News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
Maryam Griffin’s book, Vehicles of Decolonization: Public Transit in the Palestinian West Bank (Temple University Press, 2021) has been reviewed by Dr. Eman Ghanayem for Public Books. Dr. Ghanayem wrote about the book alongside three other recent monographs that approach Palestine through the lens of indigeneity, movement/crossing, and land. About Griffin’s book, Ghanayem writes, “...
December 5, 2023
IAS faculty members Jin-Kyu Jung and Ted Hiebert published the article Mapping Haunted Data: Creative Geographic Visualization in Livingmaps Review. The article emphasizes forms of visualization and mapping that preserve, represent, and generate more authentic, contextual, and nuanced meanings of space and the people that inhabit space—using specifically artistic and humanistic perspectives and approaches. This...
November 28, 2023
Joe Ferrare, associate professor in IAS, was recently interviewed in a podcast by Julia Freeland Fisher about the importance of social capital in higher education. During the interview, Ferrare discusses his research that has shown the ways in which universities serve as brokers of crucial relationships that can have a lasting impact on students’ social...
October 12, 2023
IAS faculty member Yolanda Padilla has edited with Montse Feu of Sam Houston State University Latina Histories and Cultures: Feminist Readings and Recoveries of Archival Knowledge. This collection of scholarly essays introduces new research on Latina histories and cultures from the mid-nineteenth century to 1980. Examining a wide range of source materials, including personal and...
October 10, 2023
Joe Ferrare, associate professor in IAS, was invited by the National Education Policy Center to publish a review of a major new charter school study conducted by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University. The latter study made national headlines over the summer for its findings that students in charter schools across...
September 12, 2023
MFA alumni Emily Mundy (MFA '22) and Amy Hirayama (MFA '22) brought together attendees of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) conference in Seattle to explore writing as an embodied process.
June 29, 2023
Joe Ferrare, associate professor in IAS, recently published an article that examines variation in charter school outcomes across different types of authorizers.
June 26, 2023
The Imagining Trans Futures crossdisciplinary research cluster, organized by UW Bothell faculty members Ching-In Chen and Neil Simpkins, celebrated and closed out three years of programming with a showcase featuring seven members of the cluster.
June 22, 2023
Troy Landrum Jr. (MFA ‘21) joins the 2023 cohort of The Seattle Black Spatial Histories Institute, a community story training program that brings together community-based projects with Black oral historians from around the country “to learn and explore the ethics, techniques, best practices, tensions, and dilemmas of community-based oral history and Black memory work.”
June 22, 2023
Friday June 2 was UWB’s inaugural Student Academic Showcase, led in part by Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) faculty co-coordinator Dr. Alka Kurian.
June 8, 2023