Why W.E.B. Du Bois is the founder of American scientific sociology: Interview between Nigel Dodd and Aldon Morris
In his lecture Aldon Morris discussed evidence from his book, The Scholar Denied, showing W.E.B Du Bois, an influential 20th century black scholar, was the founding father of modern scientific sociology.
You can also read and download Aldon Morris’ paper, W. E. B. Du Bois at the center: from science, civil rights movement, to Black Lives Matter.
The BJS Annual Public Lectures: Visionary Lectures on Significant Issues in Sociology
Annual Public Lectures provide a platform for leading sociologists to set out their own vision of the most significant questions and debates in their own area of the discipline. It is in this spirit that the lecture and responses to it are made available to download for free. Past speakers include Ulrich Beck, Judith Butler, Bruno Latour, Todd Gitlin, John Hagan, Troy Duster and Richard Swedberg.