University of Southern California

Office of Religious Life

Fostering a vibrant university community of spiritual reflection and free inquiry

Programs & Events

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.

SMARTalks - a TED-Style event

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10/29/2014: 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Join us for a free SMARTalk followed by dinner and discussion. Four experts will deliver concise 10-15 minute presentations sharing their experiences and the application of critical thinking skills in their life and work.

Dying Out Loud with Ann Steward

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10/29/2014: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Ann Steward, wife of Stan Steward who died from cancer while in Turkey as a missionary, shares his story through his journal entries that became a book, “Dying Out Loud”. Visit chialphausc.com for more information.

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!

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.

From Eighteen Scholars to Four Accomplishments: Images of Scholars in China and Japan

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11/05/2014: 5:00PM - 6:00PM

A lecture by Christina Yu Yu, Director, USC Pacific Asia Museum with a reception in the University Club Patio to follow. RSVP required.

Mindful Christianity

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11/12/2014: 5:00PM - 6:30PM

Join Rev. Jim Burklo, Associate Dean of Religious Life, in a talk about the practice of mindfulness in Christian spirituality.

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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