Considering the readings (especially Ch. 1) and the online materials below, discuss the following.
- What do you think W.E.B. Du Bois meant by “life within the Veil”? How and why do sociologists use critical thinking and socially-engaged scholarship in their work? Use concrete examples from the work and experiences of Du Bois, Jane Addams or other sociologists.
Article (W.E.B. Du Bois’s Infographics @ 1900 Paris Exposition): https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/first-time-together-and-color-book-displays-web-du-bois-visionary-infographics-180970826/ (Links to an external site.)
Additional sources on Jane Addams