Events

January 17 - 23, 2018

Wednesday, January 17

Undeliverable: Postcards and Photos of Lives Interrupted

The exhibit consists of a collection of Armenian-themed postcards from Ottoman Empire. All of the postcards are pre-1915 and were meticulously collected over...

POIR Student Meeting with Dr. Mireya Solis (Brookings Institution)

Dr. Mireya Solis, a Phil Knight senior fellow from the Brookings Institution, will be at USC for the launch of her book. Her book launch will be at 2:00 pm...

Trojan Farmers Market

Buy your fresh fruit, veggies and healthy snacks for the week from local farmers at the Trojan Farmers Market! The market also offers a variety of food...

What Marketers Can Learn from Terrorists

The social media revolution has been integral to communication across the Muslim world. From the Arab Spring and active youth engagement to extremist...

A Celebration of New Books by VSRI Faculty (USC VSRI)

Focus on USC A Celebration of New Books by VSRI Faculty 12:00-1:30pm SOS 250 Wednesday, January 17 Susanna Berger, The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking...

Lunch with Shawn Chavira, Associate Director of Transportation Services, USC

We are pleased to invite you to join Shawn A. Chavira, a transportation professional with over 12 years experience in transportaton contracting management,...

Neighborhood Data for Social Change 2018 Community Training Schedule  

We are pleased to announce the 2018 schedule of community training workshops for the Neighborhood Data for Social Change platform. Participants will learn to...

The Vicious Circle of Islamist and Far-Right Extremism

Terrorist attacks have had creeping societal and political effects, driving inter- and intra-community divisions and accelerating the rise of both Islamist...

What Matters to Me & Why with Glenn Fox

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

Why Don't They Understand Me? Tips for Perfect English Pronunciation

While English is the lingua-franca in U.S. academic and business settings, the variety of English accents can cause communication breakdowns. This workshop,...

USC Marshall Brittingham Lab Lunch & Learn: Tina Castro, Avivar Capital

This month's BSEL L&L will feature Tina Castro, co-founder and managing partner of Avivar Capital, an SEC-registered investment advisory firm that...

Resume and Cover Letters Workshop

Is your resume and cover letter competitive for a highly selective internship or full-time job? Let your resume and cover letter speak for you! Learn how to...

Book Launch - "Dilemmas of a Trading Nation" by Mireya Solís

Together with the Graduate Student Association of Political Science and International Relations, we are proud to feature author Mireya Solís and her new...

Trojan Talk with Astro

Trojan Talk with Astro Astro is entering an age of digitization as it innovates its legacy businesses to meet the demands of the tech uprising. Currently...

Center for Applied Mathematical Sciences Distinguished Lecturer, Spring 2018 Joint with the Mathematics Department Colloquium

Marcelo Viana Director, Instituto Nacional de Mathematica Pure e Aplicada "Random products of matrices" Abstract: By an old theorem of H. Furstenberg and...

Bridge Art + Science Alliance: Info Sessions and Pitch Days

The Bridge Art + Science Alliance (BASA) is funding art + science media based projects at USC during the Spring 2018 semester. We are accepting project...

The Bridge Art + Science Call for Proposals

The Bridge Art + Science Alliance (BASA) is funding art + science media based projects at USC during the Spring 2018 semester. We are accepting project...

Unruh Open House

Come learn more about The Unruh Institute, your one-stop shop for all things politcs! Whether you are interested in our weekly events, would like to secure...

Global Women's Narratives Project Info Session

The Global Women's Narratives Project was launched by The Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics at the University of Southern California (USC), in...

Is the Future of American Religion Behind Us? (co-sponsored by Pepperdine Center for Faith & Learning)

Throughout the second half of the 20th century, religious leaders, movements, ideas and institutions figured prominently in American culture and...

REZA ASLAN - God: a human history

The USC Office of Religious Life and Outside the Box [Office] invite you and a guest to attend An Evening with Reza Aslan in conversation with Dean Varun...

Thursday, January 18

Undeliverable: Postcards and Photos of Lives Interrupted

The exhibit consists of a collection of Armenian-themed postcards from Ottoman Empire. All of the postcards are pre-1915 and were meticulously collected over...

Postdoc Seminar Series: Preparing for the faculty job market–negotiations

The faculty of the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine invite you to join them for a four-part seminar/panel discussion series that...

Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

This event is a day of celebration to honor the vision and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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...

Spatial Informatics Information Session

Come learn about this new and exciting Master of Science degree offered by the Viterbi School of Engineering Department of Computer Science and the Dornsife...

ZYGO-MEDICINE AND MYSTICISM: A Discussion of Psychedelic Drugs, Rastafarianism and Spirituality

While many nontraditional practices such as mindfulness, meditation, and yoga have found their way into mainstream healthcare, other practices connected to...

Build Your Power: A Workshop on Community Organizing

Partnership for an Equitable Los Angeles (PELA) is hosting "Build Your Power: A Workshop on Community Organizing" on Thursday, January 18th from 1:30 PM -...

OIS International Coffee Hour

Start 2018 off with a hot cup of coffee, snacks, and new friends! Stop by the Office of International Services (at the Royal Street Parking Structure) on...

Write it: Résumé and Cover Letter Writing

USC Dornsife Career Pathways Work it Series Preparing for a career after college is an integral part of a USC Dornsife education. The “Work it” series are...

communiTEA

The Trojan community is invited for tea and dessert every Thursday at 3pm in the URC Courtyard.

First talk in "Lecture Series by AI Practitioners" by AAAI@USC

We are pleased to invite Dr. Maja Matarić to give us a talk: Automation vs. Augmentation: Socially Assistive Robotics and the Future of Work. If you want...

How to Become Self-Made

“How to Become Self-Made” is a workshop stemming from Nely Galán’s New York Times bestselling book on the entrepreneurial mindset, Self Made: Becoming...

Trojan Talk with Wedgewood

Trojan Talk with Wedgewood Join representatives from Wedgewood to learn about the positions they will be recruiting for on campus. Pizza will be provided....

KSI Undergraduate Fellows Workshop - "How to Give a Good Conference Presentation"

KSI Undergraduate Fellows Workshop #4 - required attendance for KSI Undergraduate Fellows.

An Evening with John Avlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast

An Evening with John Avlon Author, Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast, and CNN Analyst A Visions and Voices Signature Event Reception and book signing to...

Conversation@PAM: Martial Arts in 1960s Chinese Cinema

Examining the connections between King Hu's martial arts films and the emergence of martial arts film as a genre in Chinese and Sinophone contexts. By...

Variedades (a Pacific Standard Time: LIVEART, LA/LA event)

Karen Tongson, Associate Professor of English and gender studies, will be performing—playing the saxophone for Nao Bustamante and Dynasty Handbag—as part of...

Friday, January 19

13th Annual Neuroscience Graduate Student Symposium

The Neuroscience Graduate Student Symposium is an annual event held at the University Park Campus at the University of Southern California. The event is an...

Pre-Modern Mediterranean Colloquium (USC EMSI)

Life in Mobility: Between Precariousness and Trust Friday, January 19-Sunday, January 21, 2018 University of Southern California Gould School of Law,...

Pre-Modern Mediterranean Colloquium

"Between Precarity and Trust: The Experience of Mobility Across Time" Friday, January 19-Sunday, January 21, 2018 University of Southern California Gould...

Life Management CE Series: Lifestyle Redesign for Weight Management, Diabetes and Related Co-morbid Conditions

The Introduction to Lifestyle Redesign® course is a prerequisite to this and other courses in the Life Management Series, and must be completed prior to...

Undeliverable: Postcards and Photos of Lives Interrupted

The exhibit consists of a collection of Armenian-themed postcards from Ottoman Empire. All of the postcards are pre-1915 and were meticulously collected over...

Study Abroad 101

SA 101 is perfect for students who are new to study abroad and are looking to get more general information. Topics that are covered include the following:...

Interview Day for PharmD Fall 2018 Admission

Interview sessions are held at USC School of Pharmacy for invited students who have applied to the PharmD Fall 2018 class. All interviews consist of two...

Conversations Across the Humanities with Jessica Wright

"The Roots of Cerebral Subjectivity: Humanizing the Brain in Early Christianity" Jessica Wright Postdoctoral Fellow in Classics and Society of Fellows at...

USC Paris Info Session

Learn more about USC Paris, studying abroad in Paris and the recent addition of fall internships in Paris.

“Resistiendo el Sol: Sugar Beets and the Racial Politics of Land and Labor in Colorado” with Bernadette Perez

Bernadette Pérez received her B.A. in International Affairs from the University of Colorado-Boulder, her M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University...

Probability and Statistics Seminar: Large Graph Limits of Learning Algorithms

Andrew Stuart, Caltech Abstract: Many problems in machine learning require the classification of high dimensional data. One methodology to approach such...

Saturday, January 20

Pre-Modern Mediterranean Colloquium (USC EMSI)

Life in Mobility: Between Precariousness and Trust Friday, January 19-Sunday, January 21, 2018 University of Southern California Gould School of Law,...

Pre-Modern Mediterranean Colloquium

"Between Precarity and Trust: The Experience of Mobility Across Time" Friday, January 19-Sunday, January 21, 2018 University of Southern California Gould...

Undeliverable: Postcards and Photos of Lives Interrupted

The exhibit consists of a collection of Armenian-themed postcards from Ottoman Empire. All of the postcards are pre-1915 and were meticulously collected over...

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...

Meditation in the Galleries

Quiet your mind by looking at art in a guided meditation led by museum educator Kabir Singh. *15% discount for members Please input your membership number...

Renaissance Literature with Wendy Wall

"Materiality, Poetics, Cosmology, Salvation: Or, What’s the Matter with Hester Pulter?" In 1996, a seventeenth-century Englishwoman’s manuscript came to...

Renaissance Literature with Wendy Wall (USC EMSI)

Wendy Wall, Northwestern University "Materiality, Poetics, Cosmology, Salvation: Or, What’s the Matter with Hester Pulter?"Saturday, January 20,...

The Met in HD: Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel

The Met in HD: Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel 12 p.m.: Pre-Opera Discussion 1 p.m.: HD Opera Broadcast ADMISSION: Admission is free. Reservations...

The Met in HD: “The Exterminating Angel”

The USC School of Cinematic Arts presents a delayed satellite broadcast from the Met of The Exterminating Angel, conducted by the composer, Thomas Adès. The...

Cardinal & Gold: Live Band Karaoke

Join Residential Education for a fun night of live-band karaoke! Come prepared to belt out your favorite song. You may sing as a group or as individuals. Not...

Sunday, January 21

Advanced Practice Pharmacist Certificate Training Program

The USC School of Pharmacy Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM)-based APP certification program prepares pharmacists to optimize treatment plans for...

Undeliverable: Postcards and Photos of Lives Interrupted

The exhibit consists of a collection of Armenian-themed postcards from Ottoman Empire. All of the postcards are pre-1915 and were meticulously collected over...

7th Annual USC Latinx Student Empowerment Conference: Research & Practice

The 7th Annual USC Latinx Student Empowerment Conference: Research & Practice is presented by El Centro Chicano, USC Latinx Student Assembly (LSA), USC...

Race and Inclusivity in the American Jewish Community: Challenges and Opportunities

The USC Casden Institute and IKAR Los Angeles proudly present a lively conversation between Lacey Schwartz, filmmaker and producer of "Little White Lie";...

Monday, January 22

Undeliverable: Postcards and Photos of Lives Interrupted

The exhibit consists of a collection of Armenian-themed postcards from Ottoman Empire. All of the postcards are pre-1915 and were meticulously collected over...

ACPA & ASHE Presidential Symposium on Racism, Recovery and Racial Justice

Shaun Harper, Lorri Davis & Stephen John Quaye USC Race and Equity Center Co-sponsored by the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) and The...

CLASS Workshop: William Thompson (UC Irivine)

William Thompson (UC Irvine) will present his paper at the sixteenth installment of the Center for Law and Social Science (CLASS) Workshop. CLASS Workshops...

Engaging Communities in Participatory Research to Eliminate Health Disparities

Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanti Center for Excellence in Research Session Available For Faculty and Staff

Neurobiology Seminar: Sarah Ross, Ph.D.

Click here for more information on Dr. Sarah Ross. Functional Organization of Spinal Somatosensory Circuits The spinal cord plays a critical role in...

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...

Study Abroad 101 (In partnership with USC Residential Education)

SA 101 is perfect for students who are new to study abroad and are looking to get more general information. Topics that are covered include the following:...

Affording Study Abroad - Study Abroad Week

Part of Study Abroad Week, Affording Study Abroad will cover the costs of studying abroad, what types of aid/scholarships are available, how to control...

Diversity and Inclusion Syllabus Checklist: A Tool for Course Review

Katherine C Guevara & Robert Sweeney Center for Excellence in Teaching Session Available For Faculty and Staff

Diversity in Human Subjects Research

Kristin Craun Center for Excellence in Research Session Available For Faculty and Staff

Mathematical Finance Colloquium: Sensitivity Analysis of the Utility Maximization Problem with Respect to Model Perturbations

Mihai Sirbu, University of Texas, Austin Abstract: We study the dependence on a parameter for a class of non-Markovian stochastic control problems...

“Reconstructing Global Capitalism: Politics and Inequality in City and Countryside” with Rudi Batzell

Rudi Batzell is a nineteenth-century historian of political economy, state-formation, and the US in the world. His dissertation, “Reconstructing Global...

Cast the Net Widely: Effective Diversity Strategies for Hiring Initiatives

Darline Robles, Larry Picus & Morgan Polikoff USC Rossier School of Education Session Available For Faculty and Staff

Preparing for Career Fair for International Students Workshop

Are you prepared for the Spring Career Fair on February 8th? Learn how to best prepare and market yourself and maximize your experience at the Spring Career...

American Origins with Daniel K. Richter

"The Last Days of Massachusetts Bay Company, Revisited" Who cares about the loss of the Massachusetts Bay Company Charter, much less the quaint common-law...

American Origins with Daniel K. Richter (USC EMSI)

"The Last Days of Massachusetts Bay Company, Revisited" Who cares about the loss of the Massachusetts Bay Company Charter, much less the quaint common-law...

Expressing Diversity of Ideas: the Whys and Hows for Students in the Classroom

Drs. Ruth White & Erica Li USC Keck School of Medicine / USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Session Available For Students, Faculty and Staff

Interpreting Non-Violence: A Levan Annual Distinguished Lecture Featuring Judith Butler

Interpreting Non-Violence: A Levan Annual Distinguished Lecture Featuring Judith Butler Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of...

Geometry & Topology Seminar: Circle Packings on Surfaces with Complex Projective Structures

Ellie Dannenberg, Pomona College Abstract: The classical circle packing theorem of Koebe, Andreev, and Thurston says that given a triangulation $\tau$ of a...

Music Education Discussion with Susan O'Neill

Susan O'Neill, president-elect of the International Society for Music Education, leads a discussion on music education with students in USC Thornton’s Music...

Global Executive Doctor of Education (Global EdD) Information Sessions - Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing

Please join the University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education Global Executive Ed.D. program for an opportunity to hear about the program's...

Trojan Talk with Mercer

Trojan Talk with Mercer Mercer’s Career business segment helps our clients around the world engage their talent to drive business performance. Talent...

Tuesday, January 23

Undeliverable: Postcards and Photos of Lives Interrupted

The exhibit consists of a collection of Armenian-themed postcards from Ottoman Empire. All of the postcards are pre-1915 and were meticulously collected over...

USC Dornsife INET Seminar Series - Davide Pettenuzzo

Assistant Professor of Economics, Davide Pettenuzzo (Brandeis University), will present at the USC Dornsife INET's Seminar Series. For more information,...

Engaging in Effective Dialogue on Power and Operation

Jeremy Goldback & Riana Anderson Center for Excellence in Research Session Available For Faculty and Staff

I Don’t See Colors and Other Myths Of Cultural Competency

Diversity and Inclusion Awareness Week: Lavonna Blair Lewis, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy Questions will be answered at...

Through a Systemic and Interpersonal Lens - White Privilege, Power and Culture: Challenging Our Educational Community

Debbie Winters & Neva Wallach USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Session Available For Faculty and Staff

USC Stem Cell Seminar: Zaven Kaprielian, Amgen—“Overview of Amgen Discovery Research and Neuroscience Therapeutic Area”

Amgen’s Discovery Research Unit takes a modality-independent, biology-first approach to prosecute a wide array of drug targets. In late 2012, Amgen acquired...

Legal and Health Dimensions of Trump’s Immigration Policies: What is Happening and What We Can Do About It

This first session of the Spring 2018 semester of the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration will focus on the impacts of the Trump Administration’s...

PIPE* Workshop: Steven Liao, UCRiverside

Foreign Real Estate Investment and Incumbent Party Support in the U.S. Few economic issues affect people as personally and universally as housing. Yet...

Study Abroad in Ireland - Part of Study Abroad Week

General study abroad information and detailed information on spending a semester or a year in Ireland will be covered. Programs include: Dublin (Trinity...

TARGETing Diversity in the Workplace: Financial Literacy for Diverse Trojans

TARGETing Diversity in the Workplace: Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Series Sponsored by Target and the USC Division of Student Affairs Join fellow...

USC John Biles Speaker Series on Leadership: RADM Schweitzer

USC School of Pharmacy presents the USC John Biles Speaker Series on Leadership featuring RADM Schweitzer on Janurary 23, 2018. Rear Admiral (RADM) Pamela...

You Can Lead a Horse to Water, But You Can't Make it Drink: Helping Students Understand Their Rights Under Title IX and Trusting Them to Decide Whether to Pursue Any Action

You Can Lead a Horse to Water, But You Can't Make it Drink: Helping Students Understand Their Rights Under Title IX and Trusting Them to Decide Whether to...

Challenging Discussions: An Online Resource for Planning and Managing Difficult Classroom Discussions

Katherine C Guevara, Robert Sweeney, & Jason Sackett Center for Excellence in Teaching Session Available For Faculty and Staff

Goinglobal Training Webinar

Interested in studying abroad, finding an international internship or searching for a new job here or around the world? Get answers to your internship and...

Study Abroad in Australia or New Zealand

This session will cover general study abroad information and provided detailed informaiton on studying at one of our programs in Australia or New Zealand....

Brand it: Personal branding for your career

USC Dornsife Career Pathways Work it Series Preparing for a career after college is an integral part of a USC Dornsife education. The “Work it” series are...

Current Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives in the Financial Services Industry and Opportunities for the USC Graduate

Laura Ponder, Donald Matthewson: Jim Staten & Yasmin Davidds Diedra Porsche - JP Morgan Chase, VP James Alva - Citibank, VP Sunaina Gogia - Bank of...

And Still We Rise: Women of Color Creating Community through the Arts

Organized by Ken Foster, director of the USC Thornton Arts Leadership Program, two interactive events—a conversation and a dance flash mob—celebrate the...

And Still We Rise: Women of Color Creating Community through the Arts

ADMISSION: Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP beginning Wednesday, January 3, at 9 a.m. 3:30 p.m.: A Conversation with Women of Color Arts...

Law Admissions Panel with Univ. of San Diego Law, Univ. of Arizona Law, Wake Forest Law and SMU Law

This event will host the respective Deans of Admissions who will provide unique information about their law schools, as well as helpful application tips...

Trojan Talk with Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST)

Trojan Talk with Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Have you ever thought of studying abroad but all the travel and living costs are...

And Still We Rise: Women of Color Creating Community through the Arts

ADMISSION: Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP beginning Wednesday, January 3, at 9 a.m. 3:30 p.m.: A Conversation with Women of Color Arts...

Global Executive Doctor of Education (Global EdD) Information Sessions - Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing

Please join the University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education Global Executive Ed.D. program for an opportunity to hear about the program's...

Electrical Engineering Alumni & Industry Spotlight

Students will hear from alumni and industry professionals regarding their academic/professional experiences.

LA History & Metro Studies Group

January 23, 2018 – pre-circulated paper (Autry National Center) “Place-makers and Place-making: The Story of a Los Angeles Community.” Natalia Molina,...

LACMA/USC Photography Seminar "Permission Not Granted: A Short Cultural History of the Unauthorized Celebrity Photograph" (USC VSRI)

LACMA/USC Photography Seminar Permission Not Granted: A Short Cultural History of the Unauthorized Celebrity Photograph Tuesday, January...

January 17 - 23, 2018