Together We Will - Coronavirus Response

Together We Will

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In the College of Arts & Sciences, we are committed to addressing the challenges of the moment through innovative research, teaching, and community engagement. Every day our faculty and students join together in this work for the good of our communities—whether they’re across the street or around the globe.

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Together We Will - Foster Community Engagement and Enrichment

February 9, 2021
The Daily reviews Meklit's Meany on Screen performance, which highlights the "power of folk music...from the many voices that are contained in one piece". The Daily
February 4, 2021
This episode of King 5 evening news is hosted from the Burke Museum. King 5 News
February 2, 2021
On Feb. 5, Hồng-Ân Trương will speak as part of the Henry Art Gallery's Critical Issues Lecture Series. Trương utilizes a variety of media, from photography to sound and video to performance, focusing primarily on war, immigration and refugee narratives. International Examiner
January 28, 2021
King 5 News features the Burke Museum's "Burke From Home" curriculum, which provides fun and accessible materials to learn about the animals and ecosystems of Washington. King 5 News
January 28, 2021
The Meany Center for Performing Arts has released a 1-hour taiko drumming performance from the troupe Kodo, accessible online for free Time Out

Together We Will - Innovate and Adapt Teaching and Learning

March 5, 2021
Three Seattle universities, including the University of Washington, are uniting their undergraduate theatre programs in an artistic collaboration composed of two plays, which premiere on March 11. American Theatre
January 10, 2021
Carley Long, a senior studying art and psychology, and Shiuan Chu, a junior studying art, explain what it is like to learn the art of ceramics at home. School of Art + Art History + Design
December 1, 2020
Lecturer of American Indian Studies Tami Hohn and her students Victor Andy and Shelby Cross discuss their experiences teaching and learning Southern Lushootseed. University of Washington
December 1, 2020
Watch lectures online from the new interdisciplinary class "2020: The Course." Undergraduate Academic Affairs
November 30, 2020
ENGL 285, a unique creative writing class that features the expertise of professional writers, is highly recommended by its students. The Daily

Together We Will - Expand Knowledge Through Research and Information

March 24, 2021
Victor Fonseca is one of three detainees making great sacrifices to protest the conditions forced on them. ICE officials deny the strikes are taking place. Angelina Godoy, professor of law, societies and justice at the UW and director of the UW Center for Human Rights, is quoted. Real Change News
February 3, 2021
After a coup Monday, the military once again controls Myanmar. It had shared political power as the country eased toward democracy. Civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi remains in detention. Mary Callahan, associate professor of international studies at the UW, is interviewed. NPR
February 2, 2021
Steve Herbert, the Mark Torrance Professor of Law, Societies, and Justice, explains the intention and process behind his new podcast, Making Amends, in which he speaks to men at an Oregon prison about their crimes and remorse. UW News
February 2, 2021
Tamiko Nimura (PhD American Ethnic Studies 2004) explains the importance of the Seattle National Archives and Records Administration to the preservation of American Pacific Islander history. International Examiner
January 21, 2021
We have a new President, and he’s betting big on our ability to work together. The “Seattle Now” podcast digs into the tricky parts of uniting the not-so-United States with Christopher Parker, professor of political science at the UW. KUOW

Together We Will - Support our Community and One Another

March 24, 2021
"The past week carried a heavy tone that continues to add to the incremental accumulation of collective psychological trauma. As news seeped into my digital media feeds, I prepared myself for that cyclical pattern that many of us undergo when we encounter repeated instances of violence. We are made aware of our otherness and, in turn, feel the paranoia that follows," writes Oscar Rosales Castañeda, a lecturer in American ethnic studies at the UW. Real Change News
March 19, 2021
"If we can name physical attacks and deaths as racist violence, why can’t we name the system of racial capitalism that produces the economic precarity of living paycheck to paycheck an issue of violence, as well? Much of the mainstream focus on race and racial violence ignores the intersection of class," writes Linh Thủy Nguyễn, assistant professor of American ethnic studies at the UW. The Seattle Times
March 19, 2021
"We are outraged and deeply saddened by the massacre of the eight people in Atlanta. We give our love, support and deep condolences to the victims and their families. We grieve for their loss and for the violence surging against Asian American Pacific Island communities, especially women, who make up 70% of those victimized in the 3,800 hate crimes reported between March 1, 2020, and Feb. 28, 2021," write Connie So, teaching professor of American ethnic studies at the UW; Sutapa Basu of the University of Washington Women’s Center; and Velma Veloria, a former Washington State Representative. The Seattle Times
March 19, 2021
Assistant professor of American Ethnic Studies, Linh Thủy Nguyễn, is interviewed about the recent wave of violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. UW News
February 24, 2021
UW theater student Jarrett Johnson is among an entire class of emerging theater artists — fresh from drama programs, hustling between part-time jobs and busy audition schedules, or about to make their big breaks — whose careers have been stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic. The UW's Odai Johnson, professor of theater history, and Stefka Mihaylova, assistant professor of theater theory and criticism, are quoted. The Seattle Times