IAS News

Dan Berger on What the Latest Bipartisan Prison Reform Gets Wrong and Why It Matters

Dan Berger

IAS faculty member Dan Berger published an op-ed in Truthout on the First Step Act, a bipartisan reform measure now supported by the Trump administration. In reviewing the proposed law, Berger highlights the bipartisan failure to attend to the policies that would meaningfully reduce the number of people in prison. Berger also delivered two recent talks on similar topics ...

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Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) faculty present at the annual National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference

GWSS faculty organized sessions, presented papers, and celebrated their new book at the annual NWSA conference in Atlanta, Georgia. GWSS faculty coordinator Julie Shayne organized a session called “The Permanence of the Feminist Classroom: Murals, Archives, and Films.” On this panel she presented a paper called “Feminist Pedagogy + Feminist Knowledge Production = Feminist Archives” about the Feminist Community Archive of WA (FCA-WA) project she co-created and grows through her class “Histories and Movements of Gender and Sexuality” (BISGWS 302), offered this winter. Alka Kurian was also ...

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Yolanda Padilla presents on "Latinx Modernist Field Imaginaries"

Yolanda Padilla

IAS faculty member Yolanda Padilla presented her work on a panel titled "Latinx Modernist Field Imaginaries" at the Modernist Studies Association conference in Columbus, Ohio. The panel explored Latinx modernisms as a set of challenges both to modernist studies broadly construed and to Latinx studies internally. Padilla argued for the importance of the Spanish-language press in ...

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Ali, Murr, and Goldstein present work at Race & Pedagogy Conference

Anida Yoeu Ali at the conference

IAS faculty members Anida Yoeu Ali, Jed Murr, and David Goldstein presented their work at the quadrennial Race & Pedagogy Conference at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma.  Ali and Murr shared their perspectives on the purpose, advantages, and limits of public art in “Public Art and Expression on Our Campuses: Context, Content, and Controversy.”  Goldstein presented on his use of ...

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Yolanda Padilla publishes "Borderland Letrados: La Crónica, the Mexican Revolution, and Transnational Critique on the U.S.-Mexico Border"

Yolanda Padilla

IAS faculty member Yolanda Padilla published an essay in a special issue of the journal English Language Notes on "Latinx Lives in Hemispheric Context." Titled "Borderland Letrados: La Crónica, the Mexican Revolution, and Transnational Critique on the U.S.-Mexico Border," the essay examines the contributions of border Mexicans to La Crónica, an influential Laredo, Texas newspaper. These writers engaged the Mexican nation from positions of opposition during the Mexican Revolution, while also contending with Anglo American nativist imperatives, which ...

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