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USC Dornsife’s William Deverell will lead the new project that will bring scholars and collections together to allow researchers to build on current studies in areas such as Los Angeles and California history, Holocaust studies and LGBTQ history and culture.


Growing up Armenian in California’s Central Valley, historian Richard G. Hovannisian talks of straddling two cultures — and the ‘forgotten genocide.’


A one-of-a-kind resource for scholarly research on history and culture, The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West celebrates its 10th anniversary.


USC now offers the Law, History and Culture undergraduate degree, an interdisciplinary collaboration between USC Dornsife and USC Gould School of Law.


The Pasadena Arts Council recognizes Bill Deverell for his contributions to the culture of Pasadena with a 2011 Gold Crown Award.