Upcoming Events of Note

(See all recommended events at right.)

Celebrate Black History Month 2018 with USC Black Student Assembly.
A discussion with Issa Rae, a private screening of Black Panther, and more.
Event details here.

Algorithms of oppression, algorithms of liberation: A conversation with Logic Magazine
February 21, 2018, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Please join USC Annenberg and Logic magazine representatives Sarah T. Roberts, Moira Weigel, and Miriam Posner, and Assistant Professor Safiya Noble for a conversation about algorithms — the codes that are rewriting our brains, our bodies, and our civilization.

Location: Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN) 

Female Founders
February 22, 2018, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Women’s Leadership Society presents “Female Founders,” a panel discussion about the successful entrepreneurial journeys undertaken by women from different industries who are making their mark in today’s highly-competitive innovation economy.

Location: Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism (ASC)

USC VSA’s 40th Annual Vietnamese Culture Night: Step by Step
February 24, 2018, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The University of Southern California’s Vietnamese Student Association proudly presents our 40th Annual Vietnamese Culture Night: Step by Step, Hành Trình Đến Ước Mơ. Doors open at 6:00 pm, show starts at 6:30 pm. Admission is FREE. On campus parking is $12 (use parking structure X on Figueroa and McCarthy), residential parking is free, and metered parking is available on any side street.

Location: Bovard Auditorium (ADM) 

More information is available here.


Previous Events


USC Diversity and Inclusion Awareness Week: January 22-26, 2018


Rally for Inclusion and Tolerance

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
A gathering organized by USC faculty in solidarity with students, staff and families. Location: EF Hutton Park, adjacent to the USC Annenberg School. All are welcome.

Post-election Open Conversations

Date: Nov. 9, 2016
The Office of Religious Life, Division of Student Affairs, Diversity Steering Committee, and Office of the Provost invited students experiencing anxiety over the election or have questions about its implications to come to a number of conversation spaces.

Faculty Conversations on Diversity: Inclusion, Micro-Aggressions, and Cultural Competence

Date: November 4, 2016
USC Marshall’s Department of Business Communication hosted a workshop for USC Marshall faculty titled, Faculty Conversations on Diversity: Inclusion, Micro-Aggressions, and Cultural Competence. Workshop information is available online.

Uncovering the Institutional Impact of Scholars from Historically Underrepresented Backgrounds

Date: December 1, 2016
The University of Southern California and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Connections held a regional meeting centered on uncovering the institutional impact of scholars from historically underrepresented backgrounds. Open to USC faculty and administrators; meeting information is available online.