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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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Alka Kurian publishes "#StopThisShame, #GirlsAtDhaba, #WhyLoiter and more: women's fight against sexual harassment didn't start with #MeToo"

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IAS faculty member Alka Kurian published an article "#StopThisShame, #GirlsAtDhaba, #WhyLoiter and more: women's fight against sexual harassment didn't start with #MeToo." This article claims that "while the success of #MeToo testifies to the power of social media in putting the spotlight on the culture of misogyny across the world ... 

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Comics aficionado T. Andrew Wahl curates exhibit and launches speaking tour

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In February, IAS alum T. Andrew Wahl began traversing the state with his presentation, Four-Color Reality: How Comic Books and the Real World Shape Each Other, as part of Humanities Washington’s Speakers Bureau.  In this interactive presentation, he explores how everything from social movements to business concerns to changing demographics have shaped the reality seen in the pages of comics. Wahl’s talk will bring him to dozens of communities on both sides of the Cascades throughout 2019 and 2020. Wahl has also ...

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Ted Hiebert and Jin-Kyu Jung: At the intersection of art and geography

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As IAS faculty members, Ted Hiebert and Jin-Kyu Jung have been colleagues for a long time. But they seldom had occasion to talk until they found themselves commuting on the same bus. Those commuter conversations a few years ago led to a creative collaboration of researchers from two different fields. Recently, Jung and Hiebert received a UW Royalty Research Fund (RRF) Scholar award for nearly $39,000 for a research project called “Imagining the Details: Creative-Critical Engagement of Mapping and Imagining.”

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Alex Rubens publishes 8-Bit Apocalypse: The Untold Story of Atari's Missile Command

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IAS alum Alex Rubens is enjoying success as a business strategist and writer in the gaming industry. A gamer since childhood, Rubens began his career as a journalist writing for major gaming outlets. He then moved onto content management and strategy and currently lives in L.A. where he works at Google helping gaming creators thrive on YouTube. Rubens is also ...

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