A beloved Los Angeles landmark, the Nayarit, founded by the grandmother of USC Dornsife historian Natalia Molina, fed the senses — not only with its acclaimed regional Mexican cuisine but also by providing a haven where the marginalized could feel seen and find belonging.
USC Dornsife faculty members and 40 other experts from diverse fields produce a report on commemorating triumphant and tragic moments in L.A.’s history. [4½ min read]
In celebration of Women’s History Month, USC Dornsife professors provide reading suggestions that explore the history of women around the world. [4½ min read]
Memory lies at the heart of many academic disciplines. [6½ min read]
The USC Dornsife professor of American studies and ethnicity receives the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship in recognition of her examinations of race, citizenship and belonging among immigrant groups in the United States. [4¼ min read]