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Dan Berger participates in roundtable on prisoner organizing and publishes in Black Power 50

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IAS faculty member Dan Berger participated in a roundtable discussion for Process, the blog of the Organization of American Historians, on prisoner organizing in the 1960s and 1970s. The three-part roundtable discussed the history of prisoner organizing, research methods for those studying the history of prisons and prisoners, and the relevance of this history and scholarship on contemporary criminal justice policy. Berger also ...

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Rob Trumbull presents in London and Hawai’i

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IAS faculty member Rob Trumbull presented two papers.  He participated on a panel on "Normative Possibilities in the Late Derrida" at the 5th Derrida Today conference at Goldsmith's College London, and presented a paper entitled "What is Deconstructive Resistance?" at a conference on "Colony and Resistance" hosted by the Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Hawai'i, Hilo.  He also ...

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Karam Dana deliveres keynote lecture to the 58th Washington Judicial Conference

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IAS faculty member Karam Dana delivered a keynote lecture to Washington State's judges, during the 58th Washington Judicial Conference, an annual conference attended by judges of all levels in the State of Washington, His talk ...

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Rob Turner presents Pedagogy for Change at the Just Sustainability Conference

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IAS faculty member Rob Turner presented at the Just Sustainability Conference at Seattle University on August 9, 2016.  The talk, “Pedagogy for Change: Effects of Sustainability Engagement on Student Attitudes, Values and Beliefs,” examined shifts in student environmental perspectives and cultural worldviews in 4 courses based on responses to survey instruments completed at the beginning and end of each course.  In 2 of the courses ...

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Yolanda Padilla publishes Bridges, Borders, and Breaks: History, Narrative and Nation in Twenty-First Century Chicana/o Literary Criticism

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IAS faculty member Yolanda Padilla published a volume of critical essays that she co-edited titled Bridges, Borders, and Breaks: History, Narrative and Nation in Twenty-First Century Chicana/o Literary Criticism. The essays reveal how "Chicana/o" defines a literary critical sensibility as well as a political one, and show how this view can yield new insights about the status of Mexican Americans, the legacies of colonialism, and the ongoing prospects for social justice.

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