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Rebecca Price is featured for her work directing the Science Teaching Experience for Postdocs (STEP) program

Rebecca Price

A recent article on the UW Bothell blog features IAS faculty member Rebecca Price.  In addition to teaching in IAS, Price directs the Science Teaching Experience for Postdocs (STEP) program. STEP gives biomedical postdocs the opportunity to design and deliver their own seminar courses under the guidance of faculty mentors. The postdocs work in teams of three, with each teaching three classes solo within a 10-week quarter. Price has ...

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

Amaranth Borsuk and Sarah Dowling

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 member Amaranth Borsuk performs and speaks in Los Angeles and Florida

Amaranth Borsuk

This January, IAS faculty member Amaranth Borsuk traveled to Los Angeles to perform at the Armand Hammer Museum in the Hammer Readings, a series that this spring will feature Evie Shockley and Robert Pinsky. The reading marked Borsuk's return to a series that was formative in her own development as a poet while an undergraduate at UCLA. While she was in town, she was interviewed by Naiomi Desai, an editor of Westwind, UCLA's undergraduate literary magazine. At her January 19 reading ...

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Santiago Lopez has three new publications on climate and land use

Santiago Lopez

IAS faculty members Santiago Lopez and Jin-Kyu Jung published “A hybrid-epistemological approach to climate change research: Linking scientific and smallholder knowledge systems in the Ecuadorian Andes” in the journal Anthropocene. Lopez also published “The socio-ecological systems of southeastern Ecuador: Processes and patterns of land use change,” in Nature and Society: Socio-Ecological perspectives on Global Changes in Latin America. Finally, Lopez and IAS alum, Christopher Wright and Paulette Costanza, published “Environmental change in the equatorial Andes: Linking climate, land use, and land cover transformations” in the journal Remote Sensing Applications: Environment and Society

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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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