News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Category: Research and Creative Practice

Dan Berger speaks on radio about Captive Nation

IAS faculty member Dan Berger discussed his book Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era on the Morning Blend, a program of KBCS radio in Bellevue. KBCS played excerpts of the interview with Berger throughout the week of Feb 2.

June 25, 2015

Kristy Leissle appears in film about Antarctica, Penguin Post Office

IAS faculty member Kristy Leissle appears in a new film, Penguin Post Office, about humans living among wild animals. While doing research in Antarctica in winter 2014, Leissle worked with the BBC film crew, focusing on her team's interactions with a colony of Gentoo penguins.

June 24, 2015

Amaranth Borsuk’s video work featured in the Huffington Post

IAS faculty member Amaranth Borsuk's video project from her new book As We Know was featured this week in the Huffington Post. The book and videos are a collaboration with writer Andy Fitch, who visited Bothell on January 20 as part of the From the Convergence Zone reading series.

June 24, 2015

Julie Shayne’s Taking Risks receives positive reviews

Julie Shayne’s new book Taking Risks: Feminist Activism and Research in the Americas is out in paperback and receiving positive reviews. Taking Risks was reviewed by the journal Gender & Society. Reviewer Elizabeth Borland writes: “Editor Julie Shayne makes a strong case that reflections of feminist risk-taking of varying kinds and degrees help us recognize both the challenges and benefits that can result. For this reason...

June 24, 2015

Joe Milutis publishes “Marcel Duchamp’s The [Creative] Act”

IAS faculty member Joe Milutis published "Marcel Duchamp's The [Creative] Act" with Gauss PDF. The 14-page book transforms Duchamp's 1957 lecture "The Creative Act" into a playful commentary on interactivity in the digital age, complete with broken links and mad libs. ...

June 24, 2015

Dan Berger joins advisory board of Global Dialogues on Incarceration

IAS faculty member Dan Berger joined the advisory board for a national project on mass incarceration coordinated by the Global Dialogues program of the Humanities Action Lab at The New School. Global Dialogues on Incarceration will coordinate over 300 students from a dozen partner universities around the country...

June 24, 2015