IAS News

IAS faculty members receive support from the UW Simpson Center for the Humanities

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Seven IAS faculty members received support from the UW Simpson Center for the Humanities in its fall 2017 funding round.  Naomi Bragin will be a Society of Scholars fellow in 2018-19, enabling her to work on her book manuscript, “Black Power of Hip-Hop Dance: On Kinethic Politics.”  Ron Krabill and Ben Gardner are teaming up with Anu Taranath on a project focused on “Pedagogies of Reciprocity: The Politics of International Education.”  Two ...

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Naomi Bragin and Jade Power-Sotomayor to host “Improvisational Crossings: Social Dance as Interdisciplinary Intervention”

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IAS faculty members Naomi Bragin and Jade Power-Sotomayor, together with Juliet McMains (UW Seattle) have been awarded funding from the Simpson Center to host a public two-day colloquium, “Improvisational Crossings: Social Dance as Interdisciplinary Intervention.” This colloquium will bring together six dance scholar/practitioners from differing disciplinary backgrounds for two days of lectures, workshops, and dialogue that address border crossings through the lens of improvisational social dance. Collectively they will ask ...

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