University of Southern California

Office of Religious Life

Fostering a vibrant university community of spiritual reflection and free inquiry

Programs & Events

Reframing Religious Exemptions: The Aftermath of Hobby Lobby

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09/23/2014: 12:00PM - 1:30PM

Professor Katherine Franke, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Gender & Sexuality Law Columbia Law School at Columbia Law School, will discuss the growing use of religion-based liberty rights to successfully trump competing claims to sexual equality and reproductive liberty.

Spirit of the Law with Judge Bernard Kamins

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09/23/2014: 12:30PM - 1:20PM

Spirit of the Law begins a new year with the Hon. Bernard J. Kamins, Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court (Ret).

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.

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.

National Coming Out Day

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10/11/2014: 3:00PM - 6:00PM

A Queer Faith Forum Event

SOULJOURN - Pentecostal Christianity

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10/12/2014: 11:00AM - 12:30PM

Souljourns are a way for all USC students to discover and explore the remarkable spiritual treasures of Los Angeles, which has been documented as the city with the most religious diversity on Earth. Join us this Sunday as we visit the LA Dream Center/Angelus Temple (Echo Park).

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.

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.

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.

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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