University of Southern California

Office of Religious Life

Fostering a vibrant university community of spiritual reflection and free inquiry

Programs & Events

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 Happened and Why - The Denial of State Violence

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11/05/2014: 1:15PM - 2:30PM

Fatma Muge Gocek, Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan, will speak about the centuries of collective violence against Armenians. Discussion will be guided by Donald Miller, USC Professor of Religious Studies.

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.

Living through Suffering

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11/09/2014: 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Sometimes life just sucks! What to do about it? Come hear Khenpo SoDargye, a leading Tibetan Buddhist scholar and teacher, introduce simple and practical approaches to understanding and dealing with life's difficulties.

November Faith & Society - Mass Incarceration

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

Discover where faithful response meets social injustices. A speaker presentation and discussion regarding mass incarceration issues here in Los Angeles

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.

November Faith & Society - Endemic Homelessness in Los Angeles

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11/18/2014: 5:00PM - 6:30PM

Discover where faithful response meets social injustices. A presentation by DOOR - Discovering Opportunities for Outreach & Reflection. Discussion to follow with opportunities to respond to the need right here in your neighborhood.

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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