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W.E.B. Du Bois, Erving Goffman, Dorothy Swaine Thomas, and E. Digby Baltzell all broke new sociological ground while working at the University of Pennsylvania. As one of the oldest departments of sociology in the country, Penn Sociology continues its tradition of excellence with twenty-plus award-winning, distinguished faculty recognized for their scholarly achievements and leadership in the field.

Upcoming Events



Penn Carey Law School Presents: Conversations with Efrén C. Olivares C’05, Deputy Legal Director of the Immigrant Justice Project, Southern Poverty Law Center

Sep 28, 2022 at - | Penn Carey Law School - Silverman 240B
3501 Sansom St.  

3-4pm:  
International and US Refugee Law and Policy: Students will review the regulations and necessary forms for asylum seekers.  

4-5pm:

A conversation with…



Latinx Heritage Month Dolores Huerta Keynote Lecture: Efrén C. Olivares, Deputy Legal Director of the Immigrant Justice Project, Southern Poverty Law Center

Author of, "My Boy Will Die of Sorrow: A Memoir of Immigration from the Front Lines"
Sep 29, 2022 at - | JMHH G65 - Huntsman Hall (3730 Walnut Street)

All are welcome
**Registration required!**…



Education and Inequality Works in Progress: Marcus Wright, Penn GSE, University of Pennsylvania

Early findings - The Depths of Inclusion: Parents of First Generation Students and Elite Institutions
Oct 3, 2022 at - | McNeil 367

For those unable to come in person, please register for access to the Monday E&I Works-in-Progress Zoom link …