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The 27th USC Chan Occupational Science Symposium

The 27th USC Chan Occupational Science Symposium, “Occupations, Disrupted: Pandemics and the Reshaping of Everyday Life,” was held on November 5, 2021.

The virtual event explored how the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the shape of everyday occupations and intersected with overlapping crises related to systemic racism and inequalities.

  • The Symposium featured Dr. Roshan Galvaan from the University of Cape Town as the Wilma West Lecturer, Dr. Lawrence A. Palinkas from the USC School of Social Work as the Keynote Lecturer, and Dr. Gelya Frank from the USC Chan Division as the closing Keynote Lecturer.
  • The event also included a live panel discussion with scholars within and outside of the USC Chan Division, including Dr. Sharon Cermak from the USC Chan Division, Dr. Genevieve Dunton from the USC Keck School of Medicine, Dr. Manuel Pastor from the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, and Dr. Reginald Tucker-Seeley from the USC School of Gerontology.
  • Before and after the event, registered participants were also able to engage with asynchronous presentations from USC faculty members, staff, and students.

Please contact the Occupational Science Symposium Planning Team at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you have any questions about the Symposium.

Agenda

Symposium agenda

Asynchronous / pre-recorded presentations

Program

View/download the program by clicking on the image of the program cover below.

27th USC Chan Occupational Science Symposium Program