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To study English is to experience the power of literature, language, and culture. In this video and podcast series, we share the University of Washington English Department’s innovative work in fostering intellectual vitality, inspiring enthusiasm for literature, honing critical insight into the ethical and creative uses of the English language, preparing future teachers, and crafting the stories that animate our world. You can also follow this public scholarship series in video form on our YouTube channel, bit.ly/uwenglyt, or follow us @uw_engl on IG, Twitter, and FB.

Literature, Language, Culture: A Dialogue Series The University of Washington Department of English

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To study English is to experience the power of literature, language, and culture. In this video and podcast series, we share the University of Washington English Department’s innovative work in fostering intellectual vitality, inspiring enthusiasm for literature, honing critical insight into the ethical and creative uses of the English language, preparing future teachers, and crafting the stories that animate our world. You can also follow this public scholarship series in video form on our YouTube channel, bit.ly/uwenglyt, or follow us @uw_engl on IG, Twitter, and FB.

    Professor Anu Taranath on Shame and Antiracism Beyond Guilt Trips #beyondguilttrips

    Professor Anu Taranath on Shame and Antiracism Beyond Guilt Trips #beyondguilttrips

    University of Washington Teaching Professor, Anu Taranath, discusses  shame and hope in teaching antiracism both in and outside of the  classroom.  Watch the video edition on our YouTube Channel, "Literature, Language, Culture": ✔︎ https://youtu.be/RRxHhItqHkE.  This episode was produced by the "Literature, Language Culture" Series  Editor and Public Scholarship Project Director, C. R. Grimmer, and  "Literature, Language Culture" Project Manager Jacob Huebsch.

    This video is the fourth in a public scholarship dialogue series from  The University of Washington (Seattle Campus) Department of English:  "Literature, Language, Culture." These video and podcast episodes share  our innovative work in fostering intellectual vitality, inspiring  enthusiasm for literature, honing critical insight into the ethical and  creative uses of the English language, preparing future teachers, and  crafting the stories that animate our world.  More on the Department of English at The University of Washington:  ✔︎ https://english.washington.edu/

    This episode was produced by the "Literature, Language Culture"  Series Editor, C. R. Grimmer, and "Literature, Language Culture" Project  Manager Jacob Huebsch.

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    Professor Stephanie D. Clare on Queer Care and Trans Literature During COVID-19

    Professor Stephanie D. Clare on Queer Care and Trans Literature During COVID-19

    University of Washington Lecturer and Scholar, Associate Professor Stephanie D. Clare, discusses studying and teaching queer care and trans literature during COVID-19. Key texts range from "Nevada" by Imogen Binnie to "Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl's Confabulous Memoir" by Kai Cheng Thom. Watch the video edition on our YouTube Channel, "Literature, Language, Culture": ✔︎ http://bit.ly/YTClare. We created a "further reading" list for you, which you can download using the link below: ✔︎ https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XyqPdXYBu5tu_Efou_2PJXKVDKr-GAEbz9_d_wuo-6k/edit?usp=sharing. 

    This video is the third in a public scholarship dialogue series from The University of Washington (Seattle Campus) Department of English: "Literature, Language, Culture." These video and podcast episodes share our innovative work in fostering intellectual vitality, inspiring enthusiasm for literature, honing critical insight into the ethical and creative uses of the English language, preparing future teachers, and crafting the stories that animate our world.    More on the Department of English at The University of Washington:  ✔︎ https://english.washington.edu/

    This episode was produced by the "Literature, Language Culture" Series Editor, C. R. Grimmer, and "Literature, Language Culture" Project Manager Jacob Huebsch.

    • 17 min
    Dr. Michelle Liu on What Asian American Studies, Literature, and Art Teaches us During COVID-19

    Dr. Michelle Liu on What Asian American Studies, Literature, and Art Teaches us During COVID-19

    University of Washington Lecturer and Scholar, Dr. Michelle Liu, discusses what Asian American Studies, Literature, and Art, teaches us during COVID-19, as well as anti-racist pedagogical practices. Watch the video edition on our YouTube Channel, "Literature, Language, Culture": ✔︎ https://www.bit.ly/uwenglyt. We created a "further reading" list for you, which you can download using the link below:

    ✔︎https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lVNfQhmPMvo3_rdoKYGmwX0idy_DZjKHFELd1DMLQIs/edit?usp=sharing/. About the Series:  This video is the second in a public scholarship dialogue series from The University of Washington (Seattle Campus) Department of English: "Literature, Language, Culture." These video and podcast episodes share our innovative work in fostering intellectual vitality, inspiring enthusiasm for literature, honing critical insight into the ethical and creative uses of the English language, preparing future teachers, and crafting the stories that animate our world.    More on the Department of English at The University of Washington:  ✔︎ https://english.washington.edu/

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    What Do the ‘Environmental Humanities’ Teach Us About Cyclone Amphan, COVID-19, and Collectivity?

    What Do the ‘Environmental Humanities’ Teach Us About Cyclone Amphan, COVID-19, and Collectivity?

    University of Washington Scholar, Dr. Jesse Oak Taylor, discusses what studying literature in what's called "the environmental humanities" teaches us about collectivity during events from Cyclone Amphan to COVID-19.  Watch the video edition on our YouTube Channel, "Literature, Language, Culture": ✔︎ bit.ly/uwenglyt.  We created a "further reading" list for you, which you can download using the following link: ✔︎ https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AUN6XiuqnMhcjli0jmLqVbDpTTx04Nv5NRu7mLLWddI/edit?usp=sharing.  About the Series:  This video is the first in a public scholarship dialogue series from The University of Washington (Seattle Campus) Department of English: "Literature, Language, Culture." These video and podcast episodes share our innovative work in fostering intellectual vitality, inspiring enthusiasm for literature, honing critical insight into the ethical and creative uses of the English language, preparing future teachers, and crafting the stories that animate our world.    More on the Department of English at The University of Washington:  ✔︎ https://english.washington.edu/

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