Campus Calendar: Nov. 29

Chamber Music Marathon 

USC Flora L. Thornton School of Music

Monday, November 28, 2011 – Wednesday, November 30, 2011 : 5:30pm

University Park Campus
Alfred Newman Recital Hall


Three nights of nonstop chamber music performances by Thornton students, led by Henry Gronnier, the new director of the chamber music program.

Thornton Jazz Night 

USC Flora L. Thornton School of Music
7 p.m.

University Park Campus
Ground Zero Performance Cafe


This contemporary jazz series features top players from Thornton’s jazz programs, performing in a variety of student ensembles.

Preserving Compassion and Happiness in Times of Stress

How To Cultivate Authentic Compassion
Southern California Society for Spirituality and Social Work, Christian Social Work Caucus, USC School of Social Work
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

University Park Campus
Montgomery Ross Fisher Building
Hamovitch Research Center


A special lecture by Tibetan high monk His Eminence the Eighth Garchen Rinpoche.

Brown Bag Lunch with Steven Teutsch

L.A. County Department of Public Health: Health Status, Health Policy and Opportunities for Collaboration
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

University Park Campus
University Gateway
Schaeffer Center, Room 100B

A look at data on the health problems in Los Angeles County, examples of health policy and program issues facing decision-makers.

The Jews of Indonesia and the Jews in Indonesia: Between Allegory and Corporeality

USC Office of Religious Life, Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement, Center for Religion and Civic Culture, Hebrew Union College, Louchheim School of Judaic Studies
12:00 p.m.

Hebrew Union College
3077 University Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90007


Professor Leonard Epafras of Duta Wacana Christian University comes to Hebrew Union College to talk about Jews in Indonesia.

Empires of the World

The Dornsife Commons
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

University Park Campus
Doheny Memorial Library


An interdisciplinary panel discusses the empires of the world.


USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics, USC School of Cinematic Arts
7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

University Park Campus
George Lucas Instructional Building
Ray Stark Family Theatre


Does money make you happy? Kids and family? Your work? Do you live in a world that values and promotes happiness and well-being? Are we in the midst of a happiness revolution?