Simpson Center News

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.
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.
The Simpson Center's Executive Board has awarded support to UW scholars for the 2015-16 year.
The Simpson Center for the Humanities announces six Mellon Fellows for Reaching New Publics in the Humanities.
What are we celebrating these days at the Simpson Center? We’re so glad you asked …
The research cluster Affect & Audience in the Digital Age brings a distinctly collaborative approach for rethinking poetry in the digital era.
Rainer Forst argued for a particular democratic notion of toleration in a full Kane Hall auditorium on Wedneday, April 29.
Jim Gregory's drive to bring history beyond the academy—at times exposing uncomfortable truths—makes him a fitting recipient for the Barclay Simpson Prize for Public Scholarship.
A recent talk by human rights activist Omar Barghouti brought into stark relief the challenge of debating Palestine in public.
German philosopher and political theorist Rainer Forst speaks on questions of religious and racial intolerance.

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