Tagged Social Science

Democracy and Truth: a Short Philadelphia History

What is democracy?  It's a word often debated; a word we often overhear; a word with many subtleties and connotations; a word held dear by many throughout the world.  Join University of Pennsylvania's Walter H.…

Brittney Cooper | Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower with Rebecca Traister | Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger

In converation with Rebecca Traister , author of Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger Examining the intersections of race, gender, and politics in a popular monthly Cosmo column, Brittney Cooper is also a…

Deborah Lipstadt | Antisemitism: Here and Now

TICKES ON SALE JANUARY 4 at 10:00 a.m. Irvine Auditorium | 3401 Spruce St. Deborah Lipstadt won the National Jewish Book Award for Denial: Holocaust History on Trial and for History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier…

Why the 2014 Emergency Ebola Epidemic Turned Ambulances into Death Traps and How We Changed It

Join us on February 6th  at 7pm as Dr. Hannah Lawman shares her experiences working in Sierra Leone in the emergency Ebola epidemic. She will share how ambulances and the response teams that they carried were rejected by many…

Jane Brox | Silence: A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives

Penning “nonfiction literature of a high and lasting order” ( Chicago Tribune ), Jane Brox is the author of, among other books, Five Thousand Days Like This One , a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award;…

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’ ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the…

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’ ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the…

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is an authoritative, comprehensive Web-based reference work about philosophy, useful to scholars of all levels as well as the general public. Published through Stanford University’s Center for the…

Research in Context *

Discover reliable and trusted information on a variety of topics to support middle school student research for government, U.S and world history, geography, literature, sciences, and social issues. Research In Context offers…

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Based on Greenhaven's "Opposing Viewpoints" series and supplemented with Infotrac materials.

Kids InfoBits *

Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc. Kids…

BusinessDecision

Based on Synergos Technologies, Inc. (STI) data and mapping technologies, BusinessDecision combines extensive consumer household data, market segmentation data, population forecasts and demographic data with state of the art mapping…

Academic OneFile *

More than 18,000 peer-reviewed journals and more than 9,200 in full text Full text of The Economist ranging from 1988 to the present, with no embargo Full text of The New York Times from 1985 to present, updated daily Full text of The…