Literature, Language, Culture: A Dialogue Series

Literature, Language, Culture: A Dialogue Series

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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
Sep 29 • 22 min
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”: ✔︎…
Professor Stephanie D. Clare on Queer Care and Trans Literature During COVID-19
Aug 26 • 17 min
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…
Dr. Michelle Liu on What Asian American Studies, Literature, and Art Teaches us During COVID-19
Jul 8 • 23 min
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,…
What Do the ‘Environmental Humanities’ Teach Us About Cyclone Amphan, COVID-19, and Collectivity?
May 28 • 20 min
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…