Spotlight on the Arts 2014

2014 Spotlight on the Arts

The University of Georgia spotlights its arts programs and venues during an annual nine-day festival that includes concerts, theater and dance performances, art exhibitions, poetry readings, film festivals, discussions on the arts and creativity, and more. The 2014 Spotlight on the Arts festival … More ›


ACLS opens 2014-2015 fellowship competitions

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has announced that its 2014-15 fellowship competitions are now open. ACLS offers fellowship programs that promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research and support scholars at the advanced graduate student level through all … More ›

2014 Fellows

Willson Center Names 2014-2015 Faculty Fellows

We are proud to announce the fifteen outstanding members of the UGA faculty who have been awarded Willson Center Research Fellowships for the next academic year. We also extend our thanks to Alan Dorsey, dean of the UGA Franklin College of Arts … More ›

Jean Kidula and Susan Thomas

Athens Music Project Aims to Generate and Collect Research on Diverse Local "Scenes"

We continue our series of profiles on the Willson Center’s Faculty Research Clusters with this month’s spotlight on the Athens Music Project, co-directed by Jean Kidula and Susan Thomas.

Thomas, associate professor of music and women’s studies, and Kidula, associate professor of music and African studies, are ethnomusicologists in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music who formed the research cluster to create a platform for research, creative development, and shared expertise in, about, and for Athens’ diverse musical communities.

Seen Unseen Sapelo

Seen/Unseen: Sapelo

The Georgia Virtual History Project and the UGA Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, working closely with community partners on Sapelo Island, at Harris Neck, and in Darien, aim to build that history into something that not only reveals the depth of what is local, but also makes clear how the local there is truly the story of Georgia.

Josie Dixon

Humanities and Arts Lecture and Workshop on Research Publication

The Willson Center and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will sponsor a lecture on research publication at 10:30 a.m.  Wednesday, April 2 in room Q (second floor) of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Josie Dixon, publishing and research training … More ›