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W.E.B Du Bois, racialized modernity, and the global colour line

A Postcolonial and Decolonial Transformations Study Group Seminar

19 November 2020 at 3pm

About the Event

In this event, Professors Itzigsohn and Brown will be in conversation about their recent book, 'The Sociology of W. E. B. Du Bois Racialized Modernity and the Global Color Line’. This conversation will tease out the global roots of Du Boisian sociology, and consider what it means to view Du Bois as an early pioneer of postcolonial sociology.


The two speakers will be:

  • Professor José Itzigsohn (Brown University)
  • Professor Karida Brown (UCLA)