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The program, supported by a $750,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, builds on years of work at the Simpson Center to reform doctoral education. It offers three components that take graduate student professional development as a shared priority...
Suhanthie Motha (English) has won the 2015 Critics' Choice Book Award from the American Educational Studies Association. Suhanthie’s book, Race, Empire, and English Language Teaching: Creating Responsible and Ethical Anti-Racist Practice (Teachers College Press, 2014), shows how language is used...
Through digital maps, charts, and other visualizations, James Gregory's online project creates a political geography of American radicalism.
María Elena García wants us to expand our sense of what lives matter. She co-leads The Postcolonial Animal , a research cluster putting postcolonial theory in conversation with the growing field of animal studies. Supported by the Simpson Center for...
In the belly of Amazon.com’s digital publishing empire, there is a cryptic requirement for authors using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), a self-publishing service. Authors may publish almost anything they want, as long as they follow this rule: “We do not...
What are we celebrating these days at the Simpson Center? We’re so glad you asked … Annie Fee (Doctoral Candidate, Comparative Literature) received a three-year postdoctoral fellowship from the British Academy. She will study at University College London, building on...
With Affect & Audience in the Digital Age, a research project at the Simpson Center for the Humanities, Sarah Dowling and Amaranth Borsuk are exploring how the the possibilities of poetry are changing in the digital age.
Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History is a rich digital archive that has transformed the way we think about what constitutes research at the Simpson Center
Why is it so difficult to have civil discussion in public about the Israel-Palestine conflict? A group of University of Washington faculty and students is studying this question as a research cluster sponsored this year by the Simpson Center for...
The threat of “cultural amnesia” drove Balsamo to help to build a digital version of the quilt.
The Teaching with Technology interest group brings together teaching assistants to explore how new technologies are changing the craft of teaching. Funded by the Simpson Center for the Humanities, the group draws graduate teaching assistants from varying experience levels and...
The Simpson Center announces a new four-year program—Reimagining the Humanities PhD—starting in July 2015, thanks to a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. At this time of accelerating change in higher education, Reimagining the Humanities PhD addresses the...