17-48 Segment 2: W.E.B. Du Bois’s Lasting Impact in Sociology

We talk to a scholar about what exactly W.E.B. Du Bois did to improve the study of sociology and what his impact truly was.

16-08 Segment 1: W.E.B. Du Bois: The scholar denied

  Synopsis: At the beginning of the 20th century, the study of sociology was dominated by the University of Chicago and other, historically white universities. Scholars at these schools conducted “armchair” theorizing – developing theories without actually going into cities and towns to talk to the people they were studying. One man – an African-American … Continue reading 16-08 Segment 1: W.E.B. Du Bois: The scholar denied