04/24/2012 09:45 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Honoring W.E.B. Du Bois 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, an art installation, musical tribute, and a poetic tribute. This short video captures the day's activities.