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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Free Pasta Roma at UNICEF@USC’s Annual Hunger Banquet!

Join UNICEF@USC on Tuesday, April 26th at 6:30 PM in THH 205 for their annual hunger banquet! The hunger banquet will involve an interactive simulation of poverty and the hunger problem affecting our world, followed by a catered Pasta Roma buffet dinner (Pizza, Pasta, Salad, Rolls, Etc.!) and a keynote presentation from a UNICEF USA speaker.

Lunch and Learn with Britney Riley, U.S. Director of Village Capital

Join us at TCC 450 on Wednesday, April 20th from 12:30–2 pm for BSEL’s last Lunch and Learn of the semester featuring Britney Riley, U.S. Director of Village Capital. 

Village Capital connects entrepreneurs from similar communities to establish cohorts with shared experience and peer-driven mentorship. Village Capital gives authority over capital investments to the entrepreneurs themselves, empowering them to make sound decisions about which among them is most likely to succeed. VilCap Inc. is a nonprofit that operates business development programs for early-stage entrepreneurs in agriculture, education, energy, financial inclusion and health. Through VilCap Investments, its for-profit affiliate, the two top-ranked graduates from each program receive investment funding.

Hear from a great speaker and enjoy a free lunch!

RSVP: https://bselbrittney.eventbrite.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1726029407637005/

French Foreign Policy in an Unstable World

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

3:00-4:30 PM

DML 233