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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

  • 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...

  • Diane Batts Morrow
    Diane Batts Morrow on the Oblate Sisters of Providence

    Diane Batts Morrow, associate professor of history and a 2014-2015 Willson Center Faculty Fellow, was interviewed in Global Sisters Report about her research on the first congregation of black Catholic sisters, founded in 1828. Morrow is currently at work on her...

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