Welcome to the Simpson Center

Postcolonial Animal Studies: Redefining What Lives Matter (Video) María Elena García leads a research cluster reconsidering our relationships with non-human lives, following a conviction that violence toward any life is violence toward all. Read more
How the Age of Amazon Is Reshaping Literary History Amazon's dominance of the book-publishing industry and relentless focus on customer service herald a new era in American fiction, a prominent scholar argues. Read more
Announcing Spring 2015 Funding Awards The Simpson Center's Executive Board has awarded support to UW scholars for the 2015-16 year. Simpson Center funding supports a wide range of activities, including crossdisciplinary... 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 Summer Fellowships 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 courses at the graduate level that reflect its commitments to crossdisciplinary research, digital humanities, and public scholarship. Course Offerings Fall 2015 Scholarship...

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 Simpson 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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