News tagged with 'graduate students'

Technology, Social Justice, and the Humanities Intersect at THATCamp PNW Unconference

What are the relationships between technological literacy and social change?

Participants in this year’s THATCamp PNW came together on Saturday, November 12, at the University of Washington-Bothell’s Center for Serious Play to explore this question.

Exploring Seattle's Hip-Hop Scene Through Lesson Plans for Grades 6-12

Through a Simpson Center internship at local radio station KEXP 90.3 FM, UW graduate student Tiffany Grobelski has worked with KEXP Documentaries producer Michele Myers to create lesson plans for grades 6-12 that explore Seattle’s hip-hop culture.

UW Graduate Student Explores Seattle’s Dumpster-Diving Culture

UW graduate student David Giles Dumpster-diving

The research of David Giles, UW graduate student in anthropology and a Society of Scholars fellow at the Simpson Center, was recently highlighted in the Seattle Times.

UW Graduate Students at “Serious Play”

Graduate students Theresa Horstman and Edmond Chang

Two UW scholars doing research in video games studies were recently sponsored by the Simpson Center for the Humanities to attend this year’s Serious Play Conference. Edmond Chang and Theresa Horstman, graduate students in English and Education, respectively, took part in the conference, which was held at the DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, Washington.

Certificate in Public Scholarship Fellows Represent UW at Imagining America Conference

PAGE fellow Irene Sanchez at the Imaging America annual conference

Irene M. Sanchez and Ryan Burns, graduate student fellows in the Certificate in Public Scholarship, represented the University of Washington at the 13th annual Imagining America Artists and Scholars in Public Life conference this September in the Twin Cities, Minnesota.

Announcing the 2011-2012 HASTAC Scholars

2011-2012 HASTAC Scholars

The Simpson Center has nominated ten graduate students to serve as HASTAC Scholars for the 2011-2012 academic year.


Demystifying the Digital Humanities at UW

The emerging field of digital humanities (DH) has been attracting more and more attention on campus in recent years. But what exactly are the “digital humanities”? And how exactly does one going about becoming a “digital humanist”? To answer some of these questions, English graduate students Paige Morgan and Sarah Kremen-Hicks have created a year-long workshop series, “Demystifying the Digital Humanities.”

UW Students Collaborate with the EMP Museum for Their Upcoming Exhibit, "Fantasy: Worlds of Myth and Magic"

Popular perceptions of what is “medieval” often go hand-in-hand with of “fantasy.” Ever since J.R.R. Tolkien penned his Lord of the Rings trilogy, the term “medieval” has grown to encompass wizards, epic quests, and other-worldly lands. Even traditional medieval romances such as the stories of King Arthur, Guinevere, and Lancelot are now better known by their more fantastical retellings.

Quetzal's "Imaginaries" Wins a Grammy!

Congrats to UW graduate student Martha Gonzalez (Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies), former Simpson Center staff member Quetzal Flores, and their band Quetzal! Their album “Imaginaries” has won a Grammy for in the “Latin Pop, Rock, or Urban Album” category.

Congrats to Grammy-nominated Quetzal!

Congrats to UW graduate student Martha Gonzalez (Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies), former Simpson Center staff member Quetzal Flores, and their band Quetzal! Their album “Imaginaries” has been nominated for a 2012 Grammy in the “Latin Pop, Rock, or Urban Album” category.

Xicana Living Pedagogies: Resistance, Testimonios, and Transformation

Creating safe spaces for Xicanas in academia to gather and reflect while empowering one another through platica, cultural performance, and testimonio is an alterNative epistemology of ceremony as research and a resilient continuum of Indigenous sc

Performing the Gap

This graduate study group fosters a critical examination of performance as a site for conceptualizing contemporary cultural practices, modernity, citizenship, and democracy via discussions among graduate students, faculty, community performers, an

Critical Design

Critical Design is a generative space for cross-disciplinary exploration of critical social theory and place-making design.

Asian American Studies Research Collective

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

Medieval Studies

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.

Moving Image Research Group

Affiliated with the Moving Images Research Group (MIRG), MIRG-GIG aims to bring together graduate students from diverse departments interested in the study of moving images, including film, television, or new media.


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