Werner recalls his life after the war, starting with a new wife in America.
immigration, post-war, America, survivor / Friday, April 13, 2012
His testimony appears in Jeremy Howard's lesson
/ Friday, April 13, 2012
Odoska speaks about hiding Jews in the medical school in Italy where she was training.
Italy, rescuer / Wednesday, April 18, 2012
/ Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Alex recalls when he was a little boy hearing Hitler on the radio.
/ Monday, April 30, 2012
LOS ANGELES – April 26, 2012 – Arnold Spielberg, father of USC Shoah Foundation Institute Founder Steven Spielberg, was honored today with the Institute’s inaugural Inspiration Award at a private luncheon in Los Angeles. Arnold was recognized for his many years of mentorship and support of the Institute’s work, especially in the area of humanity through technology.
/ Thursday, April 26, 2012
On April 21 through 23, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute participated in an international conference, "History Unlimited: Probing the Ethics of Holocaust Culture." The conference asked the question of whether ethical or aesthetic limits should be placed on how the Holocaust is represented in fiction or nonfiction.
Stephen Smith, conference, Dan Leshem, literature / Wednesday, April 25, 2012
On April 20, at Los Angeles City Hall, Councilmember Paul Krekorian, together with co-host Councilmember Eric Garcetti, recognized the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Armenian Film Foundation for working jointly to preserve memories of survivors and other witnesses of the Armenian Genocide.
Armenian / Wednesday, April 25, 2012
reference / Thursday, June 7, 2012
reference, user manual, archive / Thursday, June 7, 2012
reference, questionnaire / Thursday, June 7, 2012
reference, interviewer, guidelines / Thursday, June 7, 2012
reference, guidelines, videographer / Thursday, June 7, 2012
reference, release agreement / Thursday, June 7, 2012
reference, thesaurus / Thursday, June 7, 2012
reference, cataloging, cataloguing / Thursday, June 7, 2012
reference, indexing, guidelines / Thursday, June 7, 2012
Stephen Smith / Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Stephen Smith / Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Having been at the Institute for 25 years, Kim Simon was involved in developing and scaling the Institute’s impact and reach globally. She directed the development and implementation of key public engagement programs that connect USC Shoah Foundation to its many distinct audiences.
in memoriam / Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Sam Gustman has been chief technology officer (CTO) of the Shoah Foundation since 1994. Gustman is also associate dean and CTO at the USC Libraries where he oversees IT for the Libraries and started the USC Digital Repository.
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Anita Pace, Director of Technology for the Shoah Foundation Institute at the University of Southern California, is responsible for overseeing the technical network design and operations of the Institute. She is also responsible for the operation, preservation and cataloging of the Institute’s 105,000 hours of video testimony, the Visual History Archive, Access and IWitness websites as well as support and planning for new collections.
/ Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Jeffrey Langham oversees the management and the strategic development of the Institute's website. Prior to the Institute, Jeffrey worked at a Los Angeles-area design firm for seven years as a web designer/programmer with experience in print design and copywriting. He received his doctorate in English literature from the University of Southern California.
/ Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The University of Haifa has become the first university in Israel with access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive, a searchable repository of nearly 52,000 video interviews with Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.
Haifa, Israel, Stephen Smith / Thursday, June 14, 2012
La 51ème édition du Concours national de la Résistance et de la Déportation avait retenu pour l’année scolaire 2011-2012 le thème suivant : “Résister dans les camps nazis”. Un groupe de huit élèves de 3ème du collège de Colombes (Hauts-de-Seine) a choisi de traiter ce thème à travers un projet audiovisuel portant sur la révolte des Sonderkommandos d’Auschwitz-Birkenau le 7 octobre 1944. Ce travail s’est appuyé sur les récits de onze témoins des événements, récits issus de la collection de témoignages du Shoah Foundation Institute.
résistance, déportation, résister dans les camps nazis, colombes, sonderkommandos, révolte, hauts-de-seine, Quentin Blouet, Léna Colomb, Alexandre Delsaux, Théo Deshayes, Théo Lecomte, Emil Marinov, Laurent Rico, Léa Schwartz / Tuesday, June 26, 2012
On June 23, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) named IWitness, the Institute’s new online resource for teachers and students, one of the “top 25 Internet sites for enhancing learning and curriculum development” for school librarians and teachers.
iwitness, aasl, ala, american association of school librarians, american library association, top 25 / Monday, June 25, 2012
Award-winning blog Free Technology for Teachers featured the Shoah Foundation Institute's new online educational resource, IWitness, citing its archive of videos, interactive activities, and teacher-moderation tools.
iwitness, free technology for teachers, blog, edublog, free tech for teachers / Monday, June 18, 2012
As a part of Yad Vashem's 8th International Conference on Holocaust Education taking place in Jerusalem, Martin Šmok, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Senior International Program Consultant, will present the IWitness educational platform on June 20, 2012.
yad, vashem, international conference on holocaust education, iwitness, echoes, reflections, adl, anti-defamation league / Friday, June 15, 2012
Are you an educator? What question would you like to see incorporated into an IWitness activity? Share your voice.
voice thread, voicethread, iwitness, education / Tuesday, June 12, 2012
In July 2012, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute convened the inaugural workshop of “Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century,” a professional development program for teachers in Europe centered on the educational use of Holocaust eyewitness testimony.
hungary, budapest, ceu, central european university, teaching with testimony for the 21st century, 21st, professional development, workshop, education / Thursday, July 12, 2012