.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
On January 27, 2017, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest debuted a new exhibition that draws on the Visual History Archive testimony of survivor Katalin Bárány.
Monday, March 13, 2017
Virtual reality lab LightShed, in partnership with USC Shoah Foundation, MPC VR, OTOY, Inc., and HERE BE DRAGONS, proudly announce the world premiere of the first-ever Holocaust survivor testimony in room-scale VR, THE LAST GOODBYE, at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Teachers will learn about teaching with testimony and develop their own lesson plans July 2-7, 2017, in Budapest.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Educators from the Ronald Lauder Jewish School in Prague took a day to be educated last month, taking a course generally assigned to their students with USC Shoah Foundation Senior International Program Consultant Martin Šmok.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Though still in its planning stages, the program will aim to humanize the experience of antisemitism by sharing firsthand testimonies of people who have been affected by it.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Educators have a new slate of webinars to choose from in 2017 to enhance their knowledge and skills for using Echoes and Reflections and IWitness in the classroom.
Friday, March 17, 2017
A critical element in countering hate and inspiring respect is an understanding of culture and learning to value cultural differences.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Smith will introduce 2,500 business executives from around the world to USC Shoah Foundation at Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO)’s annual EDGE conference, held March 1-3 in Vancouver.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Entering its eleventh week of operation, USC Shoah Foundation’s 100 Days to Inspire Respect campaign will take some time to focus on violence and extremism.
Friday, March 24, 2017
Throughout the week, students and their instructors will learn about courage under the context of different values and individual agency.
Friday, March 3, 2017
Resources this week engage students to think about the experiences of women in a variety of contexts.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Through this set of resources, students learn about the immigrant and refugee experience, including specific definitions for migrant groups, the processes by which newcomers settle into their new home countries and the complex and difficult experience it can be.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The workshop will cover the history of the archive, strategies for searching the testimonies, and examples of how the VHA has been used in classroom teaching.
Monday, March 27, 2017
USC undergraduates, graduate students and faculty as well as faculty from other universities are encouraged to apply.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Katja Schatte, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s 2016-17 Greenberg Research Fellow, shared some of the discoveries she’s made in the Visual History Archive at her public lecture on March 7.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Teresa Walch, the 2016-2017 Inaugural Robert J. Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies, gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on the calculated and gradual exclusion of Jews from public spaces and ultimately from their own homes that began in the 1930s.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Before Finding Oscar is released in theaters across the country on April 21, USC Shoah Foundation will host three free screenings and Q&As with the filmmakers and representatives from the Guatemalan community.