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micha cárdenas publishes "Monstrous Children of Pregnant Androids" in GLQ

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IAS faculty member micha cárdenas published her new article "Monstrous Children of Pregnant Androids" in a new special issue of Gay and Lesbian Quarterly reflecting on the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. Reading stories of androids in popular media alongside the singer Sia's tribute video to the victims of the shooting, cárdenas claims that "in the wake of the Orlando Pulse massacre, the imperative to imagine, and create, trans and queer Latinx futures has increased. New possibilities for humanity ...

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micha cárdenas and Frances Lee exhibit artworks in Basel, Switzerland

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IAS faculty member micha cárdenas is in the exhibition "Future Love: Desire and Kinship in Hypernature" at the House of Electronic Culture in Basel Switzerland. The group exhibition, which opened January 18, 2018, examines the impact of new technologies and social media on our affective relationships and sexuality. The curatorial statement from Boris Magrini states, "Never has the future of our emotional, sexual and familial relationships appeared more exciting ...

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Frances Lee wins the 2017 Survival Guide Award at the Gender Justice Awards

Frances Lee

2nd year MA in Cultural Studies student Frances Lee was presented the 2017 Survival Guide Award at the Gender Justice Awards on December 14, 2017. Gender Justice League, a prominent advocacy group for transgender, genderqueer, non-binary, and gender non-conforming individuals in Washington state, awards community members who have gone above and beyond in their creativity and impact in creating change. Frances was chosen ...

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Jeremy Richards infuses leadership development with cultural studies

Jeremy Richards

Jeremy Richards ('10) chose the M.A. in Cultural Studies for its interdisciplinary, practice-based approach.  An accomplished radio producer, writer, and actor rooted in the Seattle arts community, Richards desired a program that would stretch his creativity while broadening his professional options. As a  graduate student, he focused on the writings and music of Friedrich Nietzsche, culminating in the creation and production of "Nietzsche! The Musical."

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Frances Lee named to Bitch 50 list

Frances Lee

2nd year M.A. in Cultural Studies student Frances Lee has been named to the first ever Bitch 50. This list curated by intersectional feminist media organization bitch media "recognizes the most impactful creators, artists, and activists in pop culture whose imaginations extend beyond normalizing and affirming the same mainstream messages" and "highlights the firsts and the pioneers; the people who created a ripple or a path from the margins to the center."

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