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Simpson Center for the Humanities

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  • In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and the fight against systemic racism, anti-Blackness, and police brutality, the Simpson Center for the Humanities has compiled a list of... Read more
  • In keeping with our mission of connecting people across the College of Arts & Sciences and beyond, we've gathered together resources from across and beyond the UW, from emergency funds... Read more
  • Illustration by Olaf Hajek for The New York Times, 2012 In this time of upheaval and vulnerability, the Simpson Center is committed to fulfilling its mission of fostering crossdisciplinary exchange and building intellectual communities across... Read more
Crisis Pedagogy: Between COVID-19 and Police Violence By Kaelie Giffel and Caitlin Postal In the midst of a global pandemic, it can be tempting to forget that the oft-hailed return to “normal,” as Francis Eanes and Eleni Schirmer argue in their recent...
Community College Job Materials Webinar This webinar—originally held on May 22, 2020—is geared towards doctoral students who are interested in applying for jobs at community colleges or other teaching-intensive institutions. Washington...
On Democratizing Education: What Community College Instructors Might Know Better By Sofia Huerter  In applying to the Mellon fellowship, which places teams of doctoral students in the humanities in mentoring relationships with community college faculty, the central question on my...

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