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The Race/Knowledge Project

The Race/Knowledge Project was an interdisciplinary research cluster exploring the contemporary articulations and contradictions of race and culture as they mediate the production of global and local imaginaries within and beyond the university.

Transformative Education Behind Bars

Transformative Education Behind Bars (TEBB) partnered nonprofit and university educators to create an agenda in which transformative education behind bars is possible.TEBB aimed to research and assess current prison-based education efforts, and develop relevant and flexible curriculum to be delivered to populations behind bars in Washington State.

My World Cup: A Transnational Youth Media Project

In Spring 2010, UW faculty, staff, and graduate students collaborated with 911 Seattle Media Arts Center in designing and piloting a community media training curriculum to prepare UW students traveling to South Africa to work with South African youth to produce short videos regarding their nation’s hosting of the World Cup.

Queer + Public + Pedagogy

Queer + Public + Pedagogy, a graduate student interest group that engaged the intersection of queer scholarship and pedagogical practices within the university and beyond.Through a schedule of tea times, reading groups, workshops, and research colloquia we built upon prior years of discussion about the theoretical, institutional, and performative possibilities of queer publics and counterpublics.

Keywords for Video Game Studies

Keywords for Video Game Studies was a graduate interest group bringing together interdisciplinary perspectives and scholarship on video games by bolstering critical engagement with video games and video game culture.

Asian American Studies Research Collective: Geographies of Attachment, Networks of Belonging

The Asian American Studies Research Collective (AASRC), an interdisciplinary group of graduate students, engaged with the cultural and political manifestations of Asian America.

The Race/Knowledge Project

Years Active: 2010-2011

The Race/Knowledge Project was dedicated to interrogating the contemporary status of race within what is increasingly understood as the global university and its intricate connections to our local communities.

Moving Image Research Group

Affiliated with the Moving Images Research Group (MIRG), this graduate interest group provides a platform for students to discuss both images and their various visual representations, as well as methods and models for approaching images in their research.

Human Interactions and Normative Innovations

This research cluster aims to promote the study of different contexts in which normative ideals such as humanity (Salamanca School), rights and citizenship (European Enlightenment), and human rights (Critical Theory) have emerged. This initiative is part of a multi-year project involving colloquia, seminars, international exchanges, and other activities to be developed in partnership with the University of Frankfurt, Germany.