IAS faculty members and students participate in UW Ferguson and Beyond teach-in

Several IAS faculty and students participated in the UW-wide teach-in, “Ferguson and Beyond: Race, State Violence, and Activist Agendas for the 21st Century,” which was written up in the Seattle Times. IAS faculty members Dan Berger and Scott Kurashige presented on the panel "The Past is Always Present: Contextualizing US State Violence," and Wadiya Udell moderated the panel "#Blacklivesmatter: A Universal Call for Social Justice."

June 25, 2015

Kelle Grace Gaddis is on a publishing streak

Kelle Grace Gaddis, a 2014 graduate of our MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics program, has launched Brightly Press. This small press will debut at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference in April 2015, featuring some of the coutry's top poets. Gaddis' own work has recently been published in a number of venues.

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

IAS student Zoe Wong publishes in The International Examiner

IAS student Zoe Wong published an article, "Standardized tests: Asian parents need to be part of the solution," in The International Examiner. Wong reported and wrote the story as part of IAS faculty member Kristin Gustafson's Introduction to Journalism course. ...

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