Osher Lecture Series in Torrance
Fall 2014 Osher Lecture Series

Torrance Series

Location: Torrance Series lectures are held on Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., at the Levy Adult Center, 3420 W. 229th Place, Torrance, CA.

About the series

The Fall 2014 Torrance Series features CSUDH faculty presenting recent research in their fields of expertise. You will learn how CSUDH faculty research is affecting communities locally and globally. Emerging issues will be related to applications and real life examples. This is an opportunity to ask the experts in a relaxed and collegial setting.

The Readjustments to Civilian Life: Ex-Veterans and their University Experiences
Tuesday, September 23 – 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Phu Phan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Coordinator, Human Services Program, CSUDH

Zoonosis: How New Diseases Arise from Animal Reservoirs
Tuesday, October 7 – 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Cathy Jacobs, Ph.D., Lecturer, Biology and Interdisciplinary Studies PACE, CSUDH

The Life, Legacy and Aquarian Library of Alfred and Bernice Ligon: Seventy Years of Black Gnostic Studies (Part 1 of 2)
Tuesday, October 21 – 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Salim Faraji, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Africana Studies, CSUDH

The Life, Legacy and Aquarian Library of Alfred and Bernice Ligon: Seventy Years of Black Gnostic Studies (Part 2 of 2)
Tuesday, November 4 – 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Salim Faraji, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Africana Studies, CSUDH

How Social Media has Revolutionized Fundraising and Civic Engagement
Tuesday, November 18 – 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Rui Sun, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Public Administration, and Hugo Asencio, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Public Administration, CSUDH

5 Tuesdays, September 23; October 7, 21; November 4, 18 • 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Levy Center, 3420 W. 229th Place, Torrance

For current OLLI members, there is no charge, but registration is required.


Read more about the Osher Lecture Series. See also Carson Series and Manhattan Beach Series.

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