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Anthropology of Garbage

The Anthropology of Garbage

It is estimated that more than half a million immigrants attempt to cross the border in southern Arizona each year. This controversial migration movement has become one of America's great political flashpoints, dividing communities and political parties. But while this phenomenon is often debated and argued about, the process of migration has attracted little rigorous academic attention. That is something UW Lecturer Jason De Leon hopes to change through his Undocumented Migration Project.
NW Modernism

Northwest Modernism

A new film documents the birth of Northwest Modernism, which became hot in the land of rain and little sun. Read more.

Shunting Death

It began with a middle of the night brainstorm and ended with millions of salvaged lives, a slew of cutting-edge medical developments and a brand new field of study. Read more.