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January 2019

WYNC & Apollo Theater: Unsung Champions of Civil Rights from MLK to Today

January 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Apollo Theater, 253 W 125th St
New York, NY 10027
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The Apollo Theater and WNYC are partnering for the sixth year to present WNYC's 13th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, Unsung Champions of Civil Rights from MLK to Today as part of the Apollo's Uptown Hall series. WNYC's Peabody Award-winning host Brian Lehrerand Jami Floyd, local host of All Things Considered, will moderate meaningful conversations examining Dr. King's legacy and its impact on modern social justice movements. Through a lively mix of one-on-one interviews and panels featuring…

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February 2019

Critical Conversations: An Interactive Symposium on W. E. B. Du Bois and 21st Century Color Lines

February 2, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center and Kohlberg​, Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081
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William Edward Burghardt “W. E. B.” Du Bois was born in 1868 and became the nation’s leading social scientist on race, social inequality, African-American life and culture, and the ideology of white supremacy. He famously predicted that “the problem of the twentieth century the problem of the color line”—a prescient observation that rings truer than ever today, on the 150th anniversary of Du Bois’s birth. With this symposium, Swarthmore College attempts to serve the greater good of Du Bois’s vision…

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

February 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Mary Ann and John D. Mangels Lecturer Leon Forrest Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Northwestern University February 28, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. Kane Hall, room 120 Register here! This event is free and open to the public. W.E.B. Du Bois at the Center: From Science, Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter W.E.B. Du Bois was one of a handful of 20th century scholars with a sustained global impact on sociological, literary, and political thought. In this…

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April 2019

2019 Midwest Sociological Society Annual Meeting: Plenary on D.E.B. DuBois

April 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - April 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
chicago hyatt regency, 151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
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2019 Midwest Sociological Society Annual Meeting Theme & Call for Participants April 17-20, 2019 Chicago Hyatt Regency, Downtown in the Loop   QUEERING/QUERYING BODIES Bodies are central to social life and as a consequence they have been a site of sociological inquiry for more than 30 years. More recently queer theory, methods and embodiment studies have extended and deepened sociologists’ understanding of bodies and the people who inhabit them. Disability, however, remains at the margins of sociological thinking and research,…

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