Fulfilling a family commitment that dates back more than a century, a bequest from the late Marie S. and John Parke Young of Pasadena, Calif. to Occidental College resulted in one of the largest gifts in the College’s history.
Young Grant Applications Due March 27th! Go to our "Funding Opportunities" page for information on how to apply.
John Parke Young '17 was a distinguished international economist, former chair of the college’s Economics Department, and the son of the Rev. William Stewart Young, one of Occidental’s founders and a 50-year member of the board of trustees. The endowment funds the John Parke Young Chair in Global Political Economy - currently held by Professor Sanjeev Khagram - together with programs and research designed "to promote national or international economic, social, financial, or political policies or actions of general public and social benefit."
The Oxy community is invited to a talk by civil rights attourney Melanie Partow, on The International Criminal Court: A View from the Office of the Prosecutor
Evolving Perspectives on Reproductive and Sexual Rights: Transgender Populations and the International Classification of Disease
In a conference jointly sponsored by Occidental College and Pepperdine University, scholars will examine the culture, politics, and identity of the Vietnamese diaspora in America since the Vietnam war.
A Conference Recognizing the 40th Anniversary of the End of the War in Vietnam
Masters of Denial: Massacres and Other Atrocities in U.S.- Mexico Relations
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