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PIK Professor John Jackson talks about the new reality of race in America.B. Davin Stengel
In his new book, Racial Paranoia: The Unintended Consequences of Political Correctness, Richard Perry University Associate Professor of Communication and Anthropology John L.
Graduate student Jo Cohen studies the relationship between consumption and citizenship in 19th-century America.Loraine Terrell
From “buy American” campaigns to appeals in Chevrolet ads to “refuel Ame
Undergraduate Kojo Minta explores the forces behind human trafficking in Africa.Priya Ratneshwar
Last year, thousands of illegal immigrants from Africa attempted to enter
Ruth Schwartz Cowan’s new book explores the case for genetic screening.Staff
The mapping of the human genome is said to herald a brighter future for
Sociologist Randall Collins argues that violent confrontations go against human hardwiring.Priya Ratneshwar
From genocidal politics half a world away to school shootings in our back
Anthropology major Abby Seldin curates groundbreaking exhibit on Lenape Nation in Pennsylvania.Staff
Anthropology junior Abby Seldin never dreamed that the independent project she began during her sophomore year would end up defining her Penn experience.
Classics professor Thomas Tartaron explores a Bronze Age harbor to understand the mechanisms of expansion and trade in ancient Greece.Loraine Terrell
Some 3,500 years ago on the mainland of Greece, the Mycenaeans began building one of the most powerful state-level societies in the Aegean region. With their rich warrior aristocracy and wide-ranging trade routes, their impact was such that several hundred years after their decline, they became the subjects of Homer’s great epic poems.
Sociologist Frank Furstenberg’s new book explores why the topic of teen pregnancy has become so politically powerful — and so misunderstood.G.W. Miller III, CGS’03
David Grazian takes readers on a “sociological tour” of Philadelphia’s nightlife.Loraine Terrell
As a graduate student trained in the Chicago School tradition of urban ethnography, David Grazian cut his sociologist’s teeth in the blues clubs of Chicago.
Two Societies, Separate and UnequalLoraine Terrell
Forty years ago, in an attempt to deal with a country rocked by racial unrest, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, also known as the Kerner Commission.
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