Reimagining the PhD Scholars Archive
In July 2015, the Simpson Center launched Reimagining the Humanities PhD and Reaching New Publics with the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The conviction animating this initiative was that doctoral education, especially at a public university, must be guided by a capacious vision of its fundamental purpose: to contribute to the public good. From 2015-2021, the program prepared UW doctoral students in the humanities for this task by meaningfully connecting them to the diverse, access-oriented institutions of higher education in the Seattle District community colleges, and by supporting the development of both doctoral students’ public projects and publicly engaged graduate seminars taught by UW faculty in the humanities. Find out more about our programming below.
2021 - 2022 Reimagining the PhD Scholars
2020 - 2021 Reimagining the PhD Scholars
2019 - 2020 Reimagining the PhD Scholars
2018 - 2019 Reimagining the PhD Scholars
2017 - 2018 Reimagining the PhD Scholars
2016 - 2017 Reimagining the PhD Scholars
2015 - 2016 Reimagining the PhD Scholars
2019 - 2020 Reimagining the Humanities PhD Scholar
Candice Rai (she/her/hers)
Rhetoric and Urban Justice
This course is conceived as a community-engaged and action-oriented public rhetoric, research, and writing seminar focused on issues of urban equity and justice. The course engages the City of Seattle’s Race & Social Justice and Equity & Environment Initiatives through partnerships with local organizations who work within these initiatives on various interrelated issues, such as housing and affordability, urban environmental justice, education, and food security and transportation in Seattle.