November 2020

Hip hop artist and alum Essam Muhammad shares his story and creative practice

0

Essam Muhammad is a UW Bothell alum, South Seattle-based rapper/poet, and community organizer. On October 20, he connected with students over Zoom for the event "Coming Home: Songs, Stories, & Conversation with Essam Muhammad" organized by UW Bothell’s Campus Events Board (CEB) and IAS faculty member Georgia Roberts. Muhammad spoke on ...

Read more

Laura Harkewicz publishes "We Can’t Relocate the World"

0

IAS faculty member Laura Harkewicz published “’We Can’t Relocate the World’:  Activists, Doctors, and a Radiation-Exposed Identity” in the Washington State University Press book, Legacies of the Manhattan Project:  Reflections on 75 Years of a Nuclear World.   The chapter ruminates on the physical and psychic toll of post-war nuclear testing and the indeterminate correlation between radiation exposure and illness.  In this piece, Harkewicz narrates the relationships between U.S. government doctors, antinuclear activists, and the peoples of Rongelap and Utirik in the Marshall Islands who ...

Read more

Taking contamination out of community gardens

0

Melanie Malone, an IAS faculty member who researches contaminants in urban gardens, teamed up with community partners to test and remediate soil in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood, where residents could use some healthy produce. Malone and community partners received a Population Health Equity Research Grant to sample soil at gardens in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood. It’s close to the Duwamish River Superfund site, designated for a special federal cleanup program because of a century of industrial pollution.

Read more

Bruce Burgett publishes Keywords for American Cultural Studies, Third Edition

0

IAS dean and faculty member Bruce Burgett published Keywords for American Cultural Studies, Third Edition with New York University Press.  Co-edited with Glenn Hendler (Fordham University), the print-digital volume includes 114 essays, 64 in print and 48 online.  The Keywords website also includes pedagogical materials to support instructors who teach print or online essays in their courses. 

Read more

Ching-In Chen publishes “Improvising the World: a Breakout Session/Experiment in Pedagogy”

0

IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen’s “Improvising the World: a Breakout Session/Experiment in Pedagogy” was published in Urgent Possibilities: Writing on Feminist Poetics & Emergence Pedagogies, an anthology of 17 saddle stitched pamphlets as part of the eohippus labs Annex Series.

Read more
Displaying results 11-15 (of 24)
 |<  <  1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5  >  >| 

Post archive