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Videos from the 2004 San Francisco Meetings of the ASA.

W.E.B. DuBois: Lessons for the 21st Century

  • Aldon Morris, Northwestern University
  • Patricia Hill Collins, University of Cincinnati
  • Gerald Horne, University of Houston
  • Manning Marable, Columbia University



Speaking to Powers: A Global Conversation

  • Immanuel Wallerstein, Yale University
  • Paul Starr, Princeton University
  • Johan Galtung, Transcend
  • Alain Touraine, EHESS, Paris



Speaking to Powers: Human Rights

  • Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights




For Public Sociology

  • Michael Burawoy, ASA President , and University of California, Berkeley.




Speaking to Publics: Limits and Possibilities

  • Bernice Pescosolido, Indiana University
  • Barbara Ehrenreich, Journalist and author
  • William Julius Wilson, Harvard University
  • Frances Fox Piven, CUNY
  • Eric Wanner, Russell Sage Foundation



Public Power in the Age of Empire

  • Arundhati Roy, Public intellectual-at-large, activist, and writer




The Future of Neoliberalism

  • Juliet Schor, Boston College
  • Paul Krugman, Princeton & The New York Times
  • Fernando Cardoso, Former President of Brazil