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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Even after using testimony in her teaching and research for several years, Professor Shira Klein still discovered something new during her tenure as the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research 2016-2017 International Teaching Fellow. The annual International Teaching Fellowship is open to professors who wish to incorporate testimony into their courses and research. The chosen fellow has the opportunity to visit the Center and consult with its staff and gives a public lecture at USC about their work.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Sara Cohan, USC Shoah Foundation’s Armenian education program consultant, will give a presentation for educators called “Women’s Voices: Testimony as a Tool of Empowerment.”
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
In this webinar, led by a facilitator from USC Shoah Foundation, participants will explore testimony-based multimedia activities, resources, and tools available in IWitness–the educational website integrated with Echoes & Reflections to enhance teaching of the Holocaust. Participants will learn how audiovisual testimony of witnesses to the Holocaust serves as a powerful tool for engaging students in meaningful ways. For more information and to RSVP for this webinar
Friday, July 7, 2017
For the first time this fall, IWitness will begin offering virtual reality educational resources, such as its VR film Lala. Learn more about how testimony-based virtual reality will be integrated with IWitness’s core principles and pedagogy.
Friday, December 15, 2017
Reflections on the recent conferences the USC Shoah Foundation hosted or participated in, and the ways in which these scholarly gatherings enrich the field of genocide studies and demonstrate the value of the Visual History Archive.
Friday, November 3, 2017
Historian Boris Adjemian gave a public lecture cosponsored by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research and the USC Institute of Armenian Studies about the making of Armenian archival collections of survivors’ testimonies after the Armenian genocide and the evolution of their historiographical uses.
Friday, May 26, 2017
The course will increase the Institute's ability to train globally and significantly scale up indexing capacities.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Drawing from testimonies of survivors from not only the Holocaust, but also genocides that occurred in Rwanda, China, Armenia and Guatemala, 100 Days to Inspire Respect will also include activities on xenophobia, multiple perspectives, and the “othering” of certain groups, among other themes.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
100 testimony clips featured on each day of 100 Days to Inspire Respect, USC Shoah Foundation's educational program from January 20-April 29, 2017. The program offers middle and high school teachers easy-to-use resources that encourage their students to grapple with difficult but important topics: hate, racism, intolerance and xenophobia.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Emmanuel Muhinda describes the persecution of Tutsi and anti-Tutsi propaganda he witnessed before the genocide started in April 1994. His testimony is featured in the IWitness activity, Information Quest: The Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
S.J. Crasnow, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research's Academic Outreach and Research Program Officer, will lead this introductory workshop about the Visual History Archive. The workshop will cover the history of the archive, strategies for searching the testimonies, and examples of how it has been used in classroom teaching. All students and faculty are welcome to attend.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
S.J. Crasnow, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research's Academic Outreach and Research Program Officer, will lead this introductory workshop about the Visual History Archive. The workshop will cover the history of the archive, strategies for searching the testimonies, and examples of how it has been used in classroom teaching. All students and faculty are welcome to attend.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Four of USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s summer 2016 research fellows returned to the Institute on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, to share the outcomes of their fellowships and the impact of testimony on their work. All the fellows are studying or teaching at USC and spent at least several weeks in residence at the Center last summer to conduct research in the Visual History Archive.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
It’s really easy to mess up a film project about the Holocaust. The wrong tone, the wrong direction, and it can all go horribly awry. Add cutting-edge technology operated by unskilled hands to a topic as devastating as survivor testimony, and you could have a disaster. Fortunately, the VR film The Last Goodbye, which debuted at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, gets it right.
Monday, August 28, 2017
For the last four years, I have had the incredible opportunity to share the story of USC Shoah Foundation. I joined the communications team in July 2013 to manage the social media accounts for the Institute. I was excited to work at such an esteemed institution that was making a difference in the world.
Friday, September 15, 2017
Historian and filmmaker Christian Delage (Institut D’Histoire Du Temps Présent, Paris) gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on analysis of different forms of testimony — in war crimes trials, oral history repositories, and documentary - and his recent project collecting interviews about the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Access copies of 1 testimonies conducted in English. For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Access copies of 17 testimonies conducted in Iowa. For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Access copies of 2 testimonies given by Jewish Survivors in English. For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 22 testimonies conducted in Brooklyn, New York. For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 21 testimonies given by survivors born in Oswiecim, Poland. For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 3 testimonies may be of particular interest to visitors of the Roman Vishniac Archive. For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 7 testimonies interviewees residing in New York City. For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 1 testimony given in the English language. For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 3 testimonies given by survivors who discuss Auschwitz II Birkenau. For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 41 Testimonies on Digital files of survivors who settle in and around Rochester, NY area.  For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 39 testimonies.  For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 38 testimonies conducted in Cincinnati, Ohio and in the surrounding region.  For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 28 testimonies given by survivors who lived in the Mahoning Valley after the war.  For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 1 testimony given in the English language.  For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu

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