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Erzen and Vaught Books Expose New Trends in American Prison System Two scholars with connections to the Simpson Center have new books about overlooked trends within the contemporary American prison system. Sabina Vaught’s Compulsory: Education and the Dispossession...
MLQ Issue Highlights New and Digital Approaches to Literary History A recent issue of Modern Language Quarterly draws exclusively from Scale and Value: New and Digital Approaches to Literary History, a May 2015 conference co-sponsored by the Simpson Center for the...
Inside Higher Ed Features Arteaga on Doctoral Partnerships at Two-Year Colleges Rachel Arteaga (Simpson Center) has written an article for Inside Higher Ed about new partnerships between two-year colleges and doctoral programs in the humanities, drawing on her leadership of the...

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The Simpson Center provides financial and administrative support for crossdisciplinary research, teaching, and engagement projects. Simpson Center funding sponsors a wide range of activities, including fellowships for UW faculty and doctoral students, cross-departmental research groups, scholarly conferences and symposia, and community-engaged collaborations. Read more

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Each year, the Simpson Center receives generous gifts that provide support for a wide range of activities on the UW campus and in the greater Seattle community. These contributions enable the Simpson Center to foster the growth of existing programs and to provide support for new initiatives in the development of cutting edge research, innovative teaching, and campus-community engagement. Learn about ways to give

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