“Why Karen Carpenter Matters” by Karen Tongson

“A very strong year for women writing books” -see 6 minutes in.

Congratulations to ASE Prof. Sarah Gualtieri, recipient of a 2018-2019 Advancing Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences (ASHSS) Early Sabbatical Year for he work on “Silence, Ethics, and Unconventional Archives.”

The Office of the Provost awards ASHSS funding to support selected USC full-time faculty in the arts, humanities, and humanistic social sciences in their scholarship.

Portrait of Sarah Gualtieri, smiling and looking directly at the camera, with a blurred background.

Why Seeing Marginalized Communities in Pop Culture Matters

Anthropologist, playwright and author of a new book on race and the arts Dorinne Kondo of USC Dornsife weighs in on why representation is vital.

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