Events

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...

A Conversation with Nancy Gibbs, Editor-At-Large of TIME Magazine

Join the Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy for a conversation about the presidency and the media with Nancy Gibbs, Editor-At-Large of...

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...

Thursday, January 17