Keynote Speaker, “A Well-Dressed Lie and the Naked Truth,” Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association, February 24, 2017 at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi.
Keynote Speaker, “Jim Crow Sociology: Predominately Black Institutions and the Rise of American Sociology,” Taft Research Center, March 6, 2017 at the University of Cincinnati.
Invited Speaker, “Beyond W. E. B. Du Bois: A Program for a NEW Sociology,” W. E. B. Du Bois and the Color Line at the Beginning of the 21st Century: Continuity, Challenges and New Directions (Social Theory Forum), March 24-25, 2017 at the University of Massachusetts at Boston.