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June 6, 2019
We’re Lydia Heberling and Sebastián López Vergara and we’re both thrilled to be the CLIP fellows for next year! Lydia: My home department is English and my dissertation focuses on aesthetic and formal innovations in American Indian and Pacific Indigenous literatures, with an emphasis on the literatures and arts of California Indigenous peoples. I also dabble in the world of critical surf studies, where I focus on the intersection of Indigenous and feminist studies in surf culture. I am... Read more
Izumi and Nat
June 5, 2019
An interview from the rooftop bar of the Graduate Hotel, featuring Izumi Tiara Nance—junior in Comparative History of Ideas & Community, Environment, and Planning. Izumi reflects on the experience of facilitating the CHID 496A Spring Focus Group titled, "Eroding Positionalities: Foundations and Infiltrations of White Supremacy in Higher Education,” and looks forward to future focus group ideas! By Nat Mengist, CHID Outreach Coordinator. Nat: So, you've been doing this awesome... Read more
Phillip Thurtle at Table
June 5, 2019
Calling All Alumni! On the 23rd and 24th of May, CHID celebrated its 40th Anniversary. This remarkable occasion brought together alumni, students, faculty, and staff (including faculty and staff who no longer work in CHID!) to discuss the role of CHID in today’s political climate and celebrate the accomplishments of CHID students and alumni. We intently listened to Kathleen Belew (Assistant Professor in History at University of Chicago) present on her new book,... Read more
Anu Taranath
June 4, 2019
In Ghana recently, I became friends with Hasan, a man who ran a small business near where I stayed. For the first few days when I'd walk by, we'd greet each other silently with nods as proximally related strangers often do. One day after hearing me talk with someone, he waved me toward his stall. "You speak English very well," he said admiringly. "Tell me from where you come." I replied, "I live in America.” He thought for a moment, and then said, "Yes, you live in a rich land.” A few moments... Read more
Screenshot of The CHID Store merchandise
May 22, 2019
As part of CHID's 40th Anniversary and departmentalization, we are excited to announce the launch of The CHID Store, where you can now purchase CHID merchandise! Along with the opportunity to wear CHID swag, all proceeds from your purchase will be donated to our Friends of CHID Fund. The Friends of CHID Fund supports our innovative and transformative... Read more
A portrait of Dr. Kathleen Belew alongside the cover of her new book, Bring the War Home (2018)
May 14, 2019
Thursday, May 23rd at 5:00 – 9:00 PM in HUB 145 CHID’s 40th Anniversary Keynote & Reception To register for this event, please visit the event page. Kathleen Belew (CHID ’05) will give the keynote, “Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America,” followed by a celebratory reception at 7:00 PM. During the reception, the CHID Alumni Advisory Board will be launching a new CHID... Read more
A portrait of Sol Moravia-Rosenberg next to a cactus
April 11, 2019
Sol (a.k.a. Solzilla) just dropped Soon Enough, his fourth studio album! With over 30,000 followers on SoundCloud, Sol is a chiddie who's made a big splash in the music industry—as a completely independent, self-promoted Seattle artist! After being awarded the Bonderman Travel Fellowship in 2012 Sol visited 10 countries in 10 months, including his mother... Read more
Cynthia Anderson speaking at Tasveer's 2019 Storywallahs event
January 24, 2019
A few of us were privileged to witness a powerful voice at Tasveer’s recent “Storywallahs: What’s In Your Name?” event: CHID’s own Cynthia Anderson! Cynthia was the first performer of the evening, and she left the large audience breathless until the end. Please watch: Her performance was also just featured in a... Read more
January 24, 2019
If you pop over to the current issue of Western Humanities Review, you will see Annie Dwyer's name under her recent publication, "The Humanities Doctoral Student in the Community"! The Simpson Center for the Humanities here at UW just posted a news piece to recognize her achievement.... Read more