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micha cárdenas gives keynote talk at UC Berkeley's Digital Humanities Berkeley

maeve from westworld

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas gave a keynote talk at UC Berkeley's Digital Humanities Berkeley Summer Institute on Wednesday. Her talk, titled "The Android Goddess Declaration: After Man(ifestos)", proposed that androids in popular science fiction films and television shows can serve as an important model for trans of color feminist thinking today. Using examples from the television shows Westworld, and Humans and the music videos of pop artist Janelle Monáe, cárdenas proposed that androids offer a model of ethics that extends beyond humans ...

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Alice Pedersen at the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education Summer Institute

Alice Pedersen

IAS faculty member Alice Pedersen participated in the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education's Summer Session on Contemplative Learning, a one-week institute at Smith College in Northampton, MA. This year's theme focused on how to integrate contemplative pedagogy with social justice pedagogy. In particular, Pedersen focused on developing her course for the FYPP Discovery Core, The Politics and Practices of Yoga, which ...

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Dan Berger publishes op-ed about Charlottesville tragedy

Dan Berger

IAS faculty member Dan Berger published an op-ed in the Washington Post about the Charlottesville tragedy. The op-ed, “When white supremacists strike, police don’t always strike back,” connects the killing of an antiracist protestor in Charlottesville to the 1979 Ku Klux Klan murders of five antifascist demonstrators in Greensboro, North Carolina. One of those killed was Cesar Cauce, brother of UW President Ana Mari Cauce. In his op-ed, Berger notes ...

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Kristin Gustafson selected as one of the 2017 Kopenhaver Center Fellows

Kristin Gustafson with Tracy Everbach and Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver

IAS faculty member Kristin Gustafson was selected as one of the 2017 Kopenhaver Center Fellows and then participated in the fifth annual Women Faculty Moving Forward Workshop, Surviving and Thriving in the Academy. The workshop was held at the AEJMC Convention in Chicago. Cosponsored by the Center and the AEJMC Commission on the Status of Women ...

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Barbara Noah leads study abroad in Rome and is selected for an upcoming exhibit at the BAM

Barbara Noah

IAS faculty member Barbara Noah was selected for Making Our Mark, Bellevue Arts Museum, Washington, curated by Michael W. Monroe, Director Emeritus of BAM, Curator-in-Charge of the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum. The exhibition will run from November 10, 2017 to April 2018.  She also co-directed her 4th successful summer A term teaching a program she created, Interdisciplinary Studio Art & Italian Culture ...

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