Penn Arts and Sciences

GRADUATE SSPF WORKSHOP: New Forms of Child Sociability

Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 5:30pm

College Hall 209 - History Dept. Lounge (Accessibility)

As part of its Origins of the Twenty-First Century: People, Policies, Politics series of graduate-student workshops, the Graduate Social Science & Policy Forum presents two papers on the theme, "New Forms of Child Sociability."  Gideon Dishon (Penn Education, Culture and Society Program) will discuss "What Are We Building Anyway? The Origin and Function of Team Sports as Tools of Character Development"  Tom Brinkerhoff (Penn History) will discuss, "Government Agents of a Different Order: Children, Print Culture, and the Shaping of Contemporary Argentine Political Discourse."

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