May 6, 2021

Learning from Lived Experience: Survivor Knowledge from the Holocaust, Antebellum Slavery, & Contemporary Slavery

On May 6, 2021, the Fortunoff Video Archive, the Gilder Lehrman Center, and the Rights Lab at University of Nottingham hosted a panel discussion on core ideas about what survivors know and what testimonies and experiences of survival tell us.
February 25, 2021

Racism, Fascism and the Jim Crow Military

On February 25, 2021, the Fortunoff Video Archive hosted an online lecture by PhD candidate Anna Duensing. Using the testimony of Leon Bass (HVT-1241), she examined the experiences of African-American service members who confronted the Nazi threat.
January 27, 2021

Zisl Slepovitch Ensemble & Sasha Lurje: Online Concert of Cry, My Heart, Cry: Songs from Testimonies

On January 27, 2021, the Yale Institute for Sacred Music, Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale, and the Fortunoff Video Archive held a public, online performance of songs from Testimonies in the Fortunoff Video Archive, Volume Two.
December 2, 2020

Ten Years of "The Wonder of Their Voices": The Future of the Boder Collection

On December 2, 2020, the Fortunoff Video Archive hosted a discussion with author Alan Rosen and Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) library and archive staff, Adam Strohm and Mindy Pugh, about the work of psychologist and interviewer David Boder.
November 1, 2020

Interrogating Evil: A Special Issue of the Journal of Holocaust Research for Lawrence L. Langer

On November 1, 2020, the Fortunoff Video Archive hosted an online event marking the publication of a special issue of the Journal of Holocaust Research in commemoration of the 90th birthday of Professor Lawrence Langer.
April 22, 2019

Carolyn Dean's The Moral Witness: Trials and Testimony after Genocide.

On April 22, 2019, the Fortunoff Video Archive hosted a panel examining Professor Carolyn Dean's book titled The Moral Witness: Trials and Testimony after Genocide. This lecture was part of the archive’s 2019 event series, commemorating 40 years of recording Holocaust testimonies at Yale University.
April 21, 2019

Ecologies of Witnessing: Language, Place and Holocaust Testimony

On April 21, 2019, the Fortunoff Video Archive hosted author and scholar Hannah Pollin-Galay for a presentation on her book titled Ecologies of Witnessing: Language, Place and Holocaust Testimony. This lecture was part of the archive’s 2019 event series, commemorating 40 years of recording Holocaust testimonies at Yale University.