Polymathic Workshops, Panels, and Special Events

Fall 2016
Round Table
Polymathic Workshops, Panels, and Special Events

In Fall 2016, the USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study is partnering with leading global and academic institutions and scholars, holding workshops and symposia to explore topics and issues from a polymathic perspctive. From a 3-day retreat to Catalina to Zygo, the Harman Academy is pleased to bring an exciting new series of panels, workshops, and special events to campus.

Amir Hussain, Pim (Wilhelmus G.B.M.) Valkenberg, & Rabbi Reuven Firestone
August 31, 2016
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Friends of the Library Lecture Hall, DML 240

“In essentials unity, in non-essentials liberty, in everything love.”  --Moravian proverb, circa 1450 c.e.                      

Much is made these days about the differences between us.  But Christian, Jewish and Muslim religious traditions and ideology have evolved from a...

Eugene Rogolsky, MD
Larry Gross, Professor of Communication
David Evans Frantz
October 6, 2016
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Harman Academy, DML 241

HEALING ARTS: The Polymathic Collection of Dr. Eugene Rogolsky

From Chicano street art to gay inspired photographs, prints, paintings and sculptures, the polymathic collection of Dr. Eugene Rogolsky, on exhibit at the USC Fisher Museum of Art, is...

October 29, 2016
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Harman Academy, DML 241

Presented by the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West, USC Dornsife College, and the Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study, this exciting conference explores the symbiotic relationship between Los Angeles and the vibrant literary and cinematic genres of science fiction. ...