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Friday, September 6, 2019
Call for Papers for an edited book on The Future of Holocaust Testimonies:  Preserving, Researching, and Re-Presenting Survivor’s Voices
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Harnessing new art exhibit "Facing Survival | David Kassan," presented by The USC Fisher Museum of Art and USC Shoah Foundation, this program is designed to enhance educators’ Holocaust units and deepen their understandings of the survivor experience through art and audiovisual testimony. All museum attendance costs, parking reservations, and a light lunch will be covered by USC Shoah Foundation. Seats are limited—sign up quickly! Through the program, educators will:
Monday, September 30, 2019
Award-Winning Photographer, Writer and Educator Rachael Cerrotti Tells the Extraordinary Story of Her Grandmother’s Escape from the Nazis by Retracing Her Grandmother’s Steps, While Living a Personal Journey of Love and Loss
Monday, September 30, 2019
Award-Winning photographer, writer and educator Rachael Cerrotti tells the extraordinary story of her grandmother’s escape from the Nazis by retracing her grandmother’s steps, while living a personal journey of love and loss.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Portraits of Holocaust survivors appear alongside interactive testimonies in Facing Survival, a USC Fisher Museum of Art and USC Shoah Foundation collaboration open through Dec. 7.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Holocaust survivor Jack Welner talks about why he felt it was important to share his testimony with USC Shoah Foundation.
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Challenge Winners Use ‘Stronger Than Hate’ Grant Awards to Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in California and Pennsylvania School Communities.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
WHY ATTEND THIS PROGRAM? Philadelphia is home to the new Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza. The Memorial Plaza features USC Shoah Foundation’s IWalk app that guides visitors through the interpretive elements of the Memorial Plaza with background information and personal testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses. To support educators’ integration of this innovative resource, the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation and USC Shoah Foundation have partnered with ADL to provide professional development to educators in the Philadelphia area.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Last week, two Swedish museum professionals who oversaw the installation of the exhibit – which marked the European debut of Dimensions in Testimony – visited USC Shoah Foundation to discuss ways to extend the partnership. They said the exhibit has been well received in Sweden, whose Holocaust legacy is complicated.
Friday, September 6, 2019
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites research proposals from advanced-standing Ph.D. candidates for its 2020-2021 research fellowships. Each fellowship provides $4,000 support and will be awarded to an outstanding advanced- standing Ph.D. candidate from any discipline for dissertation research focused on testimony from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and other USC resources.
Friday, September 6, 2019
Each year, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research hosts an interdisciplinary team of scholars from different universities and different countries for one week so that they can develop and discuss a collaborative innovative research project in the field of Holocaust and Genocide Studies using the video testimonies of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA) and other related resources at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Monday, September 9, 2019
Screening and Q&A with Director Miki Dezaki​ This screening is co-sponsored by the USC East Asian Studies Center and Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Cultures and the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research. With additional support from the Korean Studies Institute
Friday, September 27, 2019
Jack Welner and Lori Goldberg had never met before the interview on Nov. 9 of 1995, but they formed an instant connection, and became lifelong friends. The obituary published by Welner’s family referred to them as “soulmates.”
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
USC Shoah Foundation's Stephen Smith showed this reel of testimony clips during his remarks at “Anti-Semitism and Sports: A Global Symposium on Sports and Society”at Fordham University in New York.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
A public lecture by Anna Lee (USC undergraduate, English major, Spanish and TESOL minor)2019 Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellow