News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
This spring 2022 Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies professor Dr. Julie Shayne launched a new course called The Power of Feminist Writing.
August 16, 2022
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
IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen has won a 2022 Markowitz Award for Exceptional New LGBTQ Writers from the Lambda Literary Foundation. The Judith A. Markowitz Award for Exceptional New LGBTQ Writers recognizes LGBTQ-identified writers whose work demonstrates ...
June 7, 2022
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
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
Melissa Watkinson-Schutten publishes “Decolonizing Climate Adaptation by Reacquiring Fractionated Tribal Lands”
IAS alum Melissa Watkinson-Schutten (B.A. in Global Studies and Society, Ethics & Human Behavior; minor in Human Rights; M.A in Policy Studies) has published the article article, “Decolonizing Climate Adaptation by Reacquiring Fractionated Tribal Lands,” in the prestigious Oxford Handbook of Indigenous Sociology, based on research she began while in IAS. ...
May 26, 2022
IAS faculty member Margaret Redsteer is a coauthor of "Native American Communities and Climate Change," a chapter in the new (2022) introductory volume of the Handbook of North American Indians published by the Smithsonian Institution.
May 26, 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