Southern California Academy of Sciences Meeting

The Southern California Academy of Sciences (SCAS) is holding their annual 2-day  conference here on the USC campus this Friday and Saturday, May 6-7. This year’s conference features a special session on the contributions of Wrigley Institute scientists: “50 years of research at the USC Wrigley Institute.”

Didn’t register? Not a problem– you can register at the door on Friday.
http://scas.nhm.org/annual-meeting/

Meeting agenda: http://scas.nhm.org/annual-meeting/Documents/SCAS_Schedule_2016.pdf

Summer Seminar in Humanistic Inquiry

New Summer Opportunity: ENGL 350

Andrew Chater, an award-winning producer for the BBC, will lead a group of USC students on an experience offered by the English and History Departments of Dornsife College.  Students will follow the trail of the Joad family in John Steinbeck’s classic novel The Grapes of Wrath from their original home in the Oklahoma dust bowl to the central valley of California, where their experiences as migrant fruit-pickers took place.  The course is ENGL 350g, Literature of California, which satisfies the Humanistic Inquiry requirement of the 2015 GE program.  A flier describing the course is attached to this email.

ENGL 350g: Literature of California

ENGL 350g

Summer 2016

On Route 66 From Oklahoma to California

Andrew Chater, an award-winning producer for the BBC, will lead a group of USC students on an experience offered by the English and History Departments of Dornsife College.  Students will follow the trail of the Joad family in John Steinbeck’s classic novel The Grapes of Wrath from their original home in the Oklahoma dust bowl to the central valley of California, where their experiences as migrant fruit-pickers took place.  The course is ENGL 350g, Literature of California, which satisfies the GE- B, Humanistic Inquiry requirement of the USC General Education.

Course Dates: May 18 – June 14, 2016

 

Announcing the addition of SWMS 310, Gender and Social Justice, to the Fall 2016 Schedule of Classes

Louise Kerckhoff Prize 2015-2016

Announcing the Louise Kerckhoff Prize, which has been established for the purpose of awarding annual prizes for the best undergraduate and graduate papers in Gender Studies.

2016 Tyler Prize Laureate Lecture

“The Idea of Sustainable Development”
Thursday, April 21, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Sir Partha S. Dasgupta
Emeritus Professor
Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics
University of Cambridge

University of Southern California
The Forum at the Tutor Campus Center

Open to Students, Faculty, Staff and the Public
Reception Following Lecture in the Tyler Prize Pavilion

Sponsored by:
The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement & The University of Southern California
For additional information, please contact Amber Brown at 213-740-6559

http://tylerprize.usc.edu/

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