IAS News

Karen Rosenberg and Julie Shayne speak on a panel in honor of Judy Howard

Karen Rosenberg, Judy Howard, and Julie Shayne

University of Washington Professor Judy Howard is retiring as Divisional Dean of Social Sciences. On Monday June 5, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies at the UW Seattle campus hosted a half day conference and reception to honor the career and mentoring of Judy. Included in the program was a panel titled “Feminist Scholarly Mentorship and Publishing,” on which both Karen Rosenberg and Julie Shayne were invited panelists. 

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Julie Shayne and IAS alums Teresa Polendo and Liam McGivern speak about supporting immigrants

Julie Shayne, Teresa Polendo, and Liam McGivern

On Sunday April 23, 2017, IAS faculty member Julie Shayne, and IAS alums Teresa Polendo and Liam McGivern spoke to a group of activists at the Indivisible Edmonds townhall meeting. Attendees came to learn more about the present realities for local immigrants. Shayne provided background to the situation, discussed and countered myths about immigrants, and shared additional educational resources. Liam McGivern ...

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Julie Shayne presents about her newest book project at the Pacific Sociological Association (PSA) conference

PSA 2017 program cover

IAS faculty member Julie Shayne attended the PSA April 6-8, 2017 where she presented a paper about her newest book project. Shayne is working on an edited collection tentatively titled Mobilizing the University: Curriculum, Space, and SolidarityMobilizing the University will be an interdisciplinary, edited collection which focuses on the relationship between social justice activism and the university in the Americas. Contributors will use an intersectional feminist framework to ...

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Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) faculty, staff, and students participate in the Womxn’s March on Seattle

Kari Lerum and Julie Shayne at the Space Needle

On Saturday January 21, 2017, Seattle was one of at least 670 cities around the world where folks turned out en masse to denounce the Trump administration’s misogyny, xenophobia, racism, queer phobia, ableism, and general disregard for marginalized communities. GWSS faculty and students marched with friends, family, and allies, declaring intersectional resistance to the Trump administration’s anti-women, anti-queer, anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim, and anti-people of color policies. Check out this ...

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GWSS professors Shayne, Rosenberg, and Kurian present papers at the National Women’s Studies Association conference

cover of NSWA conference program

IAS faculty members Julie ShayneKaren Rosenberg, and Alka Kurian attended the National Women's Studies Association conference in Montréal from November 10-13, 2016. Shayne organized a panel titled “Reimagining Settled Spaces: Creativity, Pedagogy, and Activism,” on which Rosenberg and she presented. Rosenberg’s paper was titled “Unsettling Literacy-Based Colonial Logics in the Writing Center,” and Shayne’s “Unsettling the Neutral Archive: Feminist Knowledge Production and University of Washington Bothell’s Social Justice and Diversity Archive (SJDA).” Shayne also ...

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