August 2017

Kristin Gustafson co-moderates panel: "Teaching with Archives of the Alternative Press of the 1960s–1980s"

IAS faculty member Kristin Gustafson co-moderated a teaching panel, "Teaching with Archives of the Alternative Press of the 1960s–1980s," at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in August with Susan Keith. The panel brought together efforts of the association's History Division and Newspaper and Online News Division. Gustafson and Keith said they organized the panel because too often the narratives of journalism and media history are the stories of people who had power in society and took what were considered to be relatively mainstream positions. The panelists shared ...

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Recent graduate Hanan Osman finds career in environmental health and safety

In high school Hanan Osman (’17, Environmental Studies) set her sights on an environmental career when she initiated a campaign to reduce water consumption at her local mosque.  At UW Bothell, she stayed true to this path and pursued student employment as a way of supporting and immersing herself in campus life.  For three years, Hanan worked as a peer study abroad advisor, providing students assistance around study abroad opportunities and scholarships.  She also became involved in several clubs, such as Black Student Union and Muslim Student Association, and in her senior year, she and several peers established a National Society of Black Engineers chapter at UW Bothell. ...

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micha cárdenas gives keynote talk at UC Berkeley's Digital Humanities Berkeley

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas gave a keynote talk at UC Berkeley's Digital Humanities Berkeley Summer Institute on Wednesday. Her talk, titled "The Android Goddess Declaration: After Man(ifestos)", proposed that androids in popular science fiction films and television shows can serve as an important model for trans of color feminist thinking today. Using examples from the television shows Westworld, and Humans and the music videos of pop artist Janelle Monáe, cárdenas proposed that androids offer a model of ethics that extends beyond humans ...

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Alice Pedersen at the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education Summer Institute

IAS faculty member Alice Pedersen participated in the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education's Summer Session on Contemplative Learning, a one-week institute at Smith College in Northampton, MA. This year's theme focused on how to integrate contemplative pedagogy with social justice pedagogy. In particular, Pedersen focused on developing her course for the FYPP Discovery Core, The Politics and Practices of Yoga, which ...

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Dan Berger publishes op-ed about Charlottesville tragedy

IAS faculty member Dan Berger published an op-ed in the Washington Post about the Charlottesville tragedy. The op-ed, “When white supremacists strike, police don’t always strike back,” connects the killing of an antiracist protestor in Charlottesville to the 1979 Ku Klux Klan murders of five antifascist demonstrators in Greensboro, North Carolina. One of those killed was Cesar Cauce, brother of UW President Ana Mari Cauce. In his op-ed, Berger notes ...

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