Simpson Center Projects

Projects furthering crossdisciplinary research, collaboration, and engagement are proposed by UW faculty and graduate students, selected by the Executive Board, and supported financially and administratively by the Simpson Center.

Histories and Futures of Reading Histories and Futures of Reading is an interdisciplinary lecture and colloquium series in manuscript, print, and digital cultures organized in conjunction with the Textual Studies Program's... Read more
Collaboration Studio Grants furnish UW faculty groups with leave to catalyze, deepen, or reconfigure cross-disciplinary research and facilitate publication. Colloquia and Conferences range from speaker's series to international research or working conferences, and are selected for support based on their crossdisciplinary and interdisciplinary focus.
Crossdisciplinary Research Clusters aim to seed new collaborations between faculty and graduate students who share research interests. Graduate Interest Groups encourage crossdisciplinary collaboration among graduate students through organized readings, screenings, dissertation working groups, or other activities.
Large Scale Collaborations fund extended, crossdisciplinary collaborative projects which are often aligned with Simpson Center initiatives. Public Scholarship support projects which promote collaboration between scholars and community partners in education, governmental, non-profit, and grassroots organizations.