News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Category: Diversity

Kari Lerum Publishes in The Feminist Wire and Moderates Panel at Sextravaganza

IAS faculty member Kari Lerum published an essay in The Feminist Wire entitled “Cisgender FemmeNist reflections on Trans* Justice.” Drawing from personal, cultural, and political reflections the article calls for fans of trans* celebrities to move from adoration to action for trans* justice. Lerum also

July 9, 2015

Alka Kurian Talks with Dr. Nitasha Kaul on U-Wave Radio Station

IAS faculty member Alka Kurian hosted writer, scholar, and human rights activist Dr. Nitasha Kaul on the February 24, 2015 edition of her "Voices from the Margins: Conversations with non-mainstream writers and filmmakers" program at the U-Wave radio station.

June 26, 2015

IAS faculty members and students participate in UW Ferguson and Beyond teach-in

Several IAS faculty and students participated in the UW-wide teach-in, “Ferguson and Beyond: Race, State Violence, and Activist Agendas for the 21st Century,” which was written up in the Seattle Times. IAS faculty members Dan Berger and Scott Kurashige presented on the panel "The Past is Always Present: Contextualizing US State Violence," and Wadiya Udell moderated the panel "#Blacklivesmatter: A Universal Call for Social Justice."

June 25, 2015