Developing the “Science of Social Welfare” at the School of Social Service Administration

Cover of the new biography of Sophonisba Breckinridge. It includes a photograph of her against newspaper headlines from her time.

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Developing the “Science of Social Welfare” at the School of Social Service Administration:
Sophonisba Breckinridge, Edith Abbott, and the “Chicago Plan” for Social Work

October 17, 2019
5:30 – 7:00 pm  Lecture starts at 6 pm
SSA Lobby, 969 E. 60th St. Chicago, IL

Presented by:

Anya Jabour
Regents Professor of History at the University of Montana and author of Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women’s Activism in Modern America.

Please join SSA to celebrate the 100th year of our Doctoral Program. Professor Jabour will discuss her research about Sophonisba Breckinridge, Edith Abbott, and the establishment of SSA, as well as how Breckinridge and Abbott created one of the world's first doctoral programs in social work.

A reception and book signing with the author will follow. The Seminary Co-op will have books available for purchase.

This event is free and open to the Public.

CEUs are not available for this event.

View the Event: https://livestream.com/uc-crownfamilyschool/20191017-ssa-phd-jabour

This event is co-sponsored by The University of Chicago Law School.

For questions about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for questions about the event, please contact events@ssa.uchicago.edu or call 773.702.9700.