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From corpora available for purchase to natural language processing models, to out-of-the-box tools for text analysis, scholars working with English enjoy many advantages. The comparatively limited market for digitized corpora with reasonable metadata in languages other than English means that...
Fashion brands from Louis Vuitton to Levi’s are using artificial intelligence (AI) -generated fashion models on their websites and in their ad campaigns. These synthetic models are created from data scraped from the internet and, in some cases, from the...
Réjane Sénac is the Director of Research at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Sciences Po in Paris. Her research explores the dynamics of inequality and discrimination (feminism, racism...
Nearly fifty years after the end of the war in Vietnam, American children of Vietnamese refugees continue to process the meanings of the war and its consequences through creative work. Analyzing social science studies, policy, and the art, film, music...
Exploring the history and politics of the Philippine Refugee Processing Center in Morong, Bataan, this talk considers the Filipino English teacher as a critical figure in the U.S.-Philippine program for refugee rehabilitation. Recruited as an ideal figure of instruction and...
Sliding Scale $0-$50.  The University of Washington is home to one of the earliest Black Student Unions in the country. Learn the strategies for cross-cultural organizing that led to their success and how this can be applied to liberation struggles...
Join us for a conversation with Jenna Grant, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, on her new book "Fixing the Image: Ultrasound and the Visuality of Care in Phnom Penh." In "Fixing the Image," Grant draws on years of...
Artists throughout the African Diaspora engage in various counter-archival practices that not only re-read the colonial archive, but challenge epistemes often formed from them. Artist La Vaughn Belle’s work revisits various colonial archives to highlight acts of maroonage, resistance to...
Join us for to celebrate LaShawnDa Pittman's book Grandmothering While Black: A Twenty-First-Century Story of Love, Coercion, and Survival (UC Press, 2023). Sociologist LaShawnDa L. Pittman, Associate Professor, American Ethnic Studies, explores the complex lives of Black grandmothers raising their...