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About The Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities (SIAH) The Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities (SIAH) was created by the Undergraduate Research Program (URP) in collaboration with the Simpson Center for the Humanities in 2002 to provide...Read More >
The Simpson Center for the Humanities announces our Fellowship and Collaborative Project awards for 2023-2024 after receiving many strong proposals from University of Washington faculty and graduate students during our most recent spring funding round. Generally speaking, the Simpson Center...Read More >
Summary This year, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awarded two Fellowships, a Research and Development Grant, and a Digital Humanities Advancement Grant. Please join us in congratulating this year's recipients. Fellowships Jennifer Bean (Cinema & Media Studies), 2018-2019...Read More >
The Interdisciplinary Minor in Data Science at the University of Washington is organizing a “Humanities Data Science Summer Institute," which will pair undergraduate and graduate students with UW faculty or staff who are engaged in humanities data science research during...Read More >
The Imagining Trans Futures Crossdisciplinary Research Cluster was first convened by Ching-In Chen (Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell) and Neil Simpkins (Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell). Despite the crisis and constraints produced by COVID-19, or perhaps as careful...Read More >
Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences Dianne Harris interviews Cathy Davidson, prior Katz Distinguished Lecturer and author of The New Education, in a keynote conversation on Monday, November 14th at 1:30 pm in the Husky Union Building South...Read More >
Ying-Hsiu Chou (Asian Languages & Literature) has won Second Prize for the Best Video Essay at the 2022 Adelio Ferrero Film and Critics Festival, held in Alessandria, Italy. Her videographic essay, "Deconstructing the Construction: The Female Images in Chinese Detective...Read More >
The Simpson Center is excited to announce the launch of Going Public, a podcast dedicated to exploring public scholarship and publicly-engaged teaching in the humanities. Since 2015, two successive Andrew W. Mellon-funded grant initiatives under the name "Reimagining the Humanities...Read More >
The Maple Cutter, an Unthinkable Films project led by filmmakers Lynn M. Thomas (History), Danny Hoffman (JSIS and CHID), and Michael Sanderson, has been accepted into three Washington State film festivals!Read More >
About the Call for Participants Imagining Trans Futures is continuing its writing group this year! This writing group is for University of Washington trans-identified alumni, faculty, staff, and grad students across the three campuses. Starting in November, the group will...Read More >
With the objective of making translation studies a more visible fixture of the UW undergraduate curriculum, the Translation Studies Hub is thrilled to announce a grant for the development of short (2-4 instructional hours) translation-focused modules for existing courses, which...Read More >
On August 5th and 6th, Purnima Dhavan (History) and Heidi Pauwels (Asian Languages and Literature) organized for the South Asia Center an advanced workshop in the scholarship of Classical Hindi and its associated vernaculars, captured in the term “Hindavī.” This...Read More >