News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Category: Teaching

Jin-Kyu Jung leads qualitative GIS workshop in Copenhagen

IAS faculty member Jin-Kyu Jung led an one-day workshop on “Qualitative GIS and geo-visualization” for the Ph.D. course, “Developing Your Methodological Toolbox—Qualitative Research Methods across Design, Social Sciences, and the Humanities” at Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management at University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. ...

May 6, 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

From Zine to Online Gallery: Growing and Reflecting in the Open

May 19, 2022, IAS faculty member Deborah Hathaway, along with UW Bothell librarians Denise Hattwig and Chelsea Nesvig, presented “From Zine to Online Gallery: Growing and Reflecting in the Open” at the University of Washington Teaching & Learning Symposium. Their presentation focused on...

April 21, 2022

Ted Hiebert: The camera is a raft

The coronavirus pandemic may have closed theaters and art galleries, but it didn’t quell the desire to create works of art that would eventually fill those spaces or provide comfort to others. As the great painter Dorothea Tanning once said, “Art has always been the raft onto which we climb to save our sanity.” ...

April 12, 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

Julie Shayne: A literary lens on gender, race and power

The spirit of IAS faculty member Julie Shayne’s new class, The Power of Feminist Writing, is perhaps best captured in the words of Malala Yousufzai, a Pakistani activist for female education, who said, “One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.” ...

March 28, 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

Jennifer Atkinson and Bee Elliot featured in Taking the Heat

IAS faculty member Jennifer Atkinson and alum Bee Elliot are featured in a new book called Taking the Heat: How Climate Change Is Affecting Your Mind, Body, and Spirit. In the book’s opening chapter, author Bonnie Schneider profiles Atkinson’s class on Climate Anxiety and Hope ...

February 15, 2022