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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
Spring 2015 Katz Lecture
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
Kane Hall

Rainer Forst (Political Theory and Philosophy, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University) is a leading German philosopher and political th

Anne Balsamo

Anne Balsamo
Winter 2015 Katz Lecture
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:00pm
Kane Hall

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

Julia Herschensohn

Language Development and Age book cover
Language Development and Age (Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 4:00pm
Communications 202

Reception to follow.

Stevan Harrell

Fieldwork Connections: The Fabric of Ethnographic Collaboration in China and America book cover
Fieldwork Connections: The Fabric of Ethnographic Collaboration in China and America (University of Washington Press, 2007)
Thursday, October 25, 2007 - 4:00pm
Communications 202

With co-authors Bamo Ayi and Ma Lunzy.

Reception to follow.