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Simpson Center News

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. homepage image of two women with text "Go fund a family"
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.
Alondra Nelson
The author of celebrated books on race, genetics, history, and medicine delivers a Katz Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, March 8.
Habell-Pallan interviews Girl in a Coma in front of camera
The new director of the Certificate in Public Scholarship draws on the cultural ferment among musicians, scholars, and communities.
Flags of four countries
An interdisciplinary group of faculty and graduate students examine the tangle of capitalism and race since the origins of European colonialism.