Urban Inequality Workshop

Professor of Sociology Japonica Brown-Saracino

Each semester, the Initiative on Cities hosts a workshop, led by Professor of Sociology and IOC Advisory Board member Japonica Brown-Saracino, that invites post graduate and Ph.D. candidates to explore the issues of urban inequality.

This bimonthly workshop approaches the topic of urban inequalities from different disciplinary, methodological, and theoretical angles. The workshop explores themes that include, but are not limited to: cities and race, economics, health, politics and governance, education, youth, climate change, resiliency, sexualities and gender, marketing, and neighborhoods.

Open to doctoral students from across the university, the workshop brings together students whose work addresses both theoretical and policy concerns. Workshops  include two types of meetings:

  • presentations of work in progress by regular participants
  • presentation of work in process by scholars from outside of Boston University

This workshop meets on select Fridays at the Initiative on Cities office on 75 Bay State road from 2:30pm – 4:00pm. Spring 2020 dates are listed below.

For more information, please contact Whitney Gecker at wgecker@bu.edu.