The Sociology Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston is excited to host this two-day conference. The theme of the 12th Social Theory Forum will center on interdisciplinary scholarship on race and the legacy of American sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois. Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Associate Professor, UMass Amherst, Department of Anthropology will give opening remarks. The title of her talk is, “It is the mothers and mother of mothers who seem to count: A Black Feminist Perspective of W. E. B. Du Bois.” Battle-Baptiste’s remarks will be on Monday, at 9:30am in Ryan Lounge, 3rd Floor McCormack Hall and are sponsored by the Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS).