We are pleased to announce our inaugural polymathic student conference, which will be held on Catalina Island at the USC Wrigley Institute from April 10-12, 2015. The conference will explore questions of "Gaps in Communication," and how we might use polymathic approaches to solve some of the greatest communication challenges we face today.
We are now accepting applications for students who wish to be considered as participants in the conference. Applications are due by March 20, 2015. Read more for more information on the conference and how to apply.Read more
Join us Wednesday, March 4th to discuss The Apocalypse with Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature Greg Thalmann.
Our spring series Polymathic Pizza, Part II: Back to the Future continues with our examination of the human obsession with the end of the world.Read more
The Future—what is it, how best to predict it, whether it will feature utopic advancement or a dystopic nightmare—has long occupied our minds. Over the course of Spring 2015, students and select faculty will consider paradoxes and what possibilities thinking about the future might hold.Learn more