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Genocide Testimony Enriches Learning for Students of French

Man giving testimony

The Visual History Archive allows students to better understand those who experienced the German occupation of France in the 1940s.

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31 Aug 2016

Corruption, Mega-Events, and Hope: 3 Books on Brazil and Latin America

Rio de Janeiro

Three books provide insights on the challenges and triumphs of Brazil and all of Latin America.

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30 Aug 2016

The Quirky World of Citation Styles

Table: Top citation styles

There are at least 4000 styles for citing source materials!

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29 Aug 2016

How Genocide Became a Crime Under International Law

Plaque honoring Raphael Lemkin in Poland

In 1944, Lemkin's most important work, Axis Rule in Occupied Europe, was published in the U.S and coined the term genocide.

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28 Aug 2016

Food Studies (Online)...there is a Dissertation for That!

Dinner table

Food is an invaluable lens for examining developments in gender roles, class structures, government, health, technology, and more.

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24 Aug 2016

Standing Up Against Racism in the New York Public Library

Regina Andrews

Blog post regarding the NAACP, Regina Andrews and the fight for fairness. Posted August 18, 2016.

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18 Aug 2016

Remembering China’s Forgotten Holocaust: The Nanjing Massacre

Eternal flame, Nanjing Massacre Memorial

The whole truth of the atrocities that occurred in Nanjing may never be known but there are efforts, past and present, to record survivor testimonies.

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17 Aug 2016

Tisha B’Av – The Saddest Day of Mourning...and Hope

Destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem, by Francesco Hayez

Blog post exploring Tisha B’Av, traditionally a time to remember and mourn loss and observed by abstinence, fasting and lament. Posted August 13, 2016.

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13 Aug 2016

3 Books Take on Brexit and Nationalism

British flag

Three books offer insights into this recent rise in nationalist sentiments in the UK and the US.

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11 Aug 2016

Streaming of Genocide Testimonies Now Available for Academic Libraries

Giving testimony

ProQuest partners with USC Shoah Foundation to broaden access to the Visual History Archive.

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10 Aug 2016