The Social Sciences Forum presents topics and perspectives of vital interest to the social sciences community and beyond. Lectures are free and open to the public and will last approximately one hour, followed by a question and answer period.
From a Sociological PerspectiveFriday, October 9, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PMMichael Hughes, Professor of Sociology, Virginia Tech Marta Elliott, Professor of Sociology, University of Nevada – Reno Dawne Mouzon, Assistant Professor, Rutgers University – New Brunswick...Posted: August 26, 2015 11:04 AM
Youth Organizing and the Baltimore Algebra ProjectWednesday, October 28, 2015 at 4:30 PM - 6:30 PMJay Gillen, Teacher, Baltimore City Public Schools Jay Gillen and young people of The Baltimore Algebra Project will lead a discussion on ways students and adults in schools of poverty can...Posted: August 26, 2015 11:23 AM
When and Why Subjective Well-Being MattersThursday, November 5, 2015 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMErik Angner, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Economics, and Public Policy, George Mason University The so-called science of happiness — the systematic empirical study of happiness, understood...Posted: August 26, 2015 11:29 AM