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UCLA-USC Holocaust and Genocide Studies Graduate Working Group

The UCLA-USC Holocaust and Genocide Studies Graduate Working Group will hold its inaugural meeting — a research resources workshop — this Friday, April 12 from 9:30am to 1pm at USC. All graduate students interested in Holocaust and Genocide Studies are invited to attend.

Event information: 

9:30am – 10:00am — Introductions (SOS 250, History Department Conference Room)
10:00am – 10:55am — Information Session by Crispin Brooks, Curator of the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive (Loc. TBD)
11:00am – 11:55am — Information Session by Lynn Sipe, Librarian for the USC Holocaust and Genocide Studies Collection (DML B-24, Location of the Collection)
12:00pm – 1:00pm — Lunch and discussion of research interests (SOS 250)

If you are already familiar with these resources and their plans for the future, then join the group for lunch and share your research interests.

Please contact Lori Rogers (, as soon as possible, to RSVP and indicate if you will only be joining for part of the day.

**UCLA students: Parking at USC is $10/day.  Carpooling is recommended. 

Group information:

A cross-campus initiative organized by Rachel Deblinger (UCLA, History) and Sari Siegel (USC, History), the UCLA-USC Holocaust and Genocide Studies Graduate Working Group aims to bring together graduate students from the Southern California Institutions with overlapping interests, in order to facilitate dialogue and further research across campuses and academic disciplines. After Friday’s research resources workshop at USC, our next meeting will take place at UCLA in the Fall of the 2013-2014 school year. We hope future meetings will support ongoing informal conversation and provide opportunities for participants to present papers, rehearse job talks, and engage prominent Holocaust or Genocide Studies scholars.