IAS News

Julie Shayne Leads Mock Classroom for Native American High School Students

Students at RAIN event

IAS faculty member Julie Shayne lead a mock classroom for Native American high school students as part of the Reaching American Indian Nations (RAIN) recruitment event. Shayne did an abridged version of a lesson from her course “Place and Displacement in the Americas” that she co-teaches with IAS faculty member Jennifer Atkinson. She chose an interactive lesson about ...

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Alka Kurian Presents at the South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest

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IAS faculty member Alka Kurian presented "Transnational Strategies of Resistance" at the South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest (SACPAN) in Portland, Oregon. This paper discussed women's participation in the decade-long Maoist insurgency in Nepal (1996-2006) with the view to examining the potential emancipatory possibilities it held for them.

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Alia Marsha Publishes on the “Sidekicking” of Minorities in Journalism

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IAS student Alia Marsha’s article, “Why Seattle Times’ “sidekicking” Hollis Wong-Wear is bad for journalism,” appeared yesterday on the Seattle Globalist site.  Alia is a senior in Media and Communication Studies, and is editor-in-chief of the Husky Herald, UW Bothell’s student paper. In her article, Alia addresses ...

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Becca Price Publishes Suggestions for how to Update Teaching Evolution

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IAS faculty member Becca Price and her co-author Kathryn Perez published “Beyond the Adaptationist Legacy: Updating our Teaching to Include a Diversity of Evolutionary Mechanisms.”   Based on research conducted at several colleges and universities, the article suggests ...

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Mira Shimabukuro Publishes Relocating Authority: Japanese Americans Writing to Redress Mass Incarceration

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IAS faculty member Mira Shimabukuro published a new book, Relocating Authority: Japanese Americans Writing to Redress Mass Incarceration, with the University of Colorado Press.  The book explores the ways Japanese Americans continually used writing to respond to the circumstances of their community’s mass imprisonment during World War II.

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