Simpson Center Programs

Programs fulfill central Center missions promoting innovative, crossdisciplinary research, curriculum development, and public engagement.

Public Scholarship The Simpson Center is committed to advancing scholarship as a publicly engaged practice, a field often referred to as the public humanities. Public scholarship promotes mutually-beneficial... Read more
Initiatives stand “at the leading edge of change” by promoting collaborative, crossdisciplinary research and transformational scholarship. Fellowships are supported through faculty, postdoctoral, and graduate research fellowships on both internal and external grants.  
Lecture Series Lecture series include the tri-annual Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities, the Joff Hanuaer Lectures in Western Civilization, and New Books in Print, highlighting UW faculty publications. Curriculum at the Simpson Center offers innovative, interdisciplinary graduate courses, as well as the project- and portfolio-based Certificate in Public Scholarship.
Co-Sponsored Events are supported by small discretionary grants that facilitate opportunities for interdepartmental lectures, colloquia, and conferences at UW.