A sailing accident almost kept her off the water forever. Now Jordan Winters ’19 is documenting her own maritime cultural traditions.
Ghosts, ghouls and skeletons have become synonymous with Halloween. A USC Dornsife scholar and folklorist explains how Halloween continues an ancient Celtic tradition of the celebration of the dead.
Water has inspired famed literary tales such as Melville’s ‘Moby Dick’ and the Bible’s great flood and launched the revolutionary art movement called Impressionism, making it as essential to art is it is to life on Earth.
Joseph Medicine Crow, the last war chief of the Apsáalooke (Crow) Nation, World War II hero, recipient of a Presidential Medal of Freedom, renowned Native American historian and USC Dornsife alumnus devoted his life to overcoming intolerance.
Encounters with key faculty members helped Hameedha Khan overcome the uncertainty that marked her initial days at USC.
Alison Dundes Renteln will examine the ways in which laws address and protect traditional beliefs, stories and cultural ideas.
The Easter Bunny typically evokes memories of fun and colorfully painted eggs, but this mythical rabbit has prehistoric origins and is a longstanding cultural symbol that keeps returning each spring.
USC’s president honors the Native American author, historian and war hero, whose legacy of fostering connections among cultures aligns with the purpose of the Center for International and Public Affairs.
Pamela Schaff directs USC’s Narrative Medicine master’s program, which helps health workers enhance healing by focusing on patients’ stories. [1¼ min read]