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Hapa Japan Festival 2017

Welcome to the third Hapa Japan Festival!

The Hapa Japan Festival celebrates mixed-race and mixed roots Japanese people and culture. Come join us at the Japanese American National Museum and the USC campus for film screenings documenting the story of mixed race Japanese people, rich conversations with Hapa cultural icons, jam sessions, and a gastronomic experience to remember. Please also join us as we hear from lead thinkers of Hapa Japan (and critical mixed race) scholarship at the 3-day Critical Mixed Race Studies (CMRS) Conference which will be held in conjunction with the festival. This year's conference explores issues in trans (gender, gressions, migrations, racial). For a full background on festival and conference participants, see our bios sections

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Schedule at a glance and other information including ticketing can be found on the Hapa Fest can be found at dornsife.usc.edu/cjrc/hapa-japan-festival-2017 

Please note that while most festival events are free, tickets must be reserved in advance. Click here to reserve your ticket. 

 

Zumba

Like to exercise and have fun will doing it? Then Zumba is for you! Come dance the night away with your friends!

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Seventh Annual Geospatial Summit

Propel your geospatial career at the annual one-day professional development and networking event presented by the USC Spatial Sciences Institute.

- Learn about Google Geo and the power of location-based services and analysis in all parts of the business enterprise in the opening keynote address.

- Get the industry lowdown on the potential and opportunities from drones with GIS.

- Hear how the City of Los Angeles GeoHub and the impact of open data on government.

- Get mentorship advice.

- Network with industry professionals throughout the day.

- Gain experience in presenting and listening to “lightning talks” and poster presentation.

- Talk with company and organization representatives at the lunchtime Knowledge Network tables:

          California Geographic Information Association

          California Surveying and Drafting Supply, Inc.

          County of Los Angeles

          Esri

          SoCal URISA

          US Geological Survey

          Women in GIS

 

2017 collaborating academic programs: California State University, Long Beach; Loyola Marymount University; Occidental College; University of California, Los Angeles; University of Redlands, and the University of Southern California.

Students: $40 CGIA and SoCal URISA Members and USC alumni: $60 Professionals: $70

CBS Studios Tour

This tour is for undergraduate students interested in careers in the entertainment industry and/or communications. *Round trip transportation will be provided. Only 42 spots available. You must reserve your spot in advance to attend. Please note this event will be over-booked to ensure capacity.  Admissions to the buss will be on a first come first serve basis.  Your RSVP does not guarantee you a spot.

Please, log into connectSC, search for this event under "Events," and click "RSVP". Registered students will be entered into an electronic resume book that will be provided to CBS. In partnership with CBS Entertainment Diversity.  Stay connected through the CBS Diversity's Newsletter.

*Meet at the Widney Alumni House at 10:00am to board the bus. Lunch will be provided.

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Graduate Analysis Seminar

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AMP SoCal Webinar: Episode 1 - Employment Training Panel

Join us for the launch of AMP SoCal's new industry-focused webinars!

Speaker:
Yvonne Jonason 
Employment Training Panel 
Economic Development Analyst 

Description:
The Employment Training Panel (ETP) provides funding to employers to assist in upgrading the skills of their workers through training that leads to good paying, long-term jobs. The ETP was created in 1982 by the California State Legislature and is funded by California employers through a special payroll tax. The ETP is a funding agency, not a training agency. Businesses determine their own training needs. ETP staff and other participating AMP SoCal partners are available to assist in accessing funds and other aspects of participation. Learn more!

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Dornsife Dialogues: Civility in Public Discourse

PLEASE NOTE: The first Dornsife Dialogues event was rescheduled to Feb. 24.

How has public discourse on critical topics come to be so combative, and is a return to civility possible?

Join USC Dornsife Dean Amber D. Miller and USC Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics Director Robert Shrum in a conversation on the tenor of public discourse, particularly in politics, and its evolution over the years. Moderated by Professor Peter Mancall, divisional dean for the humanities and social sciences, we will explore ways that the university can lead a charge toward more civil exchanges in the public square.

All students are invited to participate in this lively conversation, the first of several events this semester in the Dornsife Dialogues series.

The Dornsife Dialogues event series was launched by Dean Miller as a forum to explore complex ideas and promote civil discourse within the USC Dornsife community. Led by faculty from a range of fields within the letters, arts and sciences, the Dornsife Dialogues will examine issues of the moment with scholarly depth that affords new perspective and offers insight on the path ahead.

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Dornsife Dialogues: Civility in Public Discourse

How has public discourse on critical topics come to be so combative and is a return to civility possible?

Join USC Dornsife Dean Amber D. Miller and USC Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics Director Robert Shrum in a conversation on the tenor of public discourse, particularly in politics, and its evolution over the years. Moderated by Professor Pete Mancall, Divisional Dean for the Humanities and Social Sciences, we will explore the ways that the university can lead a charge toward more civil exchanges in the public square.

All students are invited to participate in this lively conversation, the first of several events thsi semester in the Dornsife Dialogues series.

The Dornsife Dialogues event series was launched by Dean Miller as a forum to explore complex ideas and promote civil discourse within the USC Dornsife community. Led by faculty from a range of fields within the letters, arts, and sciences, the Dornsife Dialogues will examine issues of the moment with scholarly depth that affords new perspective and offers insight on the path ahead.

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Dornsife Dialogues: Civility in Public Discourse

How has public discourse on critical topics come to be so combative and is a return to civility possible?

Join USC Dornsife Dean Amber D. Miller and USC Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics Director Robert Shrum in a conversation on the tenor of public discourse, particularly in politics, and its evolution over the years. Moderated by Professor Pete Mancall, Divisional Dean for the Humanities and Social Sciences, we will explore the ways that the university can lead a charge toward more civil exchanges in the public square.

All students are invited to participate in this lively conversation, the first of several events thsi semester in the Dornsife Dialogues series.

The Dornsife Dialogues event series was launched by Dean Miller as a forum to explore complex ideas and promote civil discourse within the USC Dornsife community. Led by faculty from a range of fields within the letters, arts, and sciences, the Dornsife Dialogues will examine issues of the moment with scholarly depth that affords new perspective and offers insight on the path ahead.

Free
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Lunch with Eric Plosky, Chief of Transportation Planning, USDOT Volpe Center

METRANS Lunch with a Practitioner
Join us for a valuable opportunity to meet and learn from an active transportation practitioner!

Please RSVP to Nicole Guo at haichaog@usc.edu

Eric Plosky leads a diverse team in taking on many different types of work, including site-specific transportation projects; strategic and long-range planning; program development; legislative and policy analysis; research; and outreach and communications. More specifically, Mr. Plosky's work has focused on helping the Office of the Secretary's "Beyond Traffic" effort and Smart Cities Challenge initiatives, as well as supporting transportation planning efforts on Federal public lands (such as the National Park Service). He has also served as Disaster-Recovery Coordinator  for the U.S. DOT and was stationed in Louisiana following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Mr. Plosky earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
 

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