Events

January 15 - 21, 2019

Tuesday, January 15

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awareness Week

A week-long series of workshops, research presentations, events and social gatherings that help build your “toolkit” for bringing equity and inclusivity into...

From the Battle in France to the Liberation of Germany: Letters and Artifacts from the Harry K. Wolff Jr. Collection

Among the hundreds of thousands of US soldiers called to duty during WWII was a thirty-year-old Jewish lawyer from San Francisco named Harry K. Wolff Jr. His...

Double Minoritization: PhDing with Multiple Marginality

Hosted by Monique Holguin, Ph.D. student, and Chyna Hill, Ph.D. student, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work The session will include a panel...

Doing the Work: Institutionalizing Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Hosted by Praxis Matters, Brandi Blesset, Ph.D., and Tia Sharee Gaynor, Ph.D. This 3-hour workshop is designed for USC faculty and staff and offers...

Fertility Wellness

Hosted by Sara Jensen, Senior Director of Development, USC Marshall School of Business People are waiting longer to start families to pursue education and...

What We Have Learned: The Ramifications of Not Having Difficult Conversations

Hosted by John Jividen, Office of Equity and Diversity The Office of Equity and Diversity investigates complaints of harassment and discrimination involving...

Building a Trauma-Informed Learning Community

Hosted by Melissa Singh, Clinical Associate Professor; Susan Hess, Clinical Assistant Professor; Danielle Brown, Clinical Assistant Professor; Tania Morales,...

Closing the Gaps: A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for Diversity and Inclusion

Elizabeth Galoozis, Head of Information Literacy; Katherine Kapsidelis, Special Collection Reference & Instruction Librarian; Marje Schuetze-Coburn,...

Muslim College Students at the Intersection of Laws, Politics, and Religion

Hosted by Shafiqa Ahmadi, Associate Professor of Clinical Education, USC Rossier Center for Education, Identity and Social Justice The issuance of the...

Allyship Series: Building Allyship with MLK Jr. and Racial Solidarity

Hosted by Student Services with the Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs (CBCSA). Snacks provided. Location: Tommy's Place Open to: Faculty,...

CER: Conducting Culturally Competent Research with Diverse Populations

Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, Associate Dean for Community Initiatives, Keck The demographics of the United States are rapidly changing, and researchers are...

Conducting Culturally Competent Research with Diverse Populations

Hosted by Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, Associate Dean for Community Initiatives, USC Keck School of Medicine The demographics of the United States are...

Leadership with Impact: Preparing Students in the Age of Innovation and Diversity

Hosted by Juan Araque, Clinical Associate Professor; and Eugenia Weiss, Clinical Associate Professor, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work This...

Marine & Envir Bio Seminar--Dr.  Andrew Griffith (Manahan Lab postdoc)

The Study of Environmental Stress on Marine Organisms The broad goal of my research is to understand the effects of environmental stressors on ecologically...

Marine & Environmental Bio Seminar--Dr. Andrew Griffith (USC)

Dr. Griffith is a postdoc in Prof. Donal Manahan's Lab. His seminar title is Interactive effects of marine stressors on early life-stage marine shellfish...

PIPE Workshop: Phil Potter, University of Virginia

Political Violence in China: Terrorism, Official Media, and Political Priorities Most scholars agree that autocracies enjoy a key counterterrorism...

Securing an Internship

Are you interested in gaining hands-on, practical experience? Do you know how to successfully submit your application and interview with employers? Are you...

Why We Can't Wait: A Social Justice Conversation + Workshop

Why We Can't Wait: A Social Justice Conversation + Workshop through the lens of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is hosted by the Black Staff and Faculty caucus...

Critical “GUYnecology”: Examining the Role of Men in Women’s Health

Hosted by Dr. Brian Nguyen, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, USC Keck School of Medicine Given the sensitive nature of sexual and...

Intersectionality in the Academy: African American Women in Science Navigating the Postdoctoral Fellowship

Hosted by Sabrina Smiley, Postdoctoral Scholar-Research Associate; Roshonda Jones, Postdoctoral Scholar-Research Associate; Kacie Blackman, Assistant...

The Unique Challenges and Opportunities of Academic Parenthood

Hosted by Cleopatra Abdou, Assistant Professor, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Finding balance between academic life and family life can feel...

Providing Culturally Responsive Care to Our Patients (Workshop)

Hosted by Drs. Jeffrey Ring, Principal Consultant; Health Management Associates, Inc.; Joyce Richey, Associate Dean, Diversity & Inclusion; and Cathy Jalali,...

An Educational Technology Ecosystem Promoting Educational Equity and Inclusion

Hosted by Anthony Maddox, Professor of Clinical Education and Engineering; and John Brooks Slaughter, Professor of Education and Engineering, USC Rossier...

USC bffs - an Academic Matching and Mentoring Program – student perspective

Hosted by Zsuzsa Londe, Assistant Professor of Teaching English Language, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The first of two round table...

Diversity Syllabus Checklist

Hosted by the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Drs. Katherine C. Guevara and Robert Sweeney This is an active workshop facilitating course review....

Project Remix: Faculty + Student Mixer

Hosted by The Cultural Centers (Asian Pacific American Student Services, Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs, El Centro Chicano, and the LGBT...

Student Services Diversity and Inclusion Reception

Faculty and Student Meet and Greet. Refreshments provided. Location: University Club Scriptorium Open to: Faculty, staff and students Capacity: 50

USC Cultural Centers Presents...Faculty and Student Meet and Greet

Hosted by USC Cultural Centers Faculty and Student Meet and Greet hosted by Project Remix, a collaborative sponsored by APASS, CBCSA, El Centro and the LGBT...

Traditional Chumash Indian Medicine

Hosted by James Adams, Associate Professor, USC School of Pharmacy The history of the three genocides against the Chumash Indians will be presented in the...

Money Matters for 1st Gen & Students of Color

Hosted by Khalilah Lauderdale, Associate Director, Fiscal & Program Integrity Topic: Introduction to financial literacy - Sub Topic 1: Budgeting Workshop...

The Struggle for LGBTQI Rights around the Globe

Hosted by John Heilman, Lecturer in Law; Jessica Stern, Executive Director of OutRight International; Jenny Pizer, Lambda Legal; Darrell Cummings, Chief of...

USC Dornsife INET Seminar Series - Claudia Steinwender

Assistant Professor Claudia Steinwender (MIT) will present at the USC Dornsife INET's Seminar Series. For more information, please visit:...

The New Political Landscape

Help us kick off our Spring '19 programming discussing the new political landscape. Tues., Jan. 15 at Ground Zero from 5 to 6 p.m. Food at 4:30...

"And Then They Came for Us" - Film Screening and Discussion

Screening and discussion of award-winning documentary, hosted by the USC Alumni Association Join us for a film screening and discussion of this...

Cross-Generational Conversations: Understanding the #MeToo Movement

Hosted By: Camille Gear Rich, Professor of Law and Sociology, USC Gould School of Law and Associate Provost of Student and Faculty Initiatives in the Social...

Wednesday, January 16

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awareness Week

A week-long series of workshops, research presentations, events and social gatherings that help build your “toolkit” for bringing equity and inclusivity into...

From the Battle in France to the Liberation of Germany: Letters and Artifacts from the Harry K. Wolff Jr. Collection

Among the hundreds of thousands of US soldiers called to duty during WWII was a thirty-year-old Jewish lawyer from San Francisco named Harry K. Wolff Jr. His...

The Color of Leadership

Hosted by Michele Turner, Executive Director, USC Black Alumni Association This presentation uses storytelling to describe the evolution of my personal...

Diversity and Inclusion in Course Materials: A Practical Approach

Hosted by Elizabeth Galoozis, Head of Information Literacy; Karen Howell, Head, Leavey Library; Karin Saric, Information Services Librarian The Center for...

Becoming Comfortable with Discomfort: Addressing White Fragility in the Classroom

Hosted by Professor Lily Ross, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work As faculty, it is critical to identify the impact of our discomfort when...

Navigating Cultural Biases in Disaster Settings and Beyond

Hosted by Elyse Fritschel, Infection Prevention Specialist This presentation will cover the role that cultural biases played nationwide during the Dallas...

How Health Organizations Address Issues of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Hosted by Dr. Prateek Bhatia Location: HSC Aresty Auditorium Open to: Faculty, Staff Capacity: 30

Trojan Farmers Market

Every Wednesday morning, as the sun begins to peek between the clouds, local farmers and vendors set up their booths filled with a vibrant array of locally...

Addressing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities through Diversifying Clinical Research Participation: Strategies from the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC CTSI)

Hosted by Katrina Kubicek, Associate Director, Community Engagement, Keck School of Medicine of USC Despite making up a substantial part of the U.S....

Diversity Among Academic OB/GYN Institutions: Present and Future Direction

Hosted by Evelyn Mitchell, Resident Physician; Brian Nguyen, Assistant Professor of Medicine; Robert Israel, Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology, Keck School...

Allyship Series: Building Allyship with Undocumented Immigrant Students

Hosted by Student Affairs and El Centro Chicano. Snacks provided. Location: TCC 410 (front conference space) Open to: Faculty, staff and students Capacity: 30

CER: Conducting Community-Based Participatory Research to Promote Health Equity in Diverse Populations

Joyce Javier, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, CHLA Dean Coffey, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, CHLA Aviril Sepulveda, Occupational...

Conducting Community-Based Participatory Research to Promote Health Equity in Diverse Populations

Hosted by Joyce Javier, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, CHLA; Dean Coffey, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, CHLA; Aviril Sepulveda,...

Diversity as a Dimension of Wellness

Hosted by Malissa Barnwell-Scott, Director of Student Support and First-Generation Professionals; Yasmine McMorrin, Associate Director of Student Support;...

Psychology Colloquium:  Dr. Andrew Shtulman (Occidental College)

Psychology Colloquium Series Dr. Andrew Shtulman Occidental College Wed, January 16, 2019 Noon, 12–1:00pm MCB 101 (Michelson Center) Title: Ghosts...

Spatial Sciences Institute Progressive Degree Info Session

Learn about the progressive degree options for these online and residential graduate programs offered by the Spatial Sciences Institute: M.S. in Spatial...

Strategies for the Successful Inclusion and Teaching of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Hosted by Debra Waters-Roman, Clinical Associate Professor; Tina Paddock, Clinical Assistant Professor, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work The...

TARGETing Diversity in the Workplace

Hosted by Gina Ibrahim, Internship and Diversity Programs Advisor We continue last year's TARGETing Diversity in the Workplace 3-part series with new...

What Matters to Me & Why with Bailey London

“What Matters to Me and Why” represents a creative solution to an important and often unrecognized problem in the university setting: the separation of...

Exploring Unconscious Bias - A Virtual Reality Exercise

Hosted by Gita Govahi, Assistant Dean, USC Marshall School of Business. In order to explore the concept of unconscious bias, we have created an interactive...

When You See Numbers, We See Faces: Creating A Movement for Change

Hosted by Heather Jue Northover: MPH, Director, Center for Health Equity Los Angeles County for Public Health Location: HSC McKibben 149 Open to: Faculty,...

Navigating Difference Through Critical Media Literacy

Hosted by Alison Trope, Clinical Professor; DJ Johnson, Assistant Professor of Practice; Briana Ellerbe, Doctoral student; Olivia Gonzalez, Doctoral...

Feel Better Workshops - Drop In!

These workshops are open to all undergraduate and graduate students. They are a great fit for anyone who would like to learn basic skills or consider new...

Molecular & Computational Biology Faculty Candidate Seminar: Jacques Bothma, Ph. D. (Berkeley)

"Lighting up the central dogma in living embryos to uncover how genomic sequence encodes cell fate decisions” Abstract: Unraveling the mystery of how a...

Town Hall Meeting: Where is Social Justice in the 21st Century? Social Work, Oppression, Abandonment, & the Lack of Fight Today

Hosted by Terence Fitzgerald, Clinical Associate Professor, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work This session will gather participants to hear and...

Postcards from Around the World

Hosted by Wan-Ju Lee, Student; Shenishe Kelly, Student; USC Rossier School of Education In this training session, the presenters will use postcards as...

Intersections of Health and Educational Disparities: Achieving Health Equity on Campus

Hosted by Sarah Van Orman Location: HSC McKibben 149 Open to: Faculty, Staff Capacity: 50

The MBV Program: An Example of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness

Hosted by Robert Turrill, Academic Director, MBV Program; James Bogle, Program Director, MBV Program The MBV Program is an example of how a graduate program...

"The Christian Roots of d'Holbach's Atheism" - Ruggero Sciuto

Ruggero Sciuto Hertford College and The Voltaire Foundation, University of Oxford “The Christian Roots of d’Holbach’s Atheism” Wednesday, January 16:...

Being LGBTQ and Away From Home

Hosted by Elianne Fersan, Director, Immigrants and Global Migration Initiative; and Kelby Harrison, Director, LGBTQ Resource Center Navigating the closet as...

USC CAIS Seminar: Supporting Interactions in Online Groups: A New Challenge for AI

Abstract: Advances in network technologies and interface design are enabling group activities of varying complexities to be carried out, in whole or in...

Lecture: Why Ruscha

Amy Murphy is currently an Associate Professor at USC’s School of Architecture. She has published several pieces examining the relationship between our...

R.A.P. Lessons: Bridging Race, Arts, and Placemaking

Exhibition Monday, January 14 through Thursday, February 28, 2019 Opening Reception and Discussion Wednesday, January 16, 2019 6 to 7 p.m: Reception 7 to 9...

Trojan Talk with Amgen

Trojan Talk with Amgen Amgen’s 10 – 12 week internship program offers meaningful project experiences that impact patient’s lives. This internship provides...

God in the Qur'an with Dr. Jack Miles

Who is Allah? What makes Him unique? And what does He ask of those who submit to His teachings? Pulitzer Prize-winning author and recipient of a Guggenheim...

Half the Picture

Hosted by USC School of Cinematic Arts The SCA Council on Diversity & Inclusion, USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics, Kanopy, and Gravitas...

USC Interfaith Council

USC has more student religious groups than any other university in the United States, and the Interfaith Council includes students representing the diversity...

Thursday, January 17

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awareness Week

A week-long series of workshops, research presentations, events and social gatherings that help build your “toolkit” for bringing equity and inclusivity into...

From the Battle in France to the Liberation of Germany: Letters and Artifacts from the Harry K. Wolff Jr. Collection

Among the hundreds of thousands of US soldiers called to duty during WWII was a thirty-year-old Jewish lawyer from San Francisco named Harry K. Wolff Jr. His...

‘Rainbow’ is the New Black: A 101 Inclusive Guide to the ABCs of Gender and Sexuality for all Bodies

Hosted by Shane'a Thomas, Senior Lecturer, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work With the increasing presence and visibility of LGBTQI folks in...

4th Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles

Join us at our hiring fair and learn about the incredible impact you can have helping those living on our streets get all the support they need to start a...

Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles

Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the County of Los Angeles Homeless Initiative, United Way of Greater Los Angeles and City,...

Identifying and Supporting Gifted Students with Learning Disabilities

Hosted by Rebecca Gotlieb, PhD Candidate, USC Rossier School of Education. Twice exceptional (2E) students—students with exceptional talents and exceptional...

What Journalism Can Teach Us  About Diversity: How to Use Our Privilege to Empower Others and Confront Injustice

An age-old notion holds that being “objective” means putting our personal identities aside, but as newsrooms strive to cover anincreasingly diverse America,...

What Journalism Can Teach Us About Diversity: How to Use Our Privilege to Empower Others and Confront Injustice

Hosted by Channing Joseph, Adjunct Professor, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Tradition holds that being an “objective” journalist...

CER: The State of Women in Academic Medicine - Career Flexibility as a Strategic Tool

Amparo Villablanca, Director and Founder, UC Davis Women’s Cardiovascular Medicine Program Amparo Villablanca will showcase accomplishments of women in...

Creating a Culture of Affirmative Consent

Hosted by Renee Smith-Maddox, Anita Dashiell-Sparks, Melissa Singh, Motoko Maegawa, and Loren Moye. Sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and...

The State of Women in Academic Medicine - Career Flexibility as a Strategic Tool

Hosted by Amparo Villablanca, Director and Founder, UC Davis Women's Cardiovascular Medicine Program Amparo Villablanca will showcase accomplishments of...

Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Student Body

Hosted by Smrity Randhawa, Assistant Professor of Clinical Accounting, USC Leventhal School of Accounting This session will describe the initiatives taken...

Allyship Series: Building Allyship with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students

Hosted by Student Affairs and the LGBT Resource Center Snacks provided. Location: TCC 410 (front conference space) Open To: Faculty, Staff,...

Applying Common Sense Interventions in Residency Applicant Screening To Mitigate Bias and Increase Diversity: Report on the LAC+USC Emergency Medicine UIM Applicant Screening Process

Hosted by Taku Taira, Associate Clerkship Director; Mariana Martinez, MD, Emergency Medicine Resident We will describe the DEM Residency Applicant Screening...

CANCELLED - USC Rossier Scholars of Color Lecture Series: Rochelle Gutierrez

Dr. Gutierrez' scholarship focuses on equity issues in mathematics education, paying particular attention to how race, class, and language affect teaching...

Finding the Patient Voice in Oncology: Conversations with Professor Peter Kuhn About CancerBase

JOIN US for a HEAL and MESH Academy Lunch & Learn event! Featuring Professor Peter Kuhn. Dr. Kuhn is a scientist, educator and entrepreneur with a career...

Mindfully Engaging with College Students that have Learning Differences

Hosted by Juliana Calhoun, Assistant Director; Rashelle Nagata, Learning Specialist; Ryan Terao, Post-Doctoral Fellow Students in greater numbers are coming...

Securing an Internship

Are you interested in gaining hands-on, practical experience? Do you know how to successfully submit your application and interview with employers? Are you...

Social Enterprise and the Public Sector: A discussion on current trends, models and real-world cases

Social Innovation Speaker Series presents Saul Garlick, Founder & CEO, Unleesh Saul Garlick has spent his entire career as a social entrepreneur focused on...

Trojan Talk with the USC Investment Office

Trojan Talk with the USC Investment Office The Investment Office supports current and future generations of Trojans by managing investments on behalf of the...

Understanding the Language: Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Identities

Hosted by Vanessa Gomez Brake, Associate Dean of Religious Life; J. Cody Nielsen, Executive Director, Convergence; Nora Bond, Director of Training &...

IYENGAR YOGA - Movement Meditation Series

In India, yoga is a system for wellbeing on all levels: physical, mental, emotional & spiritual. Classes at the University Religious Center are taught by...

Understanding the Psychological Effects Students, Faculty, & Staff Face from being Bullied at Institutions of Higher Learning

Hosted by Tensie Taylor, Assistant Director, USC Black Alumni Association Students, faculty, and staff will learn how bullying effects individuals...

"He/She/They said....He/She/They meant...": Gendered Communication Practices and why what we say, matters for Diversity and Inclusion

Hosted by Sabrina Pasztor, Faculty, USC Marshall School of Business When we think of interpersonal communication, we may not consider how gender influences...

Acknowledging Christian Hegemony on an Inclusive Campus

Hosted by Vanessa Gomez-Brake, Office of Religious Life Convergence aims to enhance university campus climates for religious, secular and spiritual...

The Historical and Contemporary Factors That Have Contributed to The Decline in Black Male Enrollment in Medical School

Hosted by Donovan Roy Location: HSC McKibben 249 Open to: Faculty, Staff, Students Capacity: 100

Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Hosted by Professor Samantha Broitman, PhD, Department of Psychology, USC Dornsife Presented by Graduate Students in the Master of Science in Applied...

Showcasing Our Diversity: Post-Doctoral Fellows Research Forum

Hosted by Keck UIM Post-Doctoral Scholars Location: HSC Hoyt Gallery Open to: Faculty, Staff, Students Capacity: 30

"I LEARN AMERICA" - a USC Rossier Centennial Event

A Centennial Screening and Panel presented by the USC Rossier School of Education. This presentation is a movie screening, with the director present and...

Eileen Chang’s Sea Burial and Special Collection at USC East Asian Library

Eileen Chang 张爱玲 (Ailing Zhang, 1920-1995) was one of the most influential Chinese writers of the twentieth century. Her works, considered to be among the...

Feel Better Workshops - Drop In!

These workshops are open to all undergraduate and graduate students. They are a great fit for anyone who would like to learn basic skills or consider new...

Film Screening of Hailing Cesar with Q&A (Director)

El Centro Chicano and the USC DEI (Diversity Equity & Inclusion Week) is hosting a screening of Hailing Cesar, a film about the journey of Cesar Chavez's...

I LEARN AMERICA Centennial Screening

Join USC Rossier for screening of I LEARN AMERICA At the International High School at Lafayette, a Brooklyn public school dedicated to newly arrived ...

USC bffs - an academic matching and mentoring program

Hosted by Zsuzsa Londe, Assistant Professor of Teaching English Language, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The second of two round table...

"Who We Are Now: Inclusion On and Off the Stage"

Performance with Dr. Oliver Mayer. Location: University Village, UVN 1200 Open to: Faculty, staff, students and alumni Capacity: 50

Student Summer Grant Presentations

For the final session of presentations from recipients of 2018 VSGC Summer Research Grants, Emma Ben Ayoun (CAMS) will discuss her work at the Wellcome...

Student Summer Grant Presentations  (USC VSRI)

For the final session of presentations from recipients of 2018 VSGC Summer Research Grants, Emma Ben Ayoun (CAMS) will discuss her work at the Wellcome...

Master’s Programs in Conflict Resolution – Information Session & Class Visit

Looking to advance your understanding and education in conflict resolution? Following a question and answer admissions session on USC Gould’s Alternative...

Master’s Programs in Conflict Resolution – Information Session & Class Visit

Looking to advance your understanding and education in conflict resolution? Following a question and answer admissions session on USC Gould’s Alternative...

FLOW YOGA - Movement Meditation Series

Yoga is a system for wellbeing on all levels: physical, mental, emotional & spiritual. Classes at the University Religious Center are taught by certified,...

The Last of the Polish Jews

The Last of the Polish Jews ADMISSION: Admission is free. Reservations required. USC Students, Staff, and Faculty: RSVP USC Alumni: RSVP General Public:...

The Last of the Polish Jews (USC Visions and Voices, USC Casden Institute)

Los Angeles filmmaker/poet/writer/musician Fred Engelberg made the documentary The Last of the Polish Jews(1971) in the wake of a 1968 campaign to force all...

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Luis Alberto Urrea in Conversation

“[Viet Thanh Nguyen] compares favorably with masters like Conrad, Greene, and le Carré.” —The New York Times “It’s difficult to find comparisons to an...

Friday, January 18

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awareness Week

A week-long series of workshops, research presentations, events and social gatherings that help build your “toolkit” for bringing equity and inclusivity into...

From the Battle in France to the Liberation of Germany: Letters and Artifacts from the Harry K. Wolff Jr. Collection

Among the hundreds of thousands of US soldiers called to duty during WWII was a thirty-year-old Jewish lawyer from San Francisco named Harry K. Wolff Jr. His...

The Value of Neurodiversity - Corporate Jobs for People with Autism

Hosted by Herag Haleblian, Founder, The Spectrum Works (Part Time Lecturer and USC Alumnus); Jessica Lee, Co-Founder (USC Alumna) Herag Haleblian is a Part...

Challenging Discussions

Hosted by the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Drs. Robert Sweeney and Katherine Guevara This session employs an online resource consisting of 5 video...

Is There A Populism with Chinese Characteristics?

Talk of populism is everywhere these days, but the recent boom in comparative populist research has focused almost exclusively on developments in electoral...

Understanding Implicit Bias (Session 1)

Hosted by Bryant Marks. Research has revealed that many Americans show a positive implicit bias toward White Americans vs. African Americans, young vs. old...

Diversity Syllabus Checklist

Hosted by the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Drs. Katherine C. Guevara and Robert Sweeney This is an active workshop facilitating course review....

Allyship Series: Building Allyship with Student Military Veterans

Hosted by Student Affairs and the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) Snacks provided. Location: TCC 410 (front conference space) Open to: Faculty, staff and...

CER: The State of Women in Academic Medicine - Career Flexibility as a Strategic Tool

Amparo Villablanca, Director and Founder, UC Davis Women’s Cardiovascular Medicine Program Amparo Villablanca will showcase accomplishments of women in...

Emerging as an Equity-Minded Academic Medical Institution Through Inclusion Excellence: The Implications for Medical Education

Hosted by Dr. David Acosta MD Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, AAMC Lunch provided Location: HSC Keith Administration Building/Mayer Auditorium Open...

Engaging Equity: Culturally-Competent Training in Higher Education

Hosted by Martin Jauregui, Learning Specialist, USC Athletics As our campus, classrooms, and departments become increasingly diverse, whether we as a...

Molecular Biology Seminar: Jessica Tyler, PhD (Weill Cornell Medical College)

“Regulation of genome integrity and mitotic aging by chromatin disassembly and assembly”

The State of Women in Academic Medicine - Career Flexibility as a Strategic Tool

Hosted by Amparo Villablanca, Director and Founder, UC Davis Women's Cardiovascular Medicine Program Amparo Villablanca will showcase accomplishments of...

Urban Research Agenda for Argentina & Latin America

Speaker Cynthia Goytia, Professor and Head of the Master of Science in Urban Economis at Torcuato Di Tella University in Buenos Aires. RSVP to jiazhiwa@usc.edu

We All See & Need Green - A Conversation on How Diversity and Inclusion in Entrepreneurship Should Look in the 21st Century

Hosted by Daniel Kawah, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Incubate USC; James Bottom, Director – Blackstone LaunchPad USC / IncubateUSC This...

Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Identities in Academic Calendars

Hosted by Vanessa Gomez Brake, Associate Dean of Religious Life; J. Cody Nielsen, Executive Director, Convergence; Nora Bond, Director of Training &...

Human Centered Design as Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Hosted by Kristina Williams, Graduate Student, Alumna, USC Iovine Young Academy Using the Iovine Young Academy as a case study, Williams will share a report...

Understanding Implicit Bias (Session 2)

Hosted by Bryant Marks. Research has revealed that many Americans show a positive implicit bias toward White Americans vs. African Americans, young vs. old...

Creating a USC K-12 Ecosystem to Advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Hosted by Brandi Jones, Vice Dean for Diversity & Strategic Initiatives, Associate Professor of Engineering Education Practice; Katherine Mills; Darin...

 Open House with Artist in Residence with USC Race and Equity Center

Bo Daraphant, or “Bo Thai,” is an artivist, an International Studies alumnus of UC Irvine, and an immigrant from Thailand. He works through art,...

Probability and Statistics Seminar: The Poisson boundary and the infinite conjugacy class property

Omer Tamuz, Caltech, Mathematics Abstract: The Poisson boundary of a random walk on a group captures the uncertainty in the walk's asymptotic behavior. It...

Courageous Stories about Race and Resiliency

Hosted by Marsha Riggio, Associate Professor and Program Lead; R. Tony Spann, Assistant Professor; Alan Green, Associate Professor; Dr. Don Trahan, Course...

HSC Closing Diversity Equity and Inclusion Week Reception

Hosted by Joyce Richey, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Keck School of Medicine of USC Location: Keith Administration Building (KAM) - Hoyt...

Saturday, January 19

From the Battle in France to the Liberation of Germany: Letters and Artifacts from the Harry K. Wolff Jr. Collection

Among the hundreds of thousands of US soldiers called to duty during WWII was a thirty-year-old Jewish lawyer from San Francisco named Harry K. Wolff Jr. His...

American Origins with Joshua Jeffers (USC EMSI)

Joshua Jeffers, California State University, Dominguez Hills "From Invaders to Indigenes: Settler-Colonial Place Making, Ohio's Ancient Landscape, and the...

EMSI: American Origins with Joshua Jeffers

Joshua Jeffers, California State University, Dominguez Hills "Colonizing the Indigenous Past: Settler-Colonial Place Making and the Ancient Landscape of...

Information Session for Prospective Students

Members of our Admissions team will be hosting information sessions in the Los Angeles area for prospective students interested in our entry-level master's...

Sunday, January 20

From the Battle in France to the Liberation of Germany: Letters and Artifacts from the Harry K. Wolff Jr. Collection

Among the hundreds of thousands of US soldiers called to duty during WWII was a thirty-year-old Jewish lawyer from San Francisco named Harry K. Wolff Jr. His...

Sand Mandala

USC Pacific Asia Museum is proud to host Tibetan monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery. They will spend one week creating a Sand Mandala, a Tibetan...

Viola Masterclass with Kim Kashkashian

Acclaimed violist Kim Kashkashian, a professor at the New England Conservatory of Music and GRAMMY Award-winner, leads a viola masterclass with USC Thornton...

“The Migrant Kitchen: Jewish Deli, Tradition and Identity in LA”

The Jewish Delis of Los Angeles serve an important role for connecting heritage to food. Please join us for a lively panel discussion on the intersection...

Monday, January 21

From the Battle in France to the Liberation of Germany: Letters and Artifacts from the Harry K. Wolff Jr. Collection

Among the hundreds of thousands of US soldiers called to duty during WWII was a thirty-year-old Jewish lawyer from San Francisco named Harry K. Wolff Jr. His...

IYENGAR YOGA - Movement Meditation Series

Yoga is a system for wellbeing on all levels: physical, mental, emotional & spiritual. Classes at the University Religious Center are taught by certified,...

Native American Student Union

The USC Native American Student Union (NASU) offers an opportunity for Native American Trojans to connect and empower one another both academically and...

January 15 - 21, 2019