“W.E.B. Du Bois at the Center: From Science, Civil Rights Movement, to Black Lives Matter”

Aldon Morris, the Leon Forrest Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Northwestern University, will give a presentation on campus titled “W.E.B. Du Bois at the Center: From Science, Civil Rights Movement, to Black Lives Matter.” The lecture will take place Monday, Oct. 15, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Community Studies Center, Room 108.

Morris’ current work explores the role of W.E.B. Du Bois in founding American sociology and new developments in research on the civil rights movement. His most recent book is The Scholar Denied: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Department of Sociology, Department of History, Social Justice Institute and Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity will sponsor this lecture.