- Global Millennials and the Changing World Order
- 09/24/2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
- Off Campus Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism Room 207
How does the millennial generation see the world around them? How do their views differ from their elders? And what kinds of impact will these perceptions have on the future of international relations? Pew Global Attitudes Director Richard Wike discusses the latest global polling date on these vital questions. Co-sponsored by the Los Angeles World Affairs Council Young Professionals.read more
- Job Search Strategies for International Students
- 09/24/2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
- University Park Campus Student Union STU B3
- Learn techniques for looking for a job in the United States and discuss important international student employment issues. Reservations are requested for this event. Your seat is not guaranteed unless you register. To reserve a seat, log into connectSC, search for the event under "Events," and click "RSVP". Please direct any questions about this event to Elaine Dauncey, Assistant Director and Senior Career Advisor, at (213)740-5010. read more
- 2nd Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit
- 09/26/2014 8:00am - 6:00pm
- University Park Campus
Interested in the present and future state of Supply Chain?
In Collaboration with DHL Global Forwarding and USC Marshall Center of Global Supply Chain Management would like to cordially invite you to the exciting day full of:
- Macro and Micro Trend Analysis of Global Supply Chain
- Breakout Sessions: Emerging Markets (Latin America, ASEAN FTA, India – Sub Continent)
- Global Industry Player Showcase (Aerospace, Retail, Service, Technology and many more)
- Roundtable discussion with disruptive Technology and Impact on Global Supply Chain
- Industry Recognition and Excellence Award ceremony
To register and for more information please visit us at http://marshallsupplychainsummit.eventbrite.comread more
- A Middle East With No Minorities?
- 09/29/2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
- University Park Campus Doheny Memorial Library DML 244 3550 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Haidostian will speak about the recent turmoil in the Middle East and its impact on the various ethnic and religious minorities of the region. Sponsored by the USC Institute of Armenian Studies.read more
- Japanese Buddhist Chanting (Shomyo) and Shirabyoshi Performance
- 09/30/2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
- University Park Campus The Rosen Family Screening Theatre TCC 227 3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Since 1986 Makiko Sakurai has studied Shomyo, the ancient Heian period (781-1192 AD) form of chant associated with the Tendai sect of Buddhism, with teachers Genshin Nakayama from 1989, and studied ryu-teki (gagaku flute) from Sukeyasu Shiba from 1986 to 1996.read more
Ms. Sakurai graduated from the Music Department of Osaka University of Arts, majoring in piano. She then received a masters’ degree in 1988 at Tokyo College of Music, majoring in composition.
She has adapted shomyo for contemporary settings, and in collaboration with Japanese composers Mamoru Fujieda and Ayuo. She appears on two CDs of Ayuo and Mmoru Fujieda: "The Night Chant" and "Izutsu," both released on the Tzadik label. She has also performed works for American composers, Peter Garland and Carl Stone.
Ms. Sakurai traveled to Israel to study Jewish religious music in 1988, and studied the Itako music of the Tsugaru area of southern Aomori in 1990. In 1994 she received a scholarship from the ACC (Asian Cultural Council) to study the Navajo language at Navajo Community College in Arizona and the music of the Navajo and Hopi peoples. After that she returned to her practice of Heian Period chanting and dance of “Shirabyoshi" in 1997, which she performs in its pure unaccompanied form. In 2000 she received a grant from The Helene Wuriltzer Foundation to study the music of The Taos Pueblo. In 2008 she went to Israel again especially to study Yemenite ritual music “Deawan” from Gira Beshari.
When she returned to Japan, she composed “Oriental music” the content of which included both Magrib (western Arab) music and Japanese music and this was performed in the “Arab Shirabyoshi Project.”
Ms. Sakurai has written the scripts for her original collaborative pieces with Noh theatre including “Bamboo Princess” (2006), “Manhattan Okina” (2007-2013), “Pirate Princess” (2009,2013) and “Sword Mound” (2010). She has also written for a collaborative piece with puppet theatre, Kokeshi Joruri “The Bridegroom of Hanako” (2011, 2013).
- A Conversation with Miri Chais
- 10/07/2014 7:00pm - 8:00pm
- University Park Campus USC Fisher Museum of Art HAR 823 Exposition Blvd Los Angeles , CA 90089
Join Israeli Los Angeles-based artist, Miri Chais, and Fisher Curator, Ariadni Liokatis, for a conversation and walk-through of the new exhibition Miri Chais. Re:Mind. This multi-media site-specific installation probes the increasingly pervasive immersion of technology and augmented reality into our human experience and the human mind. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the program begins at 7:00 pm.read more
- USC Global Conversation
- 10/15/2014 all day
- Off Campus 10 On The Park 60 Columbus Circle New York, NY 10019
From medicine to entertainment, advances in the digital realm are rapidly changing every aspect of society: how we heal, understand disease, make large-scale policy decisions, interact with each other, re-imagine our physical and virtual realities and make global business decisions. The USC Global Conversation in New York convenes influential individuals in New York City to engage with cutting-edge USC faculty researchers for an exclusive, in-depth look at how new technologies developed at the University of Southern California are changing the world.
8:30 am: Networking Breakfast
9:30 am: Welcome and Introduction of Provost Elizabeth Garrett by Dean James G. Ellis, USC Marshall School of Business
10:00 am: The Future of Medicine and Health Care. Introduced by Dean Carmen A. Puliafito, Keck School of Medicine of USC. Speakers: Scott Fraser on Imaging, Leslie Saxon on Body Computing, Arthur Toga on Brain Informatics, Julie Zissimopolous on Access to Health Care
12:15 pm: Keynote Address: A Conversation with Media Innovator Jimmy Iovine.
Moderated by Dean Erica Muhl, USC Roski School of Art and Design, Director of the USC Iovine Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation
2:00 pm: The Future of Experiencing Reality. Moderated by Dean Elizabeth M. Daley, USC School of Cinematic Arts, and Dean Yannis C. Yortsos, USC Viterbi School of Engineering. Speakers: Alex McDowell on the Leviathan Project, Hao Li on 3D Printing
3:45 pm: Digital Innovation Showcase and Closing Receptionread more
- Why We Need to Harden our Soft Power
- 10/15/2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
- University Park Campus Wallis Annenberg Hall Auditorium ANN L105A
Richard Stengel, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, will speak about the challenges, and opportunities, of conducting public diplomacy in a complex, hyper connected world. The former managing editor of Time Magazine, Under Secretary Stengel was sworn in last February to oversee U.S. government engagement with people in countries around the world. This event will be streamed live on the internet, with a live and virtual question and answer session to follow.read more
- Marshall Pacific Rim Business Forum
- 10/16/2014 - 10/18/2014 12:00pm - 8:00pm
- Traders Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar
- The Marshall Pacific Rim Business Forum is an extraordinary two day networking event to connect international alumni, faculty and friends of the USC Marshall School of Business. Learn from panels of international CEOs who will share their personal success stories on doing business in the Pacific Rim's dynamic markets. read more
- Poland’s Independence Day Concert
- 11/11/2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
- University Park Campus Newman Recital Hall
Join the Honorable Mariusz Brymora, Consul General of the Republic of Poland, representatives of the City of Los Angeles and the diplomatic corps at this gala concert and artist reception. This event is co-organized by the USC Polish Music Center.read more