News tagged with 'center announcements'

Winter 2012 Visiting Scholars and Speakers

Dylan Rodríguez lectures at the UW during Winter 2012.

Dylan Rodríguez gave a compelling lecture at the UW during Winter 2012. And he was not the only one; the Simpson Center and the University of Washington had the honor of hosting a number of brilliant scholars over Winter Quarter.

 

 

 

Janelle Taylor Represents the UW at Humanities Advocacy Day, Washington, DC

UW Professor of Anthropology Janelle Taylor

Janelle Taylor (Anthropology) will represent the Simpson Center and the UW at Humanities Advocacy Day in Washington, DC, on March 20, 2012. Humanities Advocacy Day was established in 2000 by the National Humanities Alliance (NHA)—an advocacy coalition dedicated to the advancement of humanities education, research, preservation, and public programs—to increase public support for the humanities.

Simpson Center Announces Fall Funding Awards

The Simpson Center’s Executive Board has awarded support to select UW scholars and projects for 2012-2013 year. Simpson Center funding sponsors a wide range of activities, including fellowships for UW faculty and doctoral students, cross-departmental research groups, scholarly conferences, and community-engaged collaborations. 

Visiting Scholars and Speakers, Fall 2011

Wendy Brown lectures at the UW on neoliberalism.

Wendy Brown (Political Science, University of California, Berkeley) is just one of the many scholars who graced the Simpson Center and the University of Washington with her brilliance in Fall 2011, as part of our programs and events co-sponsored with other campus units.

 

Simpson Center Says “Thank You!” to UW Faculty and Staff Donors

The Simpson Center would like to extend a big “thank you!” to all UW faculty and staff who have donated toward the Digital Humanities Commons since Spring 2011.

Simpson Center Website Redesign

The Simpson Center for the Humanities

The Simpson Center is happy to announce the debut of its new website for the beginning of the 2011-2012 academic year.

New Sculpture’s “Strong Ties” to the Simpson Center

Evan Blackwell, Metropolis, 2011. Courtesy of the Foster/White Gallery

Metropolis, a new art installation at Edmonds Community College (ECC) in Lynnwood, WA, has some surprising ties to the Simpson Center.

Strong ties.

The sculpture, created by Seattle artist Evan Blackwell, has been designed specifically for the corrugated exterior of Meadowdale Hall, a building housing ECC’s visual arts, engineering, construction management and energy management programs. It is an assemblage of stainless steel hardware pieces and salvaged fasteners that have been arranged in a pattern inspired by circuit boards. 

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