Sunday, Jun 14, 2020
COMING FALL 2020: This course will examine the historic moment in which we are living in order to introduce students to the concept of race and discipline of sociology.
Monday, Jun 22, 2020
In many parts of the country, black and white Americans continue to live in very different worlds. This distinctive feature of American inequality is not an accidental development but rather a result of policy choices.
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020
In this contribution to the “Covid-19 and the Social Sciences” series, Patricia Fernández-Kelly connects the killing of George Floyd, and the powerful public responses to it, to both the current social conditions of the pandemic and the broader historical structural dimensions of racism in US society. Fernández-Kelly draws on a range of...
Friday, Jun 12, 2020
Given the ongoing covid-19 pandemic, schools across the country have canceled their in-person commencement exercises. To celebrate the graduates whose final years of school have been upended, former first lady Michelle Obama and former president Barack Obama are taking part in a YouTube special. This is Mrs. Obama’s address to the Class of 2020.