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UW Professor Thomas Lockwood Delivers Fall 2014 Katz Lecture We hope you will join us on Tuesday, October 28, for the first Katz Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities of the 2014-15 year. Noted UW scholar Thomas Lockwood (English) will examine the... Read more
Call for Nominations: Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities Beginning Oct. 15, the Simpson Center will accept nominations of UW faculty and visiting scholars for the Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities series for the 2015-16 academic year... Read more
Fall Funding Round Application Deadline: Nov. 14, 2014 This year’s submission deadline for the Simpson Center’s Fall Funding Round is Nov. 14. Funding covers the term July 2015-June 2016. To assist scholars considering applying for funding for... Read more
UW Scholars Go Public Through Humanities Washington's Speakers Bureau The Simpson Center congratulates Lance Rhoades and Shawn Wong, who are among those selected for the 2015-16 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau! Rhoades, who has served as an instructor... Read more
Director’s Welcome By Kathleen Woodward, Simpson Center Director Welcome, all, to the new academic year! This past summer was intellectually exhilarating for the Simpson Center.  We launched our first—and... Read more
Certificate in Public Scholarship The Certificate in Public Scholarship brings together a crossdisciplinary cohort of UW graduate students and faculty interested in: public scholarship that engages in cultural practice and inquiry...
Digital Humanities Commons The Simpson Center offers annual summer fellowships for faculty and doctoral students to pursue research projects that use digital technologies in innovative and intensive ways and/or explore the...
HUM Courses The Simpson Center offers a variety of courses at the graduate level that reflect its commitments to crossdisciplinary research, digital humanities and public scholarship. Course Offerings Fall 2014...

Center Funding Opportunities

The Simpson Center provides financial and administrative support for crossdisciplinary research, teaching, and engagement projects. Simpson Center funding sponsors a wide range of activities, including fellowships for UW faculty and doctoral students, cross-departmental research groups, scholarly conferences and symposia, and community-engaged collaborations. Read more

Support the Center

Each year, the Simpson Center receives generous gifts that provide support for a wide range of activities on the UW campus and in the greater Seattle community. These contributions enable the Simpson Center to foster the growth of existing programs and to provide support for new initiatives in the development of cutting edge research, innovative teaching, and campus-community engagement. Learn about ways to give

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