Faculty Senate & Governance


Anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander Racism: Past, Present, and A Brighter Future

Hosted by the Faculty Council on Multicultural Affairs on May 4, 2021, 12:00 – 1:30 PM (PST)

Recommended Readings:

  • Erika Lee – Making Asian America, At America’s Gates
  • Film: Asian Americans (PBS Series) The Chinese Exclusion Act (PBS)
  • David Eng – Racial Castration, Managing Masculinity in Asian America
  • Celine Parreñas Shimizu – Straitjacket Sexualities, Unbinding Asian American Manhoods in the Movies
  • George Lipsitz- The Possessive Investment in Whiteness, How White People Profit from Identity Politics

Defund, Disarm, or Reform? UW Police: What’s Been Done, and What’s Next

Hosted by the Faculty Council on Multicultural Affairs and Faculty Council on Student Affairs on March 1, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (PST)

UW community members have called for defunding and disarming the UWPD. Others favor reform and oversight. What’s changed? What hasn’t? What remains to be done?

Disarming & Defunding UW Police: What Does That Look Like? A Conversation for the University of Washington Community

Hosted by the Faculty Council on Multicultural Affairs on August 7, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM (PST)

Over 500 faculty, staff, and students attended the FCMA webinar discussing the university’s relationship with Seattle Police and UWPD. The discussion was held in response to the Faculty Senate Class C Resolution regarding UW’s divestment from local law enforcement. To access additional files related to this event, please view this Google Drive folder.