January 2015

Robin Oppenheimer and Jason Pace speak on art and technology at Cornish Playhouse

IAS faculty members Robin Oppenheimer and Jason Pace presented at the Seattle Pecha Kucha event on Art & Technology: Bridges and Thruways held at Cornish Playhouse.  Oppenheimer spoke about her research on the 1966 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering event, which focused on...

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Deborah Oaks shares her career in restoration ecology

Deborah Oaks ('08, Science, Technology & the Environment) met with students to share her experiences.

Deborah has been playing on rivers her whole life and working to restore them for nearly a decade. In her earlier days, she studied on the Quileute River studying Japanese Knotweed. Finding the work rather buggy, she moved inland to the Snoqualmie River and worked for five years with Stewardship Partners to reconcile farms and fish. In her time along the Snoqualmie she oversaw over four miles of riverbank restoration...


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Nine IAS faculty members named eLearning Fellows

Nine of the fifteen members of the inaugural cohort of the eLearning Fellows program are IAS faculty. Lauren BerlinerGary CarpenterKaram DanaJames GrayKari LerumLauren LichtyCamille WalshLinda Watts and Becca Price/Susan Waters (team proposal) have been selected to work together along with the UW Bothell Learning Technologies team on course development and design. 

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Gregory Laynor hosts Judith Rodenbeck

IAS PIP fellow Gregory Laynor will be hosting the visit of Media and Cultural Studies scholar Judith Rodenbeck.  During her visit, Rodenbeck will give two talks, both on Friday, February 20.  The first,  "Bipedal Modernity," will take place at the Simpson Center for the Humanities...

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IAS faculty members and students participate in UW Ferguson and Beyond teach-in

Several IAS faculty and students participated in the UW-wide teach-in, “Ferguson and Beyond: Race, State Violence, and Activist Agendas for the 21st Century,” which was written up in the Seattle Times.  IAS faculty members Dan Berger and Scott Kurashige presented on the panel "The Past is Always Present: Contextualizing US State Violence," and Wadiya Udell moderated the panel "#Blacklivesmatter: A Universal Call for Social Justice." 

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