Simpson Center Programs

Projects foster intellectual discovery across boundaries and the cross-pollination of ideas at UW and beyond.

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Reimagining the Humanities PhD and Reaching New Publics Reforming doctoral programs in the humanities has become an increasingly prominent topic of discussion in higher education. Reports from professional... Read more
Initiatives stand at the leading edge of change by promoting collaborative, crossdisciplinary research and transformational scholarship. Fellowships are awarded for faculty, postdoctoral, and graduate research through both internal and external grants.  
Lecture Series include the tri-annual Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities and the Joff Hanuaer Lectures in Western Civilization. Curriculum at the Simpson Center includes interdisciplinary graduate courses and the Certificate in Public Scholarship.
Co-Sponsored Events are supported by small discretionary grants that facilitate opportunities for interdepartmental lectures, colloquia, and conferences at UW.