Projects tagged with 'any keyword'

Transatlantic Dialogues on the Environment

This symposium brings together scholars to address environmental issues in a global and collaborative cross-disciplinary framework that highlights the humanistic dimension of environmental study. 

Spaces of Possibility: Korea and Japan, In, Between, and Beyond the Nation

Spaces of Possibility is a working conference on contemporary Korea and Japan that seeks to closely consider new kinds of cultural and social spaces that have begun to appear in the wake of the Asian economic crisis of the late 1990s. 

Art & Migration in the Age of Globalization

This exhibition and symposium recognizes the contributions of Shinzaburo Takeda, a Japanese master painter, printmaker, and professor of art who has lived in Mexico for nearly fifty years and has trained several generations of Mexican artists, many of them indigenous Zapotecs and Mixtecs, at University of Oaxaca.

The Race/Knowledge Project: Anti-Racist Praxis and the Global University

The Race/Knowledge Project considered the contemporary status of race within what the "global" university. The contours of this year-long research program included public lectures, roundtables, study groups, and a symposium centered on how "anti-racist praxis" might negotiate the discourses of the colorblind, multicultural university.

Queer + Public + Performance

Queer + Public + Performance engaged the intersection of queer scholarship, performance, art, and technologies to mobilize queer and allied scholars, teachers, artists, and activists in cross-disciplinary, cross-platform public cultural and intellectual work.

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.