En Vogue: From Feathers to Leather

This quarter, I’m teaching a class at University of Washington called ‘En Vogue: From Feathers to Leather’ about human and nonhuman animals in fashion. So far, we have spent the first four weeks focused on theoretical framing for the course and the human costs of the fashion industry, reading and watching documentaries about sweatshop labor, […]

Geography, Decolonization and Inspiration

I imagine I’ll come up for air sometime soon. It is week nine of eleven of the quarter, which means that the pressure is on…Grading, squeezing in student meetings, reading and planning for class, trying to fit everything in before the end of the quarter, and so on. This quarter, things are intensified by the […]