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Amaranth Borsuk and Shannon Cram speak at "Earthly Impressions" symposium

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IAS faculty members Amaranth Borsuk and Shannon Cram spoke last week at a symposium organized by faculty in UW's Textual Studies Program and co-sponsored by the Simpson Center for the Humanities. Earthly Impressions considered points of contact between the history of the book and the environmental humanities. Borsuk spoke about "Destruction and Durability in Artists' Books," with particular attention to the holdings of the University of Washington's Special Collections. Cram discussed ...

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Amaranth Borsuk interviewed on The Hedgehog & the Fox podcast

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IAS faculty member Amaranth Borsuk is interviewed this month on George Miller's book podcast The Hedgehog & the Fox. The two sat down to discuss Borsuk's MIT Press volume The Book, which explores the ever-changing object we know as "the book" from its position as "object, content, idea, and interface." Miller himself has ...

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IAS faculty promotions

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IAS faculty members Christian Anderson, Amaranth Borsuk, and Lauren Lichty were official notified by the UW Provost’s Office of their promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor (with tenure).

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Amaranth Borsuk reviews Diana Khoi Nguyen's Ghost Of

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IAS faculty member Amaranth Borsuk reviews Nguyen's first book of poems, Ghost Of, in Lana Turner 11. Combining lyric reflections and visual poetry in invented forms, Nguyen's book explores the after-effects of her brother's suicide, which was preceded by his careful excision of himself from family photos in her parents' home. The gaps left behind become frames or nets in which Nguyen's language is caught as she tries to reconstruct her missing sibling. Borsuk writes:

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Amaranth Borsuk exhibits collaborative work at Pierogi Gallery in New York

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Curated by Heather and Raphael Rubinstein, the show Under Erasure takes its title from Jacques Derrida's concept of sous rature, which posits that to put a word under erasure (sous rature) is "to signal the inadequacy of inherited language while also recognizing its inevitability." The exhibition includes work by artists and writers who draw upon and obscure sourced texts. According to the curators, "Many of the works included in the exhibition, by artists such as Jenny Holzer and Glenn Ligon, utilize erasure and redaction to emphasize the political ...

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