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Biological Futures in a Globalized World

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.

Summer Research Consortium Fellows 2011-2012

Biological Futures’ inaugural cohort of faculty fellows met during Summer 2011. They included:

Certificate in Public Scholarship

The Certificate in Public Scholarship brings together a crossdisciplinary cohort of UW graduate students and faculty interested in public scholarship, campus-community partnerships, community-engaged research, digital and multimedia publication, and profession development for careers inside or outside of higher education.

Digital Humanities Summer Fellowships

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.

Public Scholarship

The Simpson Center advances scholarship as a publicly engaged practice, a field often referred to as the public humanities. Public scholarship promotes mutually-beneficial partnerships between higher education and organizations in the public and private sectors and provides pathways for scholars to share their academic work with broader public audiences.

Society of Scholars - 2009/2010

Faculty Research Fellowship Award

Kiko Benitez (Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature)

Society of Scholars

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.

Biological Futures in a Globalized World

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.

Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers

Kwame Anthony Appiah

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.