The Causes and Consequences of Income Inequality

University of Washington Bothell professor and economics expert, S. Charusheela was the featured guest at the annual Mirror Stage Activism Brunch in North Seattle this past weekend.

September 15, 2022

Marcus Johnson receives “Excellence in Teaching Award”

IAS alum Marcus Johnson received his bachelor's in Global Studies ('13), and a master's in Cultural Studies (’16). As a Cultural Studies student, he worked with IAS faculty member Ben Gardner on “The Multi Dimensions of Blackness: Cultural Hegemony in the United States and Abroad.” Johnson’s research stems from a “disquieting” encounter ..

May 6, 2022

Ching-In Chen has been commissioned as Writing the Land poet

IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen has been commissioned as a Writing the Land poet to write poems about Misery Point Preserve for the Great Peninsula Conservancy in Kitsap County. Writing the Land partners with various nonprofit and environmental organizations to ...

April 25, 2022

Amoshaun Toft: Telling the same old story at Third and Pine

IAS faculty member Amoshaun Toft is interviewed in "Telling the same old story at Third and Pine," a current analysis of homelessness discourse published by Real Change News. The article argues that that Toft’s previous research on homelessness discourse from 2008, along with a subsequent journal article from 2014, provides a useful framework for understanding the current framing of homeless sweeps in Seattle.

April 18, 2022

Naomi Macalalad Bragin brings Waacking/Punking dance research to Paris

April 9 and 11, IAS faculty member Naomi Macalalad Bragin moderated a roundtable and gave a research talk on Waacking/Punking, a dance that derives from the first gay clubs of Los Angeles, California, during the Disco and Funk music era of the early 1970s. Her groundbreaking work highlights ...

April 12, 2022

Lauren Berliner: “Whatever Happened to Home Movies?”

IAS faculty member Lauren Berliner published the article, "Whatever Happened to Home Movies? Self-representation from Family Archives to Online Algorithms," in a special issue of Frames Cinema Journal titled "Sensing the Archive: Exploring The Digital (Im)materiality of the Moving Image Archive." In the article ...

March 15, 2022