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Liu discusses two math concepts

Students and faculty gathered at noon Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room as Xiaoyan Liu, professor of mathematics, spoke about her most recent publications on her research of approximation theory.

Marcus discusses exiled composer

Professor of History Kenneth Marcus talked about a European Jewish composer who fled Nazi Germany and settled in Los Angeles during his presentation “Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism,” at noon Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room as part of the faculty lecture series.

Bui explains celebrity obsessions

Ngoc Bui, associate professor of psychology, proposed that fans of celebrities in the modern era have such affinity to whoever they idolize that it obscures their social judgment.

Immigration shapes artists’ work

Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, discussed “Migration and Modernism in Los Angeles, 1900-1960” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.

Composer Britten commemorated for bravery

The President’s Dining Room reached its capacity last Thursday as students, faculty and members of the community gathered for the International Studies Institute’s Hot Spot lecture series, “The Exile of Benjamin Britten.”

Amini leads international studies

Gitty Amini, assistant professor of political science, will replace Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, as director of the International Studies Institute starting in September.

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