BU Sociology chair Japonica Brown-Saracino appeared on WBUR’s Radio Boston to talk about lesbian bars in Boston. There are fewer than 30 such bars in the country and Professor Brown-Saracino helps explain why that’s the case and also how local LGBTQ groups have been filling the void. Listen to the segment on WBUR here.
Professor of Sociology Japonica Brown-Saracino featured in CNN article covering the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gay and lesbian bars. https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/22/business/gay-lesbian-bars-covid-consequences-trnd/index.html?fbclid=IwAR0NMdzR_AbgXsoR3Epbaa6N5L7dVFgAYLk1gLcWQvgB-H3EE0Kf_QJIbG0.
Japonica Brown-Saracino and her new book How Places Make Us were featured in the September 13 New York Times.
Japonica Brown-Saracino was quoted in a recent New York Times article about the changing racial composition of U.S. neighborhoods. Good work, Japonica!
Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino has been elected as the next Chair of the ASA community/urban section. Congratulations, Japonica!
Sociology professor Japonica Brown-Saracino has published her second book, How Places Make Us, through University of Chicago Press. An excerpt from the book is featured on Slate. Congratulations, Japonica!