December 2018

IAS faculty organize Resilient Visions film and media festival

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IAS faculty members Minda Martin, Alka KurianSusan Harewood, and Masahiro Sugano are organizing the first annual UW Bothell film and media festival. The festival, entitled Resilient Visions, will take place on May 30th, 2019. Organized by internationally known filmmakers and IAS professors of film and media studies, this festival brings together films and media production from UW Bothell students and alumni. Members of the UW Bothell community (graduate and undergraduate students, and alumni) who have made media productions from 2017-2019 are invited to submit to the festival by April 15th, 2019.  

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Nicole Sanderson promoted to Director of Finance & Customer Care role at UW Bothell

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IAS alum Nicole Sanderson has accepted the newly created role of Director of Finance & Customer Care with UW Bothell Facilities Services and Campus Operations (FS&CO).  Sanderson is a Certified Educational Facilities Manager and has served the FS&CO unit for more than 12 years in various project, construction, and fiscal management capacities. She enjoys the opportunities her position provides to collaborate with and support the work of staff, faculty and students across campus.

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Frances Lee writes on the pitfalls of empathy and the commodification of suffering

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Frances Lee’s article, “Seeking change without the commodification of pain and suffering,” was published in The Seattle Globalist on Dec 10. The Cultural Studies alum discusses how social movements rely on emotion and the dead end this creates. “If you don’t care about someone or a group of people until the media has made it abundantly clear that they are suffering, then your concern and engagement is not laudable, but ordinary, expected, and unremarkable.”

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Jennifer Atkinson interviewed on "Constant Wonder"

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IAS faculty member Jennifer Atkinson was interviewed about her new book, Gardenland, on "Constant Wonder" (BYU Radio). Her talk highlights the historical development of garden writing in the United States and discusses the desires, anxieties, ideologies, and social movements that underlie this genre.

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Amaranth Borsuk exhibits collaborative work at Pierogi Gallery in New York

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Curated by Heather and Raphael Rubinstein, the show Under Erasure takes its title from Jacques Derrida's concept of sous rature, which posits that to put a word under erasure (sous rature) is "to signal the inadequacy of inherited language while also recognizing its inevitability." The exhibition includes work by artists and writers who draw upon and obscure sourced texts. According to the curators, "Many of the works included in the exhibition, by artists such as Jenny Holzer and Glenn Ligon, utilize erasure and redaction to emphasize the political ...

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