12/23/2015 Seven IAS faculty members received grants from the UW Simpson Center for the Humanities. Sarah Dowling will join the Society of Scholars in 2016-17 to complete her current book project, "Remote Intimacies." Ron Krabill will host visiting scholar Sara Ahmed as a Katz Distinguished Lecturer. Minda Martin and Ben Gardner will be 2016 Digital Humanities Summer Fellows, completing projects on the "Seattle Freeway Revolt" and "Selling the Serengeti" respectively. Amaranth Borsuk, micha cárdenas, Sarah Dowling, and Gregory Laynor will run a conference on "Affect and Audience in a Digital Age: Activist Poetics."