Simpson Center News

Children playing in Red Square walkway
The Simpson Center for the Humanities announces its funding awards for the upcoming year.
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Google isn’t making us stupid, it’s opening a gold mine for scholars with the right tools, Daniel Shore argues.
Michelle Habell-Pallán
The award recognizes community-building projects like Women Who Rock and American Sabor that create new forms of scholarship.
Doctoral student Jessica Bachman (History) has created a new exhibit based on her work as a Mellon Summer Fellow for Public Projects in the Humanities.
Two participants in last year’s Summer Institute in Global Indigeneities (SIGI) have landed prestigious fellowships that they credit, in part, to the inaugural institute at the UW.
Iruka Okeke speaks at lectern
A uniquely collaborative research team unpacks a widely used but rarely scrutinized term in global health.
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The rise of crowdfunding on sites like GoFundMe reflects—and potentially worsens—inequities already at play in US health care, according to new research.
Senator Patty Murray with visitors in Senate corridor
The Simpson Center’s Andy Nestingen and Jon Hiskes spoke with Washington state’s Congressional offices about the life-changing power of humanities and language funding.
Lorraine Daston
Celebrated historian of science Lorraine Daston delivers a Katz Distinguished Lecture at 7 pm, Wednesday, April 19 in Kane Hall 210.
Essay Press has published a new chapbook based on a January 2016 symposium on translational poetics organized by Affect & Audience in the Digital Age.

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