News from the School of IAS

Category: Research and Creative Practice

Amaranth Borsuk publishes collaborative poems and interview

The latest issue of Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review includes a series of poems from IAS faculty member Amaranth Borsuk's collaboration with Terri Witek, W/\SH, a book of speculative ecopoetics that grapples with climate catastrophe. Comprising a series of myths and visual transmissions, the poems connect women on ...

April 11, 2022

Ching-In Chen’s works selected for Re-Examining Conservation exhibit book

IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen’s “Lantern Letter: a Zuihitsu,” “Original,” “Predator,” and “Guest/Stalker” were selected to be included in an artist book to accompany the Re-Examining Conservation: Questions at the Intersection of the Arts & Sciences exhibit, on view April 4-June 10 in the ...

April 7, 2022

Julie Shayne presents paper at the Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) annual Winter Conference

IAS faculty member Julie Shayne (she/her/hers) was invited by SWS president Dr. Roberta Villal√≥n to be a featured guest on the panel “Celebrating Interdisciplinary Perspectives as Integral to Feminisms.” Her paper was called “Reflections from a Feminist Editor: Blending Sociological Analysis and Feminist Theory to Create Interdisciplinary Texts and Pedagogy.” In it, she argued ...

April 4, 2022

Ching-In Chen: Poetry of Activism

IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen attended the annual Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference in Philadelphia last week. Chen presented work on the intersection of community organizing and poetry as part of the “Whenever the Wounds of Injustice are Salted We Will Gather: Poetry of Activism” ...

April 1, 2022

Rebecca Brown interviewed in BOMB Magazine

IAS faculty member Rebecca Brown is interviewed in a piece entitiled "Working Beyond the End," published by BOMB Magazine. The interview cover's Brown's new book, You Tell the Stories You Need to Believe; themes that run through Brown's works, such as youth and innocence; Brown's treatment of characters; Brown's religious faith; and the need to have stories we can believe in. ...

March 28, 2022

Jennifer Atkinson featured in “Down with Doomscrolling”

IAS faculty member Jennifer Atkinson's teaching and research on mental health and climate change was featured in The Planet Magazine. The piece, titled Down with Doomscrolling, profiled young people and students in environmental fields who are struggling with emotional distress from engaging with difficult topics around ...

March 28, 2022

Jennifer Atkinson and Pulitzer-Prize winner Elizabeth Kolbert speak about climate impacts

IAS faculty member Jennifer Atkinson teamed up with Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction and Under a White Sky, to discuss solutions to our climate crisis, as well as reasons for hope as we face the challenges ahead. Their joint talk at the 2022 Environmental Summit was sponsored by The Delta College President’s Speaker Series, which invited Atkinson and Kolbert as keynote speakers. ...

March 23, 2022

Becca Price: “Reframing Educational Outcomes”

In collaboration with Sarita Shukla (School of Educational Studies), Elli Theobald (Department of Biology, UW Seattle), and Joel Abraham (CSU Fullerton), IAS faculty member Becca Price has published an essay about how to honor and build from the strengths that students bring into the classroom. “So much of traditional teaching,” Price says ...

March 16, 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