Du Bois, Max Weber, and the Origins of Sociology Colloquium

Join us for this one-day symposia on the intellectual influence of W.E.B Du Bois on the discipline of sociology and on sociological theory with presentations by Aldon Morris (Northwestern), Nahum Chandler (UC Irvine), Dave Ferguson (U Chicago), and Jose Itzigsohn & Karida Brown (Brown University).

Colloquium Program

(Distributed October 26, 2015)

Ciplet, Roberts Publish New Book

After nearly a quarter century of international negotiations on climate change, we stand at a crossroads. A new set of agreements is likely to fail to prevent the global climate’s destabilization. Islands and coastlines face inundation, and widespread drought, flooding, and famine are expected to worsen in the poorest and most vulnerable countries. How did we arrive at an entirely inequitable and scientifically inadequate international response to climate change?

(Distributed October 9, 2015)

Patrick Heller Co-Authors New Book

Deliberation and Development Book CoverDeliberation and Development Book Cover

A new book edited by Patrick Heller, sociologist and Watson faculty, and Vijayendra Rao, a lead economist at The World Bank, offers the first interdisciplinary exploration of the role of deliberation in development.

(Distributed September 1, 2015)
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