May 2nd, 2015 "Are the U.S. and China on a Collision Course?"
What Do We Really Know About Each Other? - Clayton Dube - Director of the USC U.S.-China Institute
The Influence Game - David Kang - Professor of International Relations at USC and Director of the USC Korean Studies Institute
The Chinese Political Evolution - Teresa Wright - Chair, Political Science Department, Cal State Long Beach
The Air They (and We) Breathe - Benjamin Van Rooij - Professor of U.S.-China Business and Law, University California Irvine
Part 1 - Individual Presentations - Click here to see video of presentations
Part 2 - Panel Discussion - Click here to see video of panel discussion
Malissa Shriver, Executive Director of Turnaround Arts, explains how adding arts programs to a disadvantaged school can improve academic performance.
Eugene Volokh, UCLA law professor and publisher of the blog "The Volokh Conspiracy" discusses challenges to free speech on campuses today.
Dan Schnur, director of the Jesse Unruh Institute of Politics at USC discusses Trump, Sanders and the angry voter.
Carey Nachenberg, author, UCLA professor and cyber-security expert discusses cyber warfare and cyber-security.
Dean Erwin Chemerinsky of the UC Irvine Law School discusses the U.S. Supreme Court and the Scalia vacancy.
Olga Oliker, Director of Russia and Eurasia Program at CSIS, discusses Vladimir
Putin and Russian foreign policy.
Terry McCarthy, Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award winning journalist, speaks about his experiences as a correspondent.
Barbara Coombs Lee, president of Compassion & Choices speaks on death with dignity.
E. Randol Shoenberg tells about his work recovering Nazi-looted art and the fight for Gustav Klimt's "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer" (the subject of the 2015 film "Woman in Gold")
James Gelvin, professor of history at UCLA and author of The Israel-Palestine Conflict: One Hundred Years of War discusses the past, present and future of the Islamic State.
Roman Catholic Archbishop Gomez of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles discusses immigration reform.
A. Scott Berg, Pulitzer prize winning biographer talks about Wilson his 2013 biography of the 28th president of the United States.
January 2015Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey discusses alternate sentencing for mentally ill offenders.
November 2014David Medine, Chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board speaks about security privacy in the post Snowden era.
Songwriter and producer Steve Barri discusses the golden age of rock and roll.