Simpson Center News

The Simpson Center will be abuzz with activity this winter! Major events include a Katz Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities by Stephen Hinds, and two conferences, both of which feature free, public keynote addresses. “Islam and Forgiveness,” a...
Curious to learn more about digital humanities scholarship? This list of digital humanities resources, created by the Simpson Center’s web tech Dana Bublitz, may be useful to anyone currently involved in or considering getting started with digital...
The Simpson Center is currently accepting nominations of UW faculty and visiting scholars for the Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities series for the 2014-15 academic year. The deadline is Nov. 15. 2013.
Histories and Futures of the Book is a 2013-14 interdisciplinary lecture series in manuscript, print, and digital culture taking place in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for Textual Scholarship (STS), March 20-22, 2014, at the UW...
Maurice Dolberry is the first UW student to complete the graduate Certificate in Public Scholarship (CPS) through the Simpson Center. Dolberry, who entered the program in Fall 2011, completed his Certificate in Spring 2013 with the guidance of his...
This year’s submission deadline for the Simpson Center’s Fall Funding Round is Nov. 15. Funding covers the term July 2014-June 2015. 
The Simpson Center’s Summer Digital Humanities Commons Fellowships support scholars pursuing research projects that use digital technologies in innovative and intensive ways and/or explore the historical, social, aesthetic, and cross-cultural...
The Simpson Center has nominated ten graduate students to serve as HASTAC Scholars for the 2013-14 academic year, based on their advancement of digital scholarship at the UW.
The Future of the Environmental Humanities, a multi-day conference taking place at the UW Oct. 31-Nov. 3, seeks to spark the emergence of a regional network of environmental humanities scholars, who will come together to understand how the...
Affect & Audience in the Digital Age is a symposium and performance event exploring the aesthetics of digital meditation in contemporary poetry. While poets have long been expected to connect with readers through carefully constructed emotional...

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