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Fall 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 10:30am

HUM 597A/Greek 590B

Greek Etymology as Cultural History in the Work of Gregory Nagy

2013-2014 Co-Sponsored Events

Every year the Simpson Center co-sponsors dozens of interdepartmental speaker events and conferences with small discretionary grants. Co-sponsorships are limited to $500 and do not require Executive Board review. The Simpson Center also co-sponsors events that feature UW faculty and graduate students as speakers or facilitators in community venues. Learn more about how to apply.

The following list of recent events provides an overview of the diverse events supported by co-sponsorship funds.

Fall 2014

HUM 595A

Public Scholarship in a Post-Affirmative Action Era

2 credits, C/NC

Rainer Forst

Rainer Fprst
Toleration and Democracy
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
Kane Hall, Room 210

Recent acts of violence have given greater urgency to questions about religious and racial intolerance.

Anne Balsamo

Anne Balsamo
Designing Culture: The Technological Imagination at Work in the Creation of Cultural Heritage
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:00pm
Kane Hall, Room 210

Anne Balsamo (Media Studies, The New School) is a scholar and media-maker whose work explores the connections between culture, art

Thomas Lockwood

Is Eating Babies Really So Terrible? The Dark Genius of Jonathan Swift
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 7:00pm
Kane Hall, Room 210

2014-2015 Society of Scholars