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Yolanda Padilla publishes "Literary Revolutions in the Borderlands: Transnational Dimensions of the Mexican Revolution and its Diaspora in the United States"

The Cambridge History of Latina/o Literature cover

IAS faculty member Yolanda Padilla published a book chapter, "Literary Revolutions in the Borderlands: Transnational Dimensions of the Mexican Revolution and its Diaspora in the United States," in The Cambridge History of Latina/o Literature. Padilla's chapter uses what she calls a transnational Chicanx studies framework to analyze literary responses to the Revolution by Mexicans in the United States. Taken together, the diverse writings  ...

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micha cárdenas gives keynote address at Vision and Technology Symposium in New York

micha delivering the keynote

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas gave the keynote address at a symposium in Queens, New York. Organized in collaboration with Eyebeam and the International Center of Photography Museum, VISION AND TECHNOLOGY: toward a more just future addresses the implications of visuality, representation, and privacy in the age of surveillance and big data. cárdenas' keynote ...

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Amir Noir Soulkin challenges dominant narratives on perfection

Amir Noir Soulkin

Alum Amir Noir Soulkin (’17, Cultural Studies) published an article, “Let’s change how we define perfect,” on the Rainier Valley Corps’ (RVC) Change-Makers Blog. Soulkin discusses Western ideas of perfection and the limitations they place on marginalized communities.  Calling for a new paradigm, he writes, “When you really think about it, the human being is an incredible feat in biomechanical construction that blends mind, body and spirit. Human beings are constantly evolving. Through the mastery of the mind, human beings discover ...

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Carrie Lanza presents at the European Conference on Social Work Research in Edinburgh, Scotland

Carrie Lanza

IAS faculty member Carrie Lanza presented twice at the European Conference on Social Work Research in Edinburgh, Scotland. She co-facilitated a workshop entitled Teaching Social Work History as Critical Pedagogy with several UW School of Social Work colleagues.  She also presented a paper on ...

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Jed Murr publishes exhibition essay for "Collapse: Recent Works by Dewey Crumpler"

Jed Murr

IAS faculty member Jed Murr published an exhibition essay for Collapse: Recent Works by Dewey Crumpler at the Hedreen Gallery (Seattle University). The publication, released as a pocket-sized book in conjunction with a public event featuring Crumpler and guest curator Sampada Aranke (Chicago Art Institute) on April 12, explores the ways in which Crumpler's work engages contemporary ecological catastrophe and ...

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