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Frances Lee publishes free syllabus on critical activist culture

Frances Lee

Master of Arts in Cultural Studies alum Frances Lee ('18) published "Woker Than Thou: an experimental syllabus" for a ten-week course on critical activist culture. Frances makes it a free and accessible resource for educators, activists, and organizers to use and adapt to their community needs. The course facilitates open, theory-based discussion of modern aspects of leftist activist culture, including identity, call-outs, cultural appropriation, "wokeness", and ...

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Kari Lerum receives Washington State Labor Research Grant

Kari Lerum

IAS faculty member Kari Lerum has received a Washington State Labor Research Grant from the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at University of Washington. The grant will fund the first year of her new research project, “Assessing the impact of anti-trafficking legislation on transgender sex workers.” This research comes out of years of community-based work, most recently with the Coalition for the Rights and Safety of People in the Sex Trade and the Seattle LGBQ commission. This project will focus on ...

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STEP Forward - training postdocs in science communication

IAS faculty member Becca Price, along with Salwa Al-Noori and Eva Ma from the School of STEM and Kelly Snyder Assistant Vice Chancellor for Government & Community, hosted an event at which postdoctoral scholars shared interactive exhibits about cutting-edge science with business leaders and local legislators. Through a partnership with Pacific Science Center, the postdoctoral scholars have been participating in a program that moves evidence-based teaching practices from the classroom into ...

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IAS faculty host Chilean scholars as part of Arts + Science Knowledge Building and Sharing in the XXI Century

IAS faculty member Becca Price, along with Martha Groom, Jason Pace, Amy Lambert, Sarah Verlinde (Office of Research), Gabe Barnes (Wetlands) and Chris Mangialardi (Wetlands), hosted a team of Chilean scholars who are actively combining arts and science. These scholars are participating in Arts + Science Knowledge Building and Sharing in the XXI Century (ASKXXI), a US-Chile program fostering collaboration in arts, technology, and ecological sciences to ...

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Masahiro Sugano commissioned by Washington Filmworks and premieres at the 44th Seattle International Film Festival

Masahiro Sugano

IAS faculty member Masahiro Sugano has been commissioned by Washington Filmworks to create a short film for the 2018 Fly Filmmaking Challenge which will screen at the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival. This year’s Challenge will explore why creativity matters and how creativity changes the world we live in for the better. Sugano and his media lab Studio Revolt has been chosen to create a short documentary specifically on visual artists. Sugano has selected four Tacoma-based artists to ...

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