Oberlin College and Conservatory

Repairing the Dyke Bar: Contemporary Commemorative Activists and the Search for a New Queer Future

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

King Building, 306
10 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Guest lecturer Japonica Brown-Saracino is professor of sociology at Boston University. She is the author of many articles about LGBT placemaking and gentrification, and books including, How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities (University of Chicago Press 2018) and A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity (University of Chicago Press, 2009).

Event Type

Lectures/Symposia/Workshops

Departments

Academic, Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, Sociology

Cost

Free

Photo Alternate Text

Neon sign reading "Dyke Bar" in pink triangle from Chicago lesbian bar Lost and Found. Image by Jackie Rivas.

Contact Person

Greggor Mattson

Contact Phone Number

4407755253

Contact E-mail Address

gmattson@oberlin.edu

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Jan Cooper

Jan Cooper left a positive review 10/15/2019

Great talk!