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Rusted pipes and overgrown plants
In 2017, UW faculty will lead college and university teachers in a three-week exploration of nature and the city.
Various images of academic activities
The Simpson Center for the Humanities announces its funding awards for the upcoming year.
Students talk in classroom with graduate student
These UW graduate students build connections between the UW and two-year colleges in the Seattle area, helping scholars and teachers understand the increasingly vital role of two-year colleges in higher education.
Hand holds book open upside-down
Gabriella Page-Fort and Elizabeth DeNoma visit UW to describe Amazon’s foray into the long-neglected field of translation publishing.
Angela Durán Real (Spanish & Portuguese) has conducted an innovative survey on attitudes toward study-abroad programs at South Seattle College.
Books on shelves
The conference Teaching World Literature will bring noted leaders in the field of world literature to the University of Washington on October 21-22, 2016.
Artwork of eye and Venus de Medici
Philosopher Alison Wylie’s thought-provoking Katz Distinguished Lecture on May 19 will serve as the opening keynote to the conference Feminism & Classics.
Stephanie Coontz talks to students
The Evergreen State College historian and veteran media commentator urges academics to find their voice in the public square.
Mosaic of people holding guns and closeups of guns
Tad Hirsch stitches together 80,000 assault-rifle selfies to examine America’s gun divide.
Erin Langner and Alison Fiorenza
The Simpson Center is delighted to announce two new staff members: Erin Langner, Program and Events Manager, and Alison Fiorenza, Administrative Coordinator.