Simpson Center News

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.
Barclay Simpson
The Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities invites nominations of University of Washington faculty members for the Barclay Simpson Prize for Scholarship in Public.
Footsteps on snowy campus footpath
The Simpson Center Executive Board has made its first round of funding awards for 2017-18 after receiving many strong proposals from UW faculty, graduate students, and staff. Congratulations to our recipients!
Marian Lyles in classroom
Rachel Arteaga has written an article for Inside Higher Ed about new partnerships between two-year colleges and doctoral programs in the humanities.
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...
Composite of images of demonstrators, activists, and others.
New website chronicles activists who made Seattle a national pioneer for gay rights.