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.

Convergence on Poetics Convergence on Poetics queries the current understanding and practice of poetics within writing communities and the academy. The conference consists of keynote panels, poetics postings, and... 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.