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IAS faculty members Amaranth Borsuk and Sarah Dowling publish chapbook documenting Translational Poetics

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Essay Press has just published Affect and Audience: Translational Poetics, a chapbook curated by Amaranth Borsuk, with an introduction by Sarah Dowling, and with contributions from micha cárdenas. The free digital publication documents a 2016 symposium at the Simpson Center for the Humanities, which Borsuk and Dowling hosted with Gregory Laynor (PIP) and Brian Reed (UW Seattle, English).

The symposium Affect and Audience: Translational Poetics investigated  ...

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IAS Faculty Present Work at Annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference

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IAS faculty members Amaranth BorsukSarah Dowling, and micha cárdenas attended the annual AWP conference in Los Angeles this April, where they presented work on panels and took part in off-site readings.

cárdenas presented on a panel "Necessary Hybridity: The Politics & Performance of Making Multigenre, Multimedia, Multiethnic Literature Visible." The panel addressed ...

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IAS faculty Members Win Awards from the Simpson Center for the Humanities

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Seven IAS faculty members received grants from the UW Simpson Center for the Humanities.  Sarah Dowling will join the Society of Scholars in 2016-17 to complete her current book project, "Remote Intimacies."  Ron Krabill will host visiting scholar Sara Ahmed as a Katz Distinguished Lecturer.  Minda Martin and Ben Gardner will ...

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Sarah Dowling, Gregory Laynor, and Alice Pedersen present at the American Comparative Literature Association

IAS faculty members Sarah DowlingGregory Laynor, and Alice Pedersen all presented at the annual conference of the American Comparative Literature Association.  

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IAS faculty members and students participate in UW Ferguson and Beyond teach-in

Several IAS faculty and students participated in the UW-wide teach-in, “Ferguson and Beyond: Race, State Violence, and Activist Agendas for the 21st Century,” which was written up in the Seattle Times.  IAS faculty members Dan Berger and Scott Kurashige presented on the panel "The Past is Always Present: Contextualizing US State Violence," and Wadiya Udell moderated the panel "#Blacklivesmatter: A Universal Call for Social Justice." 

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