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Office of Religious Life

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Programs & Events

From the Grand Trunk Road to Route 66: Visiting Truck Artist Haider Ali

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10/20/2014 - 10/21/2014: 10:00AM - 6:00PM

Colorful trucks and buses are a striking aspect of the landscape and society across Pakistan. See truck artist, Haider Ali at work in the United University Church parking lot on Monday and Tuesday, October 20 and 21.

Spirit of the Law with Craig Keys, Associate Senior Vice President, USC Civic Engagement

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10/21/2014: 12:30PM - 1:20PM

Join us for this second program of the semester featuring Craig Keys, Associate Senior Vice President, USC Civic Engagement. Light lunch is served.

If Nuns Ruled the World

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10/21/2014: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Veteran reporter Jo Piazza profiles ten extraordinary nuns and the causes to which they have dedicated their lives.

World Religions 101 for Evangelical Christians

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09/24/2014, 10/08/2014, 10/22/2014, 11/05/2014, 11/19/2014, 12/03/2014: 5:00PM - 6:00PM

This series of events, free and open to the whole USC community, invites evangelical Christians, in particular, to learn about the religions of the world from the inside out, by hearing from thoughtful, committed practitioners of these faiths.

Search Inside Yourself

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10/22/2014: 6:30PM - 8:30PM

A book talk featuring Chade-Meng Tan (Meng), Google's Jolly Good Fellow (which nobody can deny). Book sale and signing to follow.

Women and War featuring Nimmi Gowrinathan

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

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

The Virgin Mary Magnified: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Perspectives on Mary of Nazareth

10/23/2014: 6:30PM - 8:30PM

An illuminated discussion with scholars Judith Dupre, Lisa Bitel and Ruqayya Khan

Diwali 2014 presented by the Association of Indian Students

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10/26/2014: 6:00PM - 10:00PM

Come celebrate the festival of lights with AIS. This event is free to USC students, faculty, alumni, family and friends. A gala Indian dinner will be served. Gates open at 5:30 and close at 6:30 pm.

What Matters to Me & Why with Diane Winston

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11/05/2014: 12:00PM - 12:50PM

What is important to a national authority on media and religion? Come and hear Diane Winston and enjoy a free lunch!

What Matters to Me & Why with Urbashi Mitra

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12/03/2014: 12:00PM - 12:50PM

Join us for the final program of the semester. Urbashi Mitra from Electrical Engineering shares what is important to her.

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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

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