549: Chicago Sociology and Literary Modernism

3:30 PM–4:45 PM Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Michigan 3

Session Information


1: From Utopias to Naturalism: Recovering the Sociological Literature that Robert Park Made Illegible

Claire Class, New York Inst. of Tech.

2: The American Dark Princess: W. E. B. Du Bois’s Antiracist Urban Sociology and African American Modernism

Eric Strand, Lingnan U

3: The Poetics of a Modernist Science: Robert Park Reading Walt Whitman

Timothy Robbins, Graceland U

4: ‘Passed at the Head of the Crowd’: Intelligence, Race, and Du Bois’s Neurological Modernity

Michael Collins, King’s C, London


Claire Class, New York Inst. of Tech.