Lauren Berliner publishes “When Contexts Collapse” which discusses collaborative, experimental models of media making that emerged during Covid 19 lockdowns and

Lauren Berliner recently published “When Contexts Collapse: How Ubiquitous Video Cameras in the Home During COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdowns Transformed Family Representation” in Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media. Utilizing interviews from a range of caregivers and teachers alongside textual analysis of circulating and non-circulating videos made by children during the COVID-19 quarantine, this article...

February 29, 2024

Rage and Feminist Resurgence

In a world marked by unprecedented mass mobilizations, what does feminist rage look like? This presentation explores how women in Argentina, Morocco, and South Korea are campaigning against the pandemic of femicide, sexual violence, moral policing, cyber exploitation, and extreme beauty standards. It looks at the ways in which, inspired by the belief in the...

February 29, 2024

Teaching for Equity in STEM

Professor Becca Price recently spoke at an event sponsored by the Graduate Society of Women Engineers at UW Seattle. The title of her talk was “Teaching equitably, fairly, and with justice.” During the presentation, she had a dynamic discussion with attendees about teaching by building from students’ strengths, using community cultural wealth and ethics of...

February 29, 2024

Jennifer Atkinson’s book featured in the Climate Psychology Alliance of North America

Excerpts from Jennifer Atkinson’s forthcoming book, An Existential Toolkit for Climate Justice Educators: How to Teach in a Burning World, were published in the Climate Psychology Alliance of North America (CPA-NA). Atkinson worked with Dr. Sarah Jaquette Ray to co-edit this new field guide for teaching on climate injustice and building resilience in an age...

February 29, 2024

Melanie Malone announced as Presidential Plenary Speaker for AAG 2024

IAS faculty member Melanie Malone will be one of the featured Presidential Plenary speakers at the Annual Association of American Geographers Conference 2024. She will be speaking about reciprocal community research and soil contamination. For more information, see the special events announcement and the session information.

February 1, 2024

Santiago Lopez’s research is cited in Grist

Santiago Lopez’s was interviewed by Grist Magazine and his work on tropical deforestation cited in the article entitled “In the Ecuadorian Amazon, oil threatens decades of Indigenous-led conservation“. The article was co-published by Grist and InfoAmazonia and is part of The Human Cost of Conservation, a Grist series on Indigenous rights and protected areas.

February 1, 2024

Santiago Lopez received a Global Innovation Fund Award

Santiago Lopez receives a Global Innovation Fund Award to support the implementation of a new program entitled ” Global Connections and Engagements Through Geotechnical Applications”. The program is a collaboration between IAS, the Department of Applied Math at UW Seattle, and the Polytechnic Salesian University in Quito, Ecuador. The funding will support a study abroad...

February 1, 2024

Julie Shayne presents at the annual winter Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) meeting

Dr. Julie Shayne, Teaching Professor in Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies and Global Studies attended this year’s winter SWS conference “Queering SWS: Seeking Radical Inclusion in a Complex World.” Shayne moderated a panel titled “Feminist Responses to Gender-Based Violence in Transnational Perspective,” organized by her longtime collaborator Dr. Barbara Sutton from the University at Albany,...

February 1, 2024

Melanie Malone featured in “Advancements with Ted Danson”

IAS faculty member Melanie Malone was featured in a segment on Agroecology in the educational series “Advancements with Ted Danson”. In the segment, Melanie speaks about sustainable agriculture, contamination, and environmental justice concerns surrounding agriculture. Select the Agroecology segment to see the interview.

January 25, 2024