By focusing on the art versus craft divide, this group recognizes inequities and then identifies and implements solutions for artists, activists, curators, educators, and researchers in their respective practices.
The Gender and Sexuality Graduate Research Cluster supports UW graduate students in a range of inquiry into gender and sexuality as social structures shaping institutions, interactions, and identities.
The group has met on campus for more than thirteen years and currently hosts events that reach both academic and non-academic audiences, fosters collaboration and camaraderie among students, and promotes connections between students and faculty.
This GRC concentrates on emotion and affect studies, initiating thought-provoking dialogues and debates on emotion and capitalism, solitude and loneliness, affective ecologies, and affect's role in race, racism, and racial liberation.
This Graduate Research Cluster explores settler colonialism theory, anticoloniality, Indigenous resurgence, and Indigenous feminisms, seeking to create community in the interdisciplinary space of Indigenous Studies.
This GRC invites researchers and allies engaging in QueerCrip-themed work who are passionate about creating community, collaborating on interdisciplinary research, peer mentoring, resource sharing, and creative strategizing to ensure our research benefits the communities we serve.
Drawing together multifarious efforts to chip away at the dominant orders of digital life and academic work, this research cluster seeks to articulate new critical and feminist agendas for studying and confronting the problematics of datafication.
Founded in 2019, the TSH has organized regular public lectures with practitioners and scholars of translation, colloquium series and workshops for faculty and students, and curricular initiatives at both undergraduate and graduate levels in translation and translation studies.
On January 13, 2024, the Harry Bridges Center and the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest host activists, scholars, and others to present and discuss the Black Radical Tradition in honor of Jack O’Dell’s life and work.
This project facilitates conversations and collective endeavors to investigate, address, and redress the UW’s implicit and complicit contributions, as a global university, to the reproduction of global hierarchies of race, gender, class, and geography.
This cluster explores humanistic approaches to AI and its impacts on historic and contemporary notions of human creativity as it pertains to writing, artistic creation, reading and interpretation, translation, and research.
This project entails an invited lecture, a micro-seminar, and workshop and linked events that expand on two collaborative research projects: one on reproductive racial capitalism, and the other on the global history of abortion care and politics since the 1960s.
The cluster’s name draws from José Esteban Muñoz’s theorizations of minoritarian performance as “transport[ing] us across symbolic space, inserting us in a coterminous time when we witness new formations within the present and the future.”