News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Category: Diversity

Ching-In Chen selected for Analog Bodies and Virtual Activation

IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen has been selected for Analog Bodies and Virtual Activation, the EMERGENYC virtual incubator for artist-activists, housed at BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange in collaboration with Abron Arts Center and facilitated by ...

June 10, 2022

GWSS student Leah Curtis publishes Story of Pride with The Trevor Project

Leah Curtis (she/they) transferred to UW Bothell as a Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) major this academic year and she is already a published author! Curtis, a volunteer for the national organization The Trevor Project wrote a piece for their blog series Stories of Pride. In it ..

June 6, 2022

Charlie Collins publishes “Disrupting White racial dominance”

IAS faculty member Charlie Collins, along with IAS alumni Jeanne Macbeth, Allison R. Morgan, andTaylor M. Kenney, is co-author of a new article in the Journal of Community Psychology titled: "Disrupting White racial dominance: How White antiracists challenge the racial status quo in interpersonal relationships." ...

May 31, 2022

Amoshaun Toft: Telling the same old story at Third and Pine

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

Naomi Macalalad Bragin brings Waacking/Punking dance research to Paris

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