“The emphasis will be on how to think, rather than what to think” – Sidney Harman
Special Events and Series
The POLYMATHIC PANELS, and SPECIAL EVENTS SERIES features collaborative exchanges with institutes and scholars from USC and around the globe, including a conference organized and directed by students, with professors and students engaging one another on selected topics.
The GOETHE SOCIETY, an undergraduate organization affiliated with the USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study, explores the cultural resources of the USC campus and greater Los Angeles. Each session will be accompanied by an academic presentation and discussion keyed to a specific artistic or scholarly focus.
POLYMATHIC PRACTICUM is a Sidney Center workshop that hold regular meetings over the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters, where dedicated Academy students will explore together the practice of integrating multiple disciplines in their own scholarship.