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The Willson Center

Promoting research and creativity in the humanities and arts.

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Public Programs

The Global Georgia Initiative brings the world to Georgia and Georgia to the world.

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Digital Humanities Lab

The DIGI initiative supports collaborative research at UGA and beyond.

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Public Humanities

Recognized as a national model program for fostering “humanities communities.”

Promoting Scholarly Inquiry & Creative Activity

  • Sujata Iyengar
    English Professor Sujata Iyengar receives Partner University Fund grant

    Sujata Iyengar, professor of English at UGA, and Professor Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin of the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 (UPVM) have earned a grant from the French American Cultural Exchange (FACE) Foundation through the Partner University Fund (administered through the French Embassy) to...

  • Mark Abbe
    UGA announces membership in a2ru

    The University of Georgia has joined the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, known as a2ru, a consortium of almost three dozen research-intensive universities committed to advancing interdisciplinary, arts-oriented research. The Willson Center has initiated a new faculty research...

  • William Kretzschmar
    NSF grant will help further research supported by Kretzschmar’s DIGI cluster

    A digital humanities project to identify variations in Southern speech over time and space will be aided by a grant from the National Science Foundation. William A. Kretzschmar, Harry and Jane Willson Professor in the Humanities (department of English) and the...

Upcoming Events




Dec 1 | Tanner Humanities Center Visiting Research Fellowship

Dec 1 | Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Residential Fellowships

Jan 15 | Smithsonian Libraries Fellowships

Jan 18 | Vanderbilt University William S. Vaughn Visiting Fellowship

Jan 25 | ACLS: Digital Extension Grants

Jan (TBD) | NEA Big Read (guidelines available October 2016)

Feb 1 | NEH: Public Scholar Program

Feb 10 | Annie Clark Tanner Teaching Fellowship (Environmental Humanities)

Mar 14 | NEH: Institutes for Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities

Apr 26 | NEH: Fellowships

Apr 26 | NEH: NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication

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