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micha cárdenas exhibits, speaks, publishes, and wins a well-deserved award

cardenas with Gender Justice Award

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas has been given the 2016 Creative Award by the Gender Justice League. ... cárdenas’ project "Unstoppable" has been curated into the exhibition "The Bubble: Safety by Ritual and Design" at the Alice Gallery, which opened in Seattle on November 19. ... cárdenas also has a new publication, "Dilating Destiny: Writing the Transreal Body Through Game Design," in the journal Jump Cut. ... Finally, cárdenas presented her work at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. cárdenas spoke on the panel "ASA Program Committee: Trans* of Color Scholarship Home/Not Home in Trans* Studies" to call attention to the need to stop the deportations of trans Latinx people. For full details on all this...

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Dan Berger publishes on the ongoing history of opposition to racism and the American prison system

photo from Jacobin article of detained individual

IAS faculty member Dan Berger published two pieces on the ongoing history of opposition to racism and the American prison system. He published an article in Jacobin magazine about the nationwide prison strike that took place this fall. The strike, which involved more than 20,000 participants across the country, builds on a rich history of protest against prison conditions. Berger was also one of five scholars from around the country to curate a "Prison Abolition Syllabus" for ...

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Community-Engaged work of Nafasi Ferrell featured in UW Bothell’s annual report

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UW Bothell’s 2015-2016 annual report to donors and community features the community-engaged work of alum Nafasi Ferrell (’15, Master of Arts in Cultural Studies).  For her Cultural Studies capstone project, Nafasi developed and facilitated a three-hour workshop with community members of varying ages in partnership with Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. Let’s Talk!! Race and Class Through Hip-Hop and Poetry challenged participants to redefine their understandings of race and class using ...

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GWSS professors Shayne, Rosenberg, and Kurian present papers at the National Women’s Studies Association conference

cover of NSWA conference program

IAS faculty members Julie ShayneKaren Rosenberg, and Alka Kurian attended the National Women's Studies Association conference in Montréal from November 10-13, 2016. Shayne organized a panel titled “Reimagining Settled Spaces: Creativity, Pedagogy, and Activism,” on which Rosenberg and she presented. Rosenberg’s paper was titled “Unsettling Literacy-Based Colonial Logics in the Writing Center,” and Shayne’s “Unsettling the Neutral Archive: Feminist Knowledge Production and University of Washington Bothell’s Social Justice and Diversity Archive (SJDA).” Shayne also ...

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Lauren Berliner presents research on crowdfunding for health crisis

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IAS faculty member Lauren Berliner presented her collaborative research with Nursing and Health Studies faculty member Nora Kenworthy on crowdfunding for health crisis as part of a panel called “Exploring Concepts of Care and Vulnerability: Co-design of Community-based Narrative Intervention for Wellness“ at the CoLED Conference "Ethnography and Design: Mutual Provocations” in San Diego.  Her talk focused on ...

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