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brings together faculty and graduate students in the social sciences and humanities with scientists from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to understand the growing worldwide use of biological knowledge to manipulate and build living systems.
Biological Futures’ inaugural cohort of faculty fellows met during Summer 2011. They included:
The Simpson Center offers annual summer fellowships for faculty and doctoral students to pursue research projects that use digital technologies in innovative and intensive ways and/or explore the historical, social, aesthetic, and cross-cultural implications of digital cultures.
Faculty Research Fellowship Award
Kiko Benitez (Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature)
The Society of Scholars is an intellectual community of humanists of diverse generations, academic ranks, and departmental affiliations who contribute to and learn from one another's work. The group meets biweekly throughout the year to discuss their current research. It is composed of faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.
The mandate of the Center for Biological Futures, founded Spring 2011 at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, is to foster better thinking about the present and future impacts of increases in biological knowledge and increases in worldwide use of that knowledge to manipulate and build living systems.
Appiah asks profound questions about identity and ethics in a world where race, ethnicity, religion, and nationalism continue to realign and reform. In this lecture, he offers a moral manifesto grounded in a new cosmopolitan ethics which celebrates our common humanity and proposes practical ways to manage our differences. I bet this change will make the program dissapear.