- No Reading Today
- Low-Stakes Writing Assignment: What Are Your Goals for the Course?
- Introductions and Attendance
- Prologue: What Is Sociology?
- Review of the Syllabus
- For Next Time
For Next Time
- Ground Rules for the Classroom
- Matthew Desmond and Mustafa Emirbayer (2016), Ch. 1 (‘Race in the Twenty-First Century’): ‘A Biological Reality?’; ‘Whiteness’; ‘Race Is a Social Reality’; ‘Ethnicity and Nationality’; Thinking Like a Sociologist’