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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

  • Pendennis Castle
    AARC to hold international conference on archipelago June 28 at Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, England

    The Atlantic Archipelagos Research Consortium, which engages international colleagues in the study and research of archipelago as a creative, intellectual, and political concept, will hold its 2016 annual conference on June 28 at Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, England. Willson Center Director Nicholas...

  • CSI Dixie
    DigiLab and digital humanities faculty in the news

    Earlier this spring semester, crews from C-SPAN visited UGA to film classes taught by Stephen Berry and Scott Nesbit in the Willson Center Digital Humanities Lab for the cable news network’s American History TV series. The lecture by Berry, Gregory Professor of...

  • Magdalena Zurawski with Sonia Sanchez
    English and creative writing faculty gather accolades

    Congratulations to 2015-2016 Willson Center Faculty Fellow Magdalena Zurawski, who has won the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award for Companion Animal, her 2015 collection from Litmus Press. Zurawski (pictured with the poet Sonia Sanchez at the...

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