Simpson Center News

African American Political Thought is a two-day conference taking place at the Simpson Center May 2-3, 2014. Organized by Jack Turner (Political Science), this conference convenes nationally recognized scholars from...
The Women Who Rock unConference & Film Festival returns for its fourth annual celebration this month with a series of three free events, open to audiences of all ages. This year, Women Who Rock centers on “Honey & Healing.” According to...
Sara Jo Breslow is a postdoctoral associate at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Northwest Fisheries Science Center. While in the Environmental Anthropology doctoral program at UW, she participated in the...
The Simpson Center congratulates UW faculty in the humanities who have recently been named the recipients of notable prizes, fellowships, and awards.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities for UW undergraduates. An annual summer program, the Institute provides twenty competitively-selected students an opportunity to engage in primary...
This year’s submission deadline for the Simpson Center’s Spring Funding Round is May 2, 2014. Funding covers the term July 2014-June 2015. Applications will be accepted beginning April 2.
The 18th annual international conference of the Society for Textual Scholarship will be held March 20-22, 2014, at the University of Washington. The conference welcomes scholars whose work on the materiality of books and media...
Michael Honey, the Fred T. and Dorothy G. Haley Endowed Professor of the Humanities at UW Tacoma, was recently interviewed by NPR/KPLU 88.5 FM on his latest publication, Sharecropper’s Troubadour (2013). The book is an oral...
Ron Krabill (Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell) will represent the Simpson Center and the UW at Humanities Advocacy Day in Washington, DC, on March 11, 2014. Humanities Advocacy Day was established in 2000 by the...
A scholar of international standing, Stephen Hinds (Classics) investigates poetry across languages: he explores moments of connection between texts which approach the condition of translation without quite being the same as...

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