December 2016

#ShoulderToShoulder an IAS class creates a #MannequinChallenge video denouncing hate and Islamophobia

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An IAS class of 43 students created a response to the #MannequinChallenge as their final project. On December 8, 2016 students from BISCLA 380 Arts in Context: Contemporary Muslim Artists stood shoulder-to-shoulder, alongside other classmates, deans, faculty, and staff of the University of Washington Bothell to denounce hate and Islamophobia. 

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Loren Redwood's Discovery Core class holds support of Dreamers event

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IAS faculty member Loren Redwood's Discovery Core class, BCORE 107G, held a support of Dreamers event on December 6th in the Activities and Recreation Center. The event provided information about the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. The event also was intended to support undocumented students at risk of possible deportation under a new federal administration.

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Alums produce video of anti-racist poetry performance

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Alums Quinn Russell Brown (’13, Society, Ethics & Human Behavior) and Aaron Middleton (‘13, Media & Communication Studies) produced a short video of local artist Troy Osaki’s poetry performance, “Year of the Dragon,” a homage to martial arts legend Bruce Lee and his struggle against racism.  When Brown first heard Osaki recite the poem at a fundraiser months earlier, he was deeply moved and approached Osaki about creating a video.  Brown then ...

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Peter Brooks presents approaches to teaching cultivated community spaces surrounding games

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IAS faculty member Peter Brooks, along with his collaborator Kris Purzycki (UW Milwaukee), presented work on game-based pedagogy at the Computers & Writing (C&W) conference in Rochester, New York.  They participated on a panel on "Approaches to Teaching Cultivated Community Spaces Surrounding Games."  Peter's work focused ...

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Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas publish new book and hold book launches

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INCA Press, directed by IAS faculty members Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas, published its third book, in collaboration with Temporary Art Review. The book is titled "To Make a Public: Temporary Art Review 2011-2016".

In December, INCA Press is holding book launches at these locations:

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