A Big Wednesday on Campus: Penn Press author Panels on Poverty and Human Rights

Tomorrow two major author events will take place on the University of Pennsylvania Campus. The first deals with human rights in the United States. The second addresses America's urban poverty.

At 4:30 p.m. at the Penn Law School, Cynthia Soohoo, Catherine Albisa, and Martha F. Davis will discuss the issues raised in their book, Bringing Human Rights Home: A History of Human Rights in the United States. Penn Law is located at 
3400 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia. For details, please contact Victoria Messina.

From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. sociologist Elijah Anderson, historian Eric Schneider, and historian Michael Katz  join anthropologist Philippe Bourgois for a Conversation on Urban Poverty in Philadelphia and the
United States.
Anderson is the editor of Against the Wall:
Poor, Young, Black, and Male
. Schneider is the author of Smack: Heroin and
the American City
. Katz is the author of The
Price of Citizenship: Redefining the American Welfare State
. This interdisciplinary panel discussion will take place at the Penn Museum, located at 3260 South Street in Philadelphia. For more information, please contact the Penn Museum at  215-898-4045 or

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