Center of Science, Technology, and Public Life

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The USC Dornsife Center on Science, Technology and Public Life (STPL) generates a unique conversation among humanists, social scientists, and natural scientists about the social and political implications of new developments in science and technology. Through public programming, research, and training, STPL fosters sustained reflection on the possibilities and limits of technological innovation.

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Upcoming Events

Experimenting with Ethnography Book Birthday Party

We are celebrating the one year birthday of Experimenting with Ethnography: A Companion to Analysis (Duke University Press 2021, eds. Andrea Ballestero and...

10/5 12pm
Levan Institute for the Humanities Book Chats—Jennifer Petersen, How Machines Came to Speak: Media Technologies and Freedom of Speech

Levan Institute for the Humanities Book Chats—Jennifer Petersen, How Machines Came to Speak: Media Technologies and Freedom of Speech A discussion of...

10/11 12pm
Supply Chains, Sustainability, and Environmental Justice

Monday, October 17, 2022 2:00-5:00pm PST Doheny Memorial Library (DML) 240 In-person event RSVP here This is the second event of the 2022-23 Mellon Sawyer...

10/17 2pm
Convergence Mechanisms with Non-human Organisms in the Anthropocene

USC Berggruen Fellows Brown Bag Lecture Series Harpreet Sareen, 2022-23 USC Berggruen Fellow Respondent: Aroussiak Gabrielian, Assistant Professor, USC...

10/19 12pm
Recrafting Political Fiction in the Anthropocene: From Leviathan to the Eight Steps

USC Berggruen Fellows - Brown Bag Lecture Series Inho Choi, 2022-23 USC Berggruen Fellow Respondent: David Kang, Maria Crutcher Professor in International...

11/2 12pm

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