Scholars at Work

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This spring the Simpson Center says good-bye to four graduating UW students. One student assistant, Ellie Stillwell, wrote the following reflection on her time at the Simpson Center.Read More >
Project management for digital scholarship. Environmental humanities. Islam and forgiveness. Ancient and modern democracy. Popular music studies and digital archive development. These are just a few of the subjects explored in recent short courses offered through the Simpson Center, which...Read More >
The Simpson Center congratulates UW faculty in the humanities who have recently been named the recipients of notable prizes, fellowships, and awards.Read More >
On behalf of the Simpson Center, Amanda Swain recently had the opportunity to talk with Sara Jo Breslow about how she has continued to practice public scholarship since completing her degree in Environmental Anthropology at UW.Read More >
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities for UW undergraduates. An annual summer program, the Institute provides twenty competitively-selected students an opportunity to engage in primary interdisciplinary research under the guidance of...Read More >
Ron Krabill (Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell) will represent the Simpson Center and the UW at Humanities Advocacy Day in Washington, DC, on March 11, 2014.Read More >
Michael Honey, the Fred T. and Dorothy G. Haley Endowed Professor of the Humanities at UW Tacoma, was recently interviewed by NPR/KPLU 88.5 FM on his latest publication, Sharecropper’s Troubadour (2013). The book is an oral history of John Handcox...Read More >
Theresa Ronquillo is an Instructional Consultant at the University of Washington’s Center for Teaching & Learning. On behalf of the Simpson Center, Amanda Swain recently talked with Ronquillo about her work with interactive theater and how she has continued to...Read More >
This year, English graduate students Rachel Arteaga and A.J. Burgin have organized Teaching with Technology, a Graduate Interest Group (GIG) at the Simpson Center, so that graduate instructors can share ideas with one another. The group provides a platform for...Read More >
Maurice Dolberry is the first UW student to complete the graduate Certificate in Public Scholarship (CPS) through the Simpson Center. Dolberry, who entered the program in Fall 2011, completed his Certificate in Spring 2013 with the guidance of his CPS...Read More >