IAS News

MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics Hosts Fourth Annual Fall Convergence

MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics hosted the fourth annual Fall Convergence October 1-2. This year’s program featured an opening keynote reading + conversation with award-winning poet, novelist, and critic Nathaniel Mackey.  The multi-day program of...

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Scott Kurashige Speaks about Grace Lee Boggs

IAS faculty member Scott Kurashige spoke to NPR about Grace Lee Boggs on All Things Considered.  Grace Lee Boggs, who died in Detroit on October 5, 2015 at the age of 100, was a long-time activist, philosopher, and author.  She and Kurashige co-authored The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century in 2012. Boggs “understood...

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David Nixon's Bladfold Wins Best Musical Film Award

IAS faculty member David Nixon's animated musical documentary "Bladfold:The Story of Brad Nixon" won the Best Musical Film award at the 2015 Oregon Independent Film Festival

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Leissle and Nixon Publish the Third Volume of The Monolith: Science Fiction Short Stories

IAS faculty members Kristy Leissle and David Nixon published the third volume of The Monolith: Science Fiction Short Stories, subtitled What's In My Head. UWB students in Nixon and Leissle's Discovery Core 1 class, "Thinking Beyond Borders: Philosophical Explorations of Science Fiction," author all the stories in the collection.

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Bartha Publishes Keyword Essay on “Skill” and Talks About its Development on the Keyword Blog

Miriam Bartha, IAS Director of Graduate Programs and affiliate faculty member, has published a post-publication essay on “Skill” in the second edition of Keywords for American Cultural Studies, a print-digital publication of New York University Press edited by Bruce Burgett and Glenn Hendler. 

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