News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
Category: Cultural Studies
University of Washington Bothell professor and economics expert, S. Charusheela was the featured guest at the annual Mirror Stage Activism Brunch in North Seattle this past weekend.
September 15, 2022
UWB MACS Alum, Amadanyo Oguara (2016), publishes their 5th book titled: "The Singing Forest".
September 7, 2022
IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen has been selected as an Intercultural Leadership Institute (ILI) Year 4 Fellow, a year-long intensive leadership experience for artists, culture bearers and other arts practitioners. ILI is a ...
June 3, 2022
Lauren S. Berliner publishes in special issue on “Speculative Approaches to Media Histories” in the journal Feminist Media Histories
IAS faculty member Lauren S. Berliner has published “Towards a Methodology of Unwatched Media" in a special issue on Speculative Approaches to Media Histories in the journal Feminist Media Histories. In the article ...
May 25, 2022
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
IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen has been commissioned as a Writing the Land poet to write poems about Misery Point Preserve for the Great Peninsula Conservancy in Kitsap County. Writing the Land partners with various nonprofit and environmental organizations to ...
April 25, 2022
IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen presented as part of the Association for Asian American Studies conference last week on the 2022 Lambda Literary Finalist Q & A: Voices from Queer Asian North America anthology. Chen discussed their sequence of poems in recombinant, which ...
April 21, 2022
IAS faculty member Amoshaun Toft is interviewed in "Telling the same old story at Third and Pine," a current analysis of homelessness discourse published by Real Change News. The article argues that that Toft’s previous research on homelessness discourse from 2008, along with a subsequent journal article from 2014, provides a useful framework for understanding the current framing of homeless sweeps in Seattle.
April 18, 2022
April 9 and 11, IAS faculty member Naomi Macalalad Bragin moderated a roundtable and gave a research talk on Waacking/Punking, a dance that derives from the first gay clubs of Los Angeles, California, during the Disco and Funk music era of the early 1970s. Her groundbreaking work highlights ...
April 12, 2022
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