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Thursday, October 10, 2019
Images, posts and ideas transmitted through media can forward messages of hate and reinforce representation of individuals based on stereotypes. These messages play a key role in how students develop their perception of self and others.  This webinar shows educators how to integrate testimony-based resources available on IWitness to analyze the social and human impact of such messages and draw connections to such patterns in the current day.
Friday, January 18, 2019
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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, January 7, 2019
Public lecture by Gabór Tóth 2018-2019 Center Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
A public lecture by Maël Le Noc (PhD candidate, Texas State University, Geography) 2019-2020 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellow Organized by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research Cosponsored by the USC Francophone Research & Resource Center
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, Yahad – In Unum, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, and the AGBU Nubar Library are organizing an international interdisciplinary conference on the scholarly uses of video
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The education team at USC Shoah Foundation will be leading a no-cost professional-development seminar for middle- and high-school educators. Taught in collaboration with the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, the ITeach seminar will provide instruction on how teachers can: •  use testimony to address challenging social-climate issues such as contemporary antisemitism and the rise in hate crimes
Thursday, February 21, 2019
USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith will join a panel at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin about immersive learning. Called “Immersive Learning: No Frames, No Walls, No Limit,” the panel will discuss and explore the future of learning and cultural engagement in a world where the physical and visual arts, and the full range of formal and informal learning, no longer need to be seen or framed in traditional spaces, places and media formats.
Friday, May 3, 2019
In his lecture at the Durban Holocaust & Genocide Centre, USC Shoah Foundation Finci-Viterbi Executive Director Stephen Smith will discuss Holocaust studies and new methods of collecting survivor testimony, such as Dimensions in Testimony.  
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.
Monday, March 25, 2019
Martha Stroud, associate director and senior research officer at USC Shoah Foundation's Center for Advanced Genocide Research, will conduct a 2-hour workshop at Yale University for researchers on how to use the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive. The Visual History Archive contains 55,000 testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides.  The Yale community has access to the entire Visual History Archive as part of an agreement between USC and the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies.
Monday, July 8, 2019
Monika Koszyńska, USC Shoah Foundation’s Polish regional consultant, will familiarize Polish K-12 educators with how to teach students using video testimonies of genocide survivors. The teachers will then bring the training to their colleagues. The training will occur at 5 p.m. at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.  
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The USC Fisher Museum of Art and USC Shoah Foundation will open their joint exhibition “Facing Survival: David Kassan” at USC Fisher Museum.
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.
Monday, January 7, 2019
Public lecture by Virginia Bullington (USC undergraduate, Narrative Studies)
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
A public lecture by Ioanida Costache (PhD candidate, Stanford University, Music) 2019-2020 Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellow  
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
A special professional development opportunity for Philadelphia area educators 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.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
A public lecture by Richard G. Hovannisian (Professor Emeritus, UCLA) Co-sponsored by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research and the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies
Friday, October 11, 2019
Join Vision & Voices for a presentation by documentarians and journalists who will describe the challenges they face as women in places of conflict, and share how visual media can be maximized to create change.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Karen Jungblut, USC Shoah Foundation’s director of global initiatives, will join a panel of genocide scholars on Friday — the first day of a two-day conference at Columbia University in New York City about the genocidal violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar.
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, October 11, 2019
In this webinar, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research team will provide a deep dive into the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive, including its history; methodologies of testimony collection, preservation, and indexing; current state of the archive and its collections; and how to use its search engines and interface for research and teaching. The participants will learn how to unlock the research potential of the archive and be able to ask questions and get assistance with effectively searching the archive.
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 
Thursday, October 3, 2019
A public lecture by Ayşenur Korkmaz (PhD candidate, University of Amsterdam, European Studies) 2019-2020 Robert J. Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies Organized by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research Cosponsored by the USC Institute of Armenian Studies