The Pacific Asia Museum hosts a collection of over 15,000 objects, spanning more than five thousand years, that include rare examples of art and ethnographic objects from Asia and the Pacific Islands.
The Visions and Voices Initiative emphasizes USC's commitment to interdisciplinary approaches. Check out the spectacular array of events conceived and organized by faculty and schools throughout the university.
USC Department of Anthropology and Center for Visual Anthropology have joined with the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland to present a jury selection of 51 ethnographic films produced by anthropologists and filmmakers the world over.
Innovative cross-genre artist Nao Bustamante invokes avant-garde filmmaker Jack Smith and his muse, 1940s Dominican starlet Maria Montez, in Silver & Gold, a magical and joyfully twisted “filmformance” that explores race, glamour, sexuality and the silver screen.
The Mellon Foundation/Early Modern Studies Institute Colloquium Series presents the lecture Working with Digitized Manuscripts: New Approaches to Old Sources Part I featuring Dorothy Potter from the University of Pennsylvania.
Join us for a complete series retrospective of the influential but short-lived NBC comedy series Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000). Following each screening, members of the cast and crew will talk about working within the network system and the continuing impact of Freaks and Geeks in comedy.
The Single Wing Turquoise Bird was among the most sophisticated of the 1960s and ’70s psychedelic light shows. They used overhead projectors, slide projectors and film projectors to create swirling visual compositions. The group, who reformed several years ago, adding new technologies, will present two performances and a workshop.