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IAS faculty members keynote and present at the UW Center for Teaching and Learning symposium

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Ben Gardner provided a keynote talk, “Global Studies Pedagogy: Relational teaching, relational thinking,” as part of this year’s emphasis on “Teaching in Global Classrooms.”  Alice Pedersen presented on  "The Politics & Practices of Yoga: Mindfulness in the First-Year Classroom," focusing on outcomes from her use of meditation and yoga in her UW Bothell Discovery Core1/BWRIT 134 linked course.  Min Tang presented her instructional practices in critical media literacy classes where she integrates global citizenship education in the curriculum and foregrounds an awareness for global communities as an essential aspect to media morality.  Becca Price ...

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Christian Anderson, Ben Gardner and Santiago Lopez present research at the 2017 meeting of the American Association of Geographers in Boston

Three IAS faculty members presented at the 2017 meeting of the American Association of Geographers in Boston, April 5-9. Christian Anderson was a panelist on two panels, “Gazing at Power in Alternative Economies Research” and “Keywords for Urban Geography” where he discussed how power is theorized in alternative economies research and what becomes of the city when certain key concepts are disrupted. Ben Gardner’s recent book, Selling the Serengeti ...

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Ben Gardner receives Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

IAS faculty member Ben Gardner has received a UW Undergraduate Research Mentor Award. Each year, students who are presenting their work at the Undergraduate Research Symposium are invited to nominate their mentor for special recognition. This year there were 159 nominations. Gardner was one of the five selected from this pool.

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IAS Faculty Members Win Simpson Center Funding Awards

Six IAS faculty members won Simpson Center for the Humanities awards in the fall 2016 funding round.  Shannon Cram received a research fellowship as a member of the Society of Scholars to complete her book manuscript, “Unmaking the Bomb: Nuclear Cleanup and the Politics of Impossibility.”  José FustéJade Power-Sotomayor, and Dan Berger were all awarded Digital Humanities Summer Fellowships.   Fusté and Jade Power-Sotomayor will work on “The Bomba Wiki Project: Oral, Aural, and Corporeal History and Community-Making through Bomba Music and Dance,” while Berger will ...

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Ben Gardner selected as a speaker in Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau

IAS faculty member Ben Gardner was selected as a speaker in Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, 2017-2018. Humanities Washington sparks conversation and critical thinking using story as a catalyst, nurturing thoughtful and engaged communities across Washington state. The roster of 31 Speakers Bureau presenters is made up of professors, artists, activists, historians, performers, journalists, and others—all chosen not only for their expertise, but also for their ability to inspire discussion with people of all ages and backgrounds. Gardner’s presentation ...

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