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Given the challenges faculty face in the pandemic, the Simpson Center is pleased to pilot support in two categories in Summer 2021: First Book Fellowships and Faculty Summer Reading Groups. Congratulations to our award recipients and our warm thanks...
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Miriam Stein will discuss her book Berlin–Seoul–Berlin (2008), a literary memoir about a Korean-German adoptee’s first trip to her native South Korea since her birth there in the spring of 1977.
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James Tweedie (Professor, Cinema & Media Studies) has received a Guggenheim Fellowship for his work on a
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by Rebecca Taylor Apr. 12, 2021 Every transfer story is different.
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The Simpson Center for the Humanities announces our fellowship awards for 2021-2022 after receiving many strong proposals from University of Washington faculty and graduate students during our most recent fall funding round. We expect to make an...
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Art at the Borders' next guest, Patricia Alvarez Astacio (Brandeis University) will be offering two events open to the public. The first is a screening & discussion, and the second a visual Anthropology workshop. Read more below about these...
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"Global Literatures & Global Literacies: Teaching Texts, Old and New": a symposium to advance thinking about the current and future teaching of literature, as well as a new literature major, at UW.
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Funding Categories for Spring Application
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Given the challenges faculty face in the pandemic, the Simpson Center will pilot support in two categories: First Book Fellowships and