IAS News

Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies faculty have big presence at the National Women’s Studies Association (#NWSA2017) conference

Shayne, Kurian, Amy, Quiray Tagle, Rosenberg

The NWSA held its annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland this year. The conference’s theme was “Forty Years After Combahee: Feminist Scholars and Activists Engage the Movement for Black Lives” and was an inspiring weekend full of panels, round-table discussions, plenaries, meetings, receptions, networking, and socializing. Seven GWSS faculty presented and co-presented papers. GWSS faculty coordinator Julie Shayne organized a panel called ...

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Lauren Berliner and Nora Kenworthy awarded Royalty Research Fund grant

Lauren Berliner

IAS faculty member Lauren Berliner and Nora Kenworthy (NHS) have been awarded a 2017/2018 Royalty Research Fund grant for their study, Appealing to the Crowd: A Qualitative Study of Crowdfunding for Healthcare Costs. The research is the next phase of ...

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Lauren Berliner and Nora Kenworthy publish “Producing a Worthy Illness"

Lauren Berliner

IAS faculty member Lauren Berliner and co-author Nora Kenworthy (Nursing and Health Studies, UW Bothell) published “Producing a worthy illness: Personal crowdfunding amidst financial crisis" in Social Science and Medicine.  The article explores how websites such as GoFundMe evince the political, social, and health consequences of austerity--along with fallout from the 2008 financial collapse and the shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Using data collected from ...

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Lauren Berliner presents research on crowdfunding for health crisis

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IAS faculty member Lauren Berliner presented her collaborative research with Nursing and Health Studies faculty member Nora Kenworthy on crowdfunding for health crisis as part of a panel called “Exploring Concepts of Care and Vulnerability: Co-design of Community-based Narrative Intervention for Wellness“ at the CoLED Conference "Ethnography and Design: Mutual Provocations” in San Diego.  Her talk focused on ...

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Lauren Berliner Co-Curates 8th annual Festival of (In)Appropriation

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IAS faculty member Lauren Berliner co-curated, along with Jaimie Baron and Greg Cohen, the 8th annual The Festival of (In)AppropriationThe Festival premiered at The Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles and is now set to go on tour.

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