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Japonica Brown-Saracino on Identity and Place in Small Town LBQ Communities

February 21, 2018

This week, The Annex meets Japonica Brown-Saracino from Boston University.  Japonica discusses research from her new book, How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities.  We also discuss housing funding and gentrification, and enrollment problems in the university industry.

Japonica Brown-Saracino is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Boston University.  Brown-Saracino has served as Vice-President of the Eastern Sociological Society, secretary/treasurer of the Community and Urban Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association, as co-book review editor for City & Community, on the Boston University Initiative on Cities’ advisory board, and as a consulting editor for the American Journal of Sociology.  She is a member of the Contemporary Sociology editorial board, and at BU she directs the Urban Inequalities Workshop, which is sponsored by the Initiative on Cities.

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