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— Dag Hammarskjold

Upcoming Events

  • USC International Conference in Yoga, Meditation and Integrative Health

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    09/20/2014 - 09/21/2014: all day

    You are invited to a rare opportunity to learn the skills and information to improve the quality of your life from medical and scientific experts.

  • What Matters to Me & Why with Sherman Jackson

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    10/01/2014: 12:00PM - 12:50PM

    Named one of the 500 most influencial Muslims in the world by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center, Professor Sherman Jackson speaks about what is important to him in this second program of the series. A light lunch is served.

  • George F. Regas Courageous Peacemaker Award

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    10/12/2014: 5:30PM - 8:30AM

    Presented to Rev. Dr. Cecil L. "Chip" Murray for his public faith and his dedicated advocacy for all people as a contemporary prophet of socially engaged religion.

  • Women and War featuring Nimmi Gowrinathan

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    10/22/2014: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

    Dr. Nimmi Gowrinathan join us for this talk on women and warzones. While often framed as victimes, women are also often political actors, occupying a variety of roles in violent spaces.

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Holy Days Calendar

  • Mabon (Equinox) - Pagan/Wiccan

    09/22/2014: all day

    Wiccan observance of the autumnal equinox when day and night are of equal length. A harvest festival time.

  • Rosh Hashanah - Jewish

    09/24/2014 - 09/25/2014: all day

    Jewish New Year. A time of introspection, abstinence, prayer and penitence. The story of Abraham is read, the ram's horn is sounded, and special foods are prepared and shared.

  • Meskel - Ethiopian Orthodox Christian

    09/27/2014: all day

    Ethiopian and Eritrean Orthodox Christian commemortion of the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (St. Helenea) in the 4th century a.d.

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USC Office of Religious Life

University Park Campus
University Religious Center, Rm 106
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(213)740-6110
orl@usc.edu

Health Sciences Campus
McKibben Hall, Rm 160
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(213)740-6110
orl@usc.edu