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USC Professor Hosts Critical Code Studies Online Conference

USC Professor Hosts Critical Code Studies Online Conference

March 2, 2010

Welcome to the emerging world of online conferences for the humanities. What began as an independent study for Mark Marino, assistant professor of writing in the University of Southern California College of Letters, Arts…

Economists and Theologians Tackle Poverty

Economists and Theologians Tackle Poverty

July 1, 2008

In a major shift in Catholic social thought, Pope John Paul II argued that the creation of wealth in a market-driven economy — or capitalism — could under certain conditions promote the common good for all of…

USC College Institutes Sponsor Tolerance Conference

USC College Institutes Sponsor Tolerance Conference

March 1, 2008

  The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI) and the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education (SFI) are co-sponsoring a conference, “Religious Tolerance and Intolerance from the…

Women in Physics Find Common Ground

Women in Physics Find Common Ground

March 1, 2007

Young female scientists from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom gathered at USC earlier this year for the second annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics. Following the success of last year’s…

Humanizing Homelessness

Humanizing Homelessness

November 1, 2006

  Rufus Hannah’s once-feral hair has been cut and neatly combed. Clean-shaven, he wears a crisp T-shirt. His rotted teeth have been capped and he flashes a white smile. Employed and sober, he no longer stumbles…

Writing Talent Sought

March 1, 2005

Undergraduate writing conference sparks opportunities By Sona Movsesian March 2005 The Undergraduate Writer’s Conference, co-sponsored by the Academic Cultural Initiative and AngeLingo, was held in Mark Taper Hall of…