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Dan Berger publishes Rethinking the American Prison Movement

Dan Berger

IAS faculty member Dan Berger has published Rethinking the American Prison Movement. The book, coauthored with Toussaint Losier (Assistant Professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst), provides a short, accessible overview of the transformational and ongoing struggles against America’s prison system throughout the 20th century. The book has been hailed as "necessary and important" ...

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micha cárdenas publishes "Imagining a Trans World"

micha cárdenas

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas has published a new article, "Imagining a Trans World", which includes the full video of her Pregnancy project, online for the first time. Edited by Alexis Lothian, this special issue of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology deals with Radical Speculation and Ursula K. Le Guin. These writings are the proceedings of a morning of talks at the Tiptree Symposium on Le Guin’s work in 2016. The talks ...

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Erin Sanchez applies cultural studies to entrepreneurship

Erin Sanchez

Erin Sanchez (’13, Cultural Studies) is passionate about work/life balance.  After several years of freelancing as a writer and marketing consultant, she launched Candidly Erin to support women in their journeys to “…flee the 9-5 and build businesses they love.”  Drawing from her experiences of procrastination and self-doubt, Erin provides women with business skills and actionable strategies for becoming successful entrepreneurs. Recently, she spoke at Seattle’s GeekGirlCon 2017 on ...

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Bruce Burgett gives keynote and plenary on "What Do Keywords Do"

Bruce Burgett

IAS dean and faculty member Bruce Burgett gave a keynote and plenary on “What Do Keywords Do” at the “Language and Culture” conference in Koper, Slovenia.  Co-delivered with his co-author Glenn Hendler (Fordham University), the talk focused on lessons learned from their co-editing of Keywords for American Cultural Studies, and ...

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Julie Shayne featured in UW Libraries “How I Work Open” project

How I Work Open posters

October 23-27, 2017 was international Open Access Week, a celebration of shared knowledge, open scholarship, and barrier-free research and scholarly publishing.  In honor of Open Access Week, UW Libraries assembled an inspiring collection of interdisciplinary voices from across the University of Washington describing faculty and staff experiences with open access and practicing open scholarship and research. This project is called “How I Work Open” and includes ...

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