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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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Margaret H. Redsteer selected as one of the 125 Extraordinary Ordinary Women of Montana State University

Margaret Redsteer

IAS faculty member Margaret H. Redsteer has been selected as one of the 125 Extraordinary Ordinary Women of Montana State University. In celebrating Montana State University’s 125th anniversary, the President’s Commission on the Status of University is honoring women leaders, problem solvers and innovators from today and throughout MSU’s history. The 125 honorees were ...

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Anida Yoeu Ali exhibits and performs an international year of loss with “In Memoriam: The Red Chador” in the US, Cambodia and Australia

Anida Yoeu Ali

Performance artist and IAS faculty member Anida Yoeu Ali began 2018 without her trademark sequined “red chador” one-of-kind costume. In her latest interview with Crosscut, Ali discussed the disappearance of her garment and her desire to memorialize the work and create anew despite the loss. Ali’s costume was last seen in Tel Aviv, Israel as checked in luggage in December 2017. Months later, the luggage containing the original costume was never found nor returned. Slated for an exhibition titled “Then and Now” in May 2018 at the Asian Arts Initiative in Philadelphia, Ali decided ...

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