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Deborah Caplow teaches and organizes exhibit in Oaxaca, Mexico

Deborah Caplow

IAS faculty member Deborah Caplow spent July in Oaxaca, Mexico where she organized an exhibition of graphic art that will take place there in November 2018.  She also taught a week-long course on the Mexican printmaker Leopoldo Méndez, his group the Taller de Gráfica Popular, and contemporary printmaking in Oaxaca, at the Instituto de Artes Gráficas in Oaxaca. The course ...

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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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Karam Dana featured in Columns Magazine

Karam Dana

Columns Magazine has published an article that imagines what it would be like to take a course with each of the winners of the 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award. The article, What if your class schedule put you in a room with all of this year’s best teachers?, is written by IAS alum Quinn Russell Brown, and features IAS faculty member Karam Dana, one of this year’s winners ...

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Students in “Mapping Communities” course present work at Redmond City Hall

Mapping Communities class at Redmond City Hall

Students in IAS faculty member Jin-Kyu Jung’s “Mapping Communities” course conducted various community mapping projects and presented their works in the Council Chambers room at the Redmond City Hall on June 1.  “Mapping Communities” is a community-based learning and research (CBLR) course that explores new possibilities of dramatic advancement of popularized digital data and mapping technologies, such as Google My Maps, Geographic Webs, StoryMaps, and Collector App. It provides ...

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Media & Communication Studies launches MCS International Student Mentor Program

faculty and students at first meeting

Ten Media & Communication Studies (MCS) international students met on May 31 for the launch of a student mentor program that connects students with faculty members.  IAS faculty member Min Tang, who spearheaded the program, and Kristin Gustafson, faculty coordinator for the MCS Curriculum Area Working Group, held a roundtable discussion where students shared their experiences, questions, challenges, and support they would like to have from MCS and IAS.  The conversation ranged from ...

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