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Simpson Center for the Humanities

Simpson Center News

Linda Nash (History) has received a $50,400 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for research into how Americans’ approach to postwar development was shaped by the nation’s abundant resources and its history of settler colonialism in...
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New website chronicles activists who made Seattle a national pioneer for gay rights.
David Shields
The bestselling author and UW Professor of English delivers a provocative argument for "evolution beyond narrative" in a Katz Distinguished Lecture, 7 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 15.
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Sasha Su-Ling Welland curates a series of creative projects pushing past the limits of traditional academic writing.
Tran and Duran Real talk at research symposium
Bringing philosophy to children and shaking up attitudes toward study-abroad trips, UW graduate students are broadening the notion of successful scholarship.
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Historian Phillip Thurtle draws on genetics, comics, film, and a vast array of cultural mythology to probe a question that haunts our collective past.
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In 2017, UW faculty will lead college and university teachers in a three-week exploration of nature and the city.
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The Simpson Center for the Humanities announces its funding awards for the upcoming year.
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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.
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Gabriella Page-Fort and Elizabeth DeNoma visit UW to describe Amazon’s foray into the long-neglected field of translation publishing.