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Christos Ikonomou
Author Christos Ikonomou’s dystopian tales are set within the political and economic culture of austerity in Greece and recount its devastating effect on working people. (Photo/Julia Puga)

Acclaimed Greek writer Christos Ikonomou wins USC Dornsife’s inaugural Chowdhury Prize in Literature

The college’s Department of English, with the support of the Subir and Malina Chowdhury Foundation and in collaboration with Kenyon College and the Kenyon Review, will award the $20,000 prize during a gala at USC in April.

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USC Dornsife new general education classes
This Renaissance painting by Vittore Carpaccio, titled Hunting on the Lagoon (ca. 1490; Venice, Italy), shows Venetian bird hunters. Painted in oils on a wooden panel, the hinges and latch suggest it once served as a decorative window shutter or the door of a cabinet. (Image/Vittore Carpaccio, Courtesy of the Getty‘s Open Content Program)

From the Italian Renaissance to the stars, an exciting approach to fulfilling GEs

Two new USC Dornsife general education courses offer students a richer, broader way to learn and to acquire diverse academic skills.