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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Waste Wars: Trash and the Shifting Hierarchies of Globalization

Alexander Clapp, 2023 USC Berggruen Fellow Respondent: Joshua Goldstein, Professor of History and East Asian Languages and Cultures, USC Wednesday,...

2/15 12pm
	 Surveying Mars in Death Valley: The American Southwest and the Landscapes of the Space Age

Lois Rosson, 2022-2023 USC Berggruen Fellow Respondent: Vanessa R. Schwartz, Professor of History, Art History and Critical Studies, Director, Visual...

3/1 12pm
USC Berggruen Fellows - Brown Bag Lecture Series

Ziyaad Bhorat, 2022-2023 USC Berggruen Fellow Wednesday, March 22, 2023 12:00-1:30pm Taper Hall (THH) 309K In-person event Please RSVP by Friday, March 16,...

3/22 12pm
Rumors of Biosecurity: from the pandemic in China to the war in Ukraine

Frédéric Keck, 2023 USC Dornsife-EHESS Visiting Professor Monday, April 10, 2023 12:00-1:30pm PST Location TBD Please RSVP to reserve your lunch....

4/10 12pm

Levan Institute for the Humanities Book Chats—Christina Dunbar-Hester, Oil Beach: How Toxic Infrastructure Threatens Life in the Ports of Los Angeles and...

4/24 12pm

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