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McCue’s ‘Timber Curtain’ Memorializes Hugo House Demolition Frances McCue (English) has a new book of poetry, Timber Curtain, that collects poems written during the filming of the forthcoming documentary Where the House Was, a film project supported by the...
FIELD Journal Highlights Socially Engaged Art in Japan The most recent two issues of the art-criticism journal FIELD draw extensively on Socially Engaged Art in Japan, a November 2015 conference supported by the Simpson Center and organized by Justin...
Leigh Mercer Creates Seminar on Hispanic Film and Organizing Film Festivals Leigh Mercer (Spanish & Portuguese Studies) has developed a new graduate seminar based on her work as a 2016 Mellon Summer Fellow for New Graduate Seminars in the Humanities. The fellowship, part...

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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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