Slavery, as an institution, traces its origins back to Mesopotamia in 3500 B.C. Slavery was abolished by most nations sometime in the 19th century. Slavery’s effects, however, persisted in many nations for decades — and still persist in various forms today. The Slavery and Its Legacies Symposium examines this historical persistence of institutionalized slavery, both in the United States and in other nations.
Join the the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, the Bedrosian Center on Governance, the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation, and the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for a discussion around the disproportionate impacts women have faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and women’s critical role in the recovery process.
Rachel Van Sickle-Ward, Professor of Political Studies at Claremont University, along with Kevin Wallsten, Associate Professor of Political Science at CSULB, will present their research. Register for link to join the Zoom Webinar.
Melissa Lee, Assistant Professor of Politics & International Affairs at Princeton University, will present preliminary research: From Pluribus to Unum? Statebuilding in 19th Century America.
Clayton Nall, Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of California Santa Barbara, will present his research. Please check back for more details.
Join the Bedrosian Center’s newest Visiting Fellow, Ehsan Zaffar, for an informal conversation about inequality.
The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and the
USC Bedrosian Center invite you to attend a special luncheon with
California State Controller Betty T. Yee.
Television news journalist Soledad O’Brien sees an industry around her in which policy is rarely a focus. Political coverage in the media latches on to popularity and personality. Producers think people just want short quips and politicians arguing.
The United States is more unequal today than at any other time in its history. The economic, social and political power of most Americans continues to erode, yet policymakers and politicians on both sides of the aisle haven’t addressed the issue.
USC Price is committed to taking a leadership role to combat the corrosive public policy impact of structural inequality through deep thinking, groundbreaking research and innovative private sector partnerships.
The Academic Culture Assembly, Political Student Assembly, Black Student Assembly and USC Spectrum present An Evening with Lee Daniels discussing this year’s hit movie, The Butler Wednesday, November 20th 11/20/2013…