Humanities Opportunities

The Simpson Center provides these outside listings as a service to UW faculty and students. Please note this list is not meant to be exhaustive, and that the information may be subject to change.


Deadline: 2014-10-01
The Stanford Humanities Center provides a collegial environment for faculty who are undertaking innovative projects in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Fellows participate in the intellectual life of the Humanities Center and the broader Stanford community, sharing ideas and work in progress with a diverse cohort of scholars and benefitting from a wide variety of campus resources.
Deadline: 2015-01-15
Winterthur, a public museum, library, and garden supporting the advanced study of American art, culture, and history, announces its Research Fellowship Program for 2015–16. Winterthur offers an extensive program of short- and long-term residential fellowships open to academic, independent, and museum scholars, including advanced graduate students, to support research in material culture, architecture, decorative arts, design, consumer culture, garden and landscape studies, Shaker studies, travel and tourism, the Atlantic World, childhood, literary culture, and many other areas of social and cultural history. Fellowships include 4–9 month NEH fellowships, 1–2 semester dissertation fellowships, and short-term fellowships, which are normally one month.

Seminars, Workshops, Summer Programs

Deadline: 2014-10-13
The Simpson Center is a sponsor of the University of Victoria’s renowned five-day Digital Humanities Summer Institute (, to be held June 8 - 12, 2015 (Monday through Friday); please note that the Institute falls during final exam week at the University of Washington.  The Simpson Center plans to support at least three-four clusters of people; a cluster may be composed of two-four people.  Faculty, professional staff, and doctoral students are eligible.