Scholars explain why social media is so all-consuming, and how we can help break the habit, in this recap from a recent Dornsife Dialogues event.

Arts and Culture

USC scholars uncover why horror attracts millions of devoted fans — and reveal which frightening films scared them most.


Launched early in the pandemic, the Dornsife Dialogues virtual event series — which features USC scholars and other experts engaged in fascinating live discussions — remains enormously popular.