News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Category: Diversity

Alka Kurian researches in Morocco on a Fulbright US Scholar award

IAS faculty member Alka Kurian spent five months (July – November 2021) as a Fulbright US Scholar in Morocco to conduct research on digital feminism in the country. She was associated with the University of Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah in Fes and carried out several activities that included ...

December 27, 2021

Maryam Griffin publishes Vehicles of Decolonization

IAS faculty member Maryam Griffin has published a new book, Vehicles of Decolonization: Public Transit in the Palestinian West Bank, as part of Temple University Press's Critical Race, Indigeneity, and Relationality series.

December 15, 2021

Becca Price: Chronicling SABER’s efforts to become antiracist

A new publication by a team of people led by Miriam Segura-Totten (University of North Georgia) and Samiksha Raut (The University of Alabama at Birmingham) and including IAS faculty member Becca Price, describes how the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER) has challenged itself to become antiracist. ...

December 7, 2021

Maisha Manson is the new program manager for UW Bothell Diversity Center!

M.A. in Cultural Studies alum Maisha Manson (they, them, theirs) was recently hired as program manager at UW Bothell’s Student Diversity Center and Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through a national search. Maisha will support the Diversity Center and UW Bothell student community through advocacy, care, and ...

December 2, 2021

Two of Ching-In Chen’s poems are published in Kweli

IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen’s poems “Inside me, another family” and “Inside me, I write/ a swarm of wants” was published in Kweli. Kweli’s mission is to create a community of Black, Indigenous and POC artists and ...

December 1, 2021

Kari Lerum analyzes “The White Lotus” for Ms. Magazine

IAS faculty member Kari Lerum’s essay, “The White Lotus: Lessons on Black Lives Matter, Reparations, and Queer Liberation” was recently published on the digital site for Ms. Magazine. In contrast to previous reviews which cast the popular TV mini-series, “The White Lotus,” as simply

December 1, 2021

Karam Dana on “Palestine: Resurgent and Emergent Solidarities”

IAS faculty member Karam Dana participated in the American Anthropological Association’s (AAA) annual meeting as a panelist on a virtual roundtable titled “Palestine: Resurgent and Emergent Solidarities.” Dana discussed how Palestinians have long sympathized with other colonized ...

November 23, 2021

Ching-In Chen joins editorial board of Hyphen Magazine

IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen has joined the editorial board of Hyphen Magazine as a Visual Arts editor on the Arts and Culture team. Hyphen is a news and culture magazine, media outlet, and community partner that illuminates Asian America through ...

November 23, 2021