Simpson Center Programs

Programs fulfill central Center missions promoting innovative, crossdisciplinary research, curriculum development, and public engagement.

Public Scholarship The Simpson Center advances scholarship as a publicly engaged practice, a field often referred to as the public humanities. Public scholarship promotes... 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.