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Published on Apr 14, 2012
The Board of Trustees at the University of Pennsylvania appointed Dr. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois Honorary Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies on February 17th 2012. The day included three intellectual panels, art installation, musical tribute, and a poetic tribute. This short video captures the day's activities. Tukufu Zuberi, professor of sociology and the Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations in the School of Arts and Sciences, led the effort to recognize W.E.B. Du Bois with the professorship and facilitated this daylong conference at Penn to mark the occasion. The conference included three intellectual panels, an art installation, and musical and poetic tributes. TZ Production Company, which Zuberi helms, documented the conference in a half-hour video "Honoring W.E.B. Du Bois 2012"