IAS News

Thea Quiray Tagle on teaching visual art and performance in this political moment

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IAS faculty member Thea Quiray Tagle published an invited piece in the San Francisco-based publication Art Practical special issue on art and political crisis. Her contribution, “Teaching and Talking about Art and Performance in Unpresidented Times (some thoughts for other instructors and artists)," offers the following provocation for instructors of art history, visual arts, and performance studies: “In our rush to find new ‘political art’ for these times, why don’t we also look to those who have been resisting this whole time?” Foregrounding the labor and artistic production of women of color, Black and indigenous women, queer and trans artists, she contends, is necessary for ...

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micha cárdenas | Poetic Operations: Inclusive Design and Media Art Strategies for Resisting Fascism in the US

Boundaries Project, http://holdyourboundaries.com, image courtesy of micha cárdenas and Frances Lee

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas recently completed a short residency at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. During the residency, she spoke in Jeanine Ruhsam's course, did a performance of her Pregnancy poems, held a public workshop with the Reproductive Justice Certificate Program on reproductive justice for transgender women and gave a public lecture titled "Poetic Operations: Inclusive Design and Media Art Strategies for Resisting Fascism in the US.”  The lecture focused on ...

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Ronnie Thibault featured by UW Graduate School

Ronnie Thibault

Master of Arts in Cultural Studies alum Ronnie Thibault is currently featured on the UW Graduate School website for her work in the interdisciplinary individual, Ph.D. program at UW Seattle.The interdisciplinary graduate program, introduced at the UW in the late 1960s, allows for rigorous academic research outside of a single department. The program is designed to allow students like Ronnie to ...

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Dan Berger joins the blogging team at Black Perspectives

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IAS faculty member Dan Berger joins the blogging team at Black Perspectives, a project of the African American Intellectual History Society. Berger was one of 13 scholars from around the country to join the blog. He will be writing monthly pieces for Black Perspectives. His current article, "Black Genealogies of Power," looks at ...

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Lauren Berliner and Nora Kenworthy publish “Producing a Worthy Illness"

Lauren Berliner

IAS faculty member Lauren Berliner and co-author Nora Kenworthy (Nursing and Health Studies, UW Bothell) published “Producing a worthy illness: Personal crowdfunding amidst financial crisis" in Social Science and Medicine.  The article explores how websites such as GoFundMe evince the political, social, and health consequences of austerity--along with fallout from the 2008 financial collapse and the shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Using data collected from ...

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