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Slavic Linguistics Society Conference

The Slavic Linguistics Society (SLS) 2014 conference is the ninth annual meeting of the society. SLS is a professional organization devoted to the systematic scholarly study of the Slavic languages. It brings together academics from several continents through an annual conference that alternates between North American and European institutions.

African American Political Thought: Past and Present

This conference brings together nationally recognized scholars from political science, philosophy, English, history, and black studies to reflect on historical meaning and contemporary significance of African American political thought. 

Women Who Rock

Since 2011, Women Who Rock (WWR) has brought together scholars/archivists, musicians, media-makers, performers, artists, and activists to explore the role of women and popular music in the creation of cultural scenes and social justice movements in the Americas and beyond. The project encompasses several interwoven components: project-based coursework at the graduate and undergraduate levels; an annual participant-driven conference and film festival; and an oral history archive hosted by the University of Washington Libraries Digital Initiatives Program that ties the various components together. The archive features oral histories with Medusa, Alice Bag, Nobuko Miyamoto, and many others.

Histories and Futures of the Book

Histories and Futures of the Book is an interdisciplinary lecture series in manuscript, print, and digital culture organized by the Textual Studies Program in conjunction with the annual meeting of the

Human Interactions and Normative Innovation

The Tri-Campus UW Research Cluster on Human Interactions and Normative Innovation (HI-NORM) is an ongoing program that includes faculty and graduate students from all three campuses of the University of Washington.

The Future of the Environmental Humanities: Research, Pedagogies, Institutions, and Publics

Shaun Roberts, Junkyard, 2013

This conference seeks to spark the emergence of a network of regional environmental humanities scholars, who will be in a better position as a group to understand how the humanities might productively contribute to serious, ongoing, widespread civic conversations about environmental change, and to better perceive the place that the academic humanities have in this process. 

Islam and Forgiveness: Reflections on Justice and Conflict Resolution in Muslim Contexts

Supported by the Fetzer Institute and the Simpson Center for the Humanities, this symposium seeks to engage participants in examining the Islamic mandate of forgiveness in its everyday applications in comparative contexts. While scriptural texts compel Muslims to be merciful and compassionate in their actions towards others, little is known about the actual practices and effects of this mandate in their local contexts.

Affect & Audience in the Digital Age

Affect and Audience image

Affect & Audience in the Digital Age is a one-day symposium exploring emergent modes of creative public scholarship. Specifically, we are interested in scholarly, pedagogical, curatorial, and creative practices that attend to the digitally mediated character of contemporary poetry. 

Medieval Studies

Beowulf text

The Medieval Studies Graduate Interest Group (MSGIG) aims to bring together medieval scholars from a wide variety of departments on campus to foster collaboration between disciplines on topics concerning the middle ages. The group is open to graduate students, faculty, staff, undergraduates and community members interested in the Middle Ages.

Asian American Research Studies Collective

Panelists at AASRC's 2012 symposium.

The Asian American Studies Research Collective (AASRC) is an interdisciplinary research group of graduate students with a wide variety of research interests and a common commitment in elevating Asian American Studies research and

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