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Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino Elected Vice-President of Eastern Sociological Society

January 21st, 2015 in News

japonica1Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino has been elected Vice-President of the Eastern Sociological Society, for a one-year term beginning in 2016.  Congratulations, Japonica!

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Luncheon Celebrates Achievements, End of 2013-14 Academic Year

May 5th, 2014 in Faculty, Graduate Students, News

2014 Faculty

Faculty in Attendance at End of Year Lunch
(from left to right) Back Row: Joseph Harris, David Swartz, John Stone;
Middle Row: Japonica Brown-Saracino, Nancy Ammerman, Alya Guseva, Emily Barman, Ashley Mears;
Front Row: Ruha Benjamin, Nazli Kibria, Patricia Rieker, Susan Eckstein.

2014 Graduate Students

Graduate Students in Attendance at End of Year Lunch
(from left to right) Back Row: Megan O’Leary, Donald Gillis, Sasha White;
Middle Row: Rebecca Farber, Connor Fitzmaurice, Taylor Cain, Pamela Devan, Emily Philipp;
Front Row: Alaz Kilicaslan, Sarah Hosman, Elina Tochilnikova, Christina Jarymowycz;

The Department of Sociology celebrated the end of the 2013-2014 Academic Year on Monday, May 5th with the traditional annual luncheon. Highlights include saying goodbye to Professor Ruha Benjamin, who has accepted a position with Princeton University’s African American Studies Department, wishing our three Graduating Work Study Students well in their future endeavors – Congratulations to Shamoore Simpson, Jackie Robichaud and Jason Balsamo! –  and celebrating the promotions of Professors Japonica Brown-Saracino (to Associate Professor) and Julian Go (to Full Professor).

Have a wonderful summer, everybody!

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Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

April 28th, 2014 in Faculty, News

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino is one of thirteen faculty members on the Charles River Campus promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.  Announced by BU Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Jean Morrison, Professor Brown-Saracino is being “[r]ecognized for rigorous, creative research and a devotion to ‘engaged learning’ for her students within the city of Boston…”[1]

Congratulations Japonica!


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Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino speaks at Brandeis University

February 27th, 2013 in Faculty, News

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino gave the colloquium talk at Brandeis University’s Department of Sociology on February 28th, 2013 at 3:30 PM.  Her talk is titled “Pride of Place:Queer Female Identities and Communities in Four Small U.S. Cities.”

February 28th, 2013, Pearlman Lounge – 3:30-4:50 PM
Brandeis University
Pearlman Building, MS 071,
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453

For more information, please see the colloquium flyer

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Prof. Japonica Brown-Saracino speaks at African American Studies Lecture Series

October 22nd, 2012 in Faculty, News

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Japonica Brown-Saracino

On Tuesday, October 30th, African American Studies’ Fall Lecture Series welcomed the Sociology’s Japonica Brown-Saracino. Professor Brown-Saracino presented “The ‘Real People': Race, Class, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Preservation in Gentrifying Neighborhoods” at 5pm in the African American Studies Program Building, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline.

For more information on Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino, please visit her faculty page. For more information on the African American Studies Lecture Series, please see their events page.

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PROF BROWN-SARACINO HIGHLIGHTED IN NETWORX.COM ARTICLE

February 14th, 2012 in Faculty, News

Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino was recently hightlighted in the article, “10 Neighborhoods That Were Redefined by Gentrification” at Networx.com.   Professor Brown-Saracino published a book in 2009 that dealt with the topic of the article.  Her book is titled A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity (The Fieldwork Encounters and Discoveries Series of the University of Chicago Press, 2009) and explores the Chicago neighborhoods Andersonville and Argyle.

Click here to view the article

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ASSISTANT PROFESOR JAPONICA BROWN-SARACINO WINS 2011 BOOK AWARD

February 22nd, 2011 in Faculty, News

Assistant Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino’s book, “A Neighborhood That Never Changes” has been awarded the 2011 Best Book Award from the Urban Affairs Association.

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NEW FACULTY MEMBERS TO JOIN DEPARTMENT

January 30th, 2010 in Faculty, News

The Department is thrilled to announce the impending appointments of three new faculty members.  Joining us from University of Texas-Austin will be Catherine Connell, whose research and teaching focus on the Sociology of Sexualities.  Ruha Benjamin will join both the Sociology department and the African American Studies program.  She is currently completing a post-doc at UCLA, extending the work she did at UC Berkeley on the intersection of race, science, and medicine.  Finally, Japonica Brown-Saracino, who focuses on urban sociology, will be joining us from the University of Loyola Chicago.

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NEW FACULTY MEMBERS TO JOIN DEPARTMENT

October 30th, 2009 in Faculty, News


The Department is thrilled to announce the impending appointments of three new faculty members. Joining us from University of Texas-Austin will be Catherine Connell, whose research and teaching focus on the Sociology of Sexualities. Ruha Benjamin will join both the Sociology department and the African American Studies program. She is currently completing a post-doc at UCLA, extending the work she did at UC Berkeley on the intersection of race, science, and medicine. Finally, Japonica Brown-Saracino, who focuses on urban sociology, will be joining us from the University of Loyola Chicago.

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