Welcome from the Director

nicholas allenI am delighted to welcome you to the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. The University of Georgia has a two hundred year and more tradition in humanities and arts thinking and practice. The mission of the Willson Center is to promote research and creativity in the humanities and arts. It supports faculty through research grants, lectures, symposia, publications, visiting scholars, visiting artists, collaborative instruction, public conferences, exhibitions, and performances.

I invite you to engage with us through our people and programs, which include a vibrant mix of talks, installations and performances from our faculty and from leading intellectuals around the world. We welcome collaboration and invite you to help us put humanities and arts research at the University of Georgia in a global spotlight.

Yours truly,

Nicholas Allen
Franklin Professor of English
Director of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts