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Jed Murr receives grant for Black Arts Northwest project

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IAS faculty member Jed Murr has received a UW Bothell Scholarship, Research and Creative Practice Seed Grant for his project, Black Arts Northwest, Phase One. The grant will enable the creation of a publicly accessible, interactive online digital history platform dedicated to preserving and sharing the story of a Black Power mural created in Seattle in the early 1970s in relation to the rich history, culture, and politics of Black Seattle. The digital platform constitutes ...

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Jed Murr receives Fulbright US Scholar award to Slovenia

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IAS faculty member Jed Murr has received a Fulbright US Scholar award to Slovenia, where he will work with students, educators, and cultural workers in two major institutions to explore the possibilities and problems that emerge when performing the transnational work of American Studies, Black Studies, and Ethnic Studies in classrooms and arts spaces outside of the US university.  ...

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IAS faculty promotions

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IAS faculty members Anida Yoeu Ali, Lauren Berliner, Carrie Bodle, Raissa DeSmet, Ron Krabill, Jed Murr, Julie Shayne, and Wadiya Udell have been promoted in rank. 

Ron Krabill and Wadiya Udell are promoted to ...

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

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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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Jed Murr publishes exhibition essay for "Collapse: Recent Works by Dewey Crumpler"

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IAS faculty member Jed Murr published an exhibition essay for Collapse: Recent Works by Dewey Crumpler at the Hedreen Gallery (Seattle University). The publication, released as a pocket-sized book in conjunction with a public event featuring Crumpler and guest curator Sampada Aranke (Chicago Art Institute) on April 12, explores the ways in which Crumpler's work engages contemporary ecological catastrophe and ...

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