You’re Invited

As a valued member of the USC Dornsife community, we invite you take part in events that showcase the expertise, research and diversity at USC. Many of these events feature our own USC Dornsife faculty and students. We hope you will join us virtually or in person!

Herbert Klein Lecture

La Jolla, California 

February 10 / 10:00 a.m.

Join fellow Trojans for the 18th annual Herbert G. Klein Lecture
Series that pays tribute to the late Herbert G. Klein ‘40, who had an
illustrious career in politics and media. The lecture honors his
legacy and promotes civic engagement by bringing nationally
recognized politicians and community leaders to a Trojan
Family audience.

Day of SCervice

Time and Location TBA

March 9 / All Day

Trojans around the world come together to make a difference by participating in service projects. Volunteer with Community Action Partnership to assemble food boxes for the vulnerable population in Orange County, join the USC Joint Educational Project to enchance their STEM education programs, or participate in one of the other many projects taking place in your community.

Doheny Memorial Library (DML),  DML 240, University Park Campus

March 21 / 6:00 p.m.

Short plays by students will explore gender issues, war, and violence through the lens of Greek tragedy and examine and reimagine USC’s Trojan symbolism with the values of today’s campus community. The performances will be followed by a conversation with noted playwrights and scholars including Christine Evans, who developed her award-winning play Trojan Barbie as an imaginative retelling of Euripides’ The Trojan Women through the experiences of women during the Iraq War; Afroditi Angelopoulou, USC professor of classics; Rena Heinrich, playwright, author, and USC professor of dramatic arts; and Diana Shield of USC’s Warrior Bards project.

University Park Campus 

April 2024

A signature USC Earth Month event, the annual Climate
Forward conference explores nonpartisan, politically realistic
solutions to the challenges associated with climate change
and its impact on society. The conference is sponsored by the
USC Wrigley Institute for Environment and Sustainability and
the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future.

Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Front Entrance, University Park Campus

Monday, April 1, 2024, at 1:00 p.m.  and Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at 11:00 a.m.

Gain a new perspective on Greek and Trojan imagery throughout the USC campus in a one-hour walking tour led by Ruth Wallach, a public art historian and Associate Dean of the USC Libraries. Wallach will share the histories and origins of Tommy Trojan, Hecuba, and other cherished statues, sculptures, and public art that we see every day, examining and reimagining their symbolism with the values of today’s campus community.


Norris Cinema Theatre (NCT), University Park Campus 

April 6, 2024 / 5:00 p.m.

A screening of Murs Murs, Agnès Varda’s acclaimed documentary about the murals and visual landscape of the city in the early 1980s, when Baca was creating The Great Wall of Los Angeles, will be followed by a conversation with the legendary public artist.

Doheny Memorial Library (DML), DML 240, University Park Campus

April 11, 2024 / 6:00 p.m.

Providing unique perspectives on the history of Los Angeles, the fight for housing justice, and the impact of urban renewal policies, the digital exhibition features a hologram of a residential hotel at 240 South Figueroa on Bunker Hill, a building that housed hundreds of working families from around the world. The exhibition also includes an immersive VR representation of the neighborhood before it was demolished, highlighting the urgency of the current struggle for housing in Los Angeles.

USC Wrigley Day

USC Wrigley Marine Science Center, Santa Catalina Island

Summer 2024

USC Dornsife and the Wrigley Institute for Environment and
Sustainability partner for a daylong event to explore the
USC Philip K. Wrigley Marine Science Center. This special event
provides the entire family with exclusive insight into today’s
most critical environmental issues and emerging solutions at
the intersection of people and the planet.

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