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Doug Blackmon
Pulitzer-winning author and journalist to speak at UGA

Douglas A. Blackmon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II,” will visit the University of Georgia for a talk on April 2 at 4 p.m....

James Murphy
Third annual Slingshot festival begins March 26

Spread over five city blocks and dozens of venues, Slingshot spotlights international, national, and local acts on stage, boundary pushing artworks throughout the urban environment, and tech talks with leading innovators. ...

Willson Center house
Dedication of the new location of the Willson Center

Through the generosity of Jane Willson, our Board of Friends and individual donors, and with support from the Office of the President and the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Willson Center has relocated to a historically renovated...

Ann Powers and Patterson Hood
Global Georgia Initiative 2014-2015

The Global Georgia Initiative brings world class thinkers to Georgia. It presents global problems in local context by addressing pressing contemporary questions, including the economy, society, and the environment, with a focus on how the arts and humanities can intervene....

Spotlight * Slingshot band
Photos from Spotlight • Slingshot now online

An estimated 2,000 people came out to College Square in downtown Athens for our signature event in UGA's 2014 Spotlight on the Arts festival, and they saw a marvelous concert by five enormously talented musical acts....

Global Georgia Initiative
Global Georgia Initiative 2014-2015

The Global Georgia Initiative brings world class thinkers to Georgia. It presents global problems in local context by addressing pressing contemporary questions, including the economy, society, and the environment, with a focus on how the arts and humanities can intervene....

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...

ACLS
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...

Seen Unseen Sapelo
Seen/Unseen: Sapelo

Nestled between the tourism juggernauts of Savannah and the Golden Isles, McIntosh County, Georgia is a remarkable yet under-investigated location in terms of its rich history. ...

Local Arts Business Summit
First Annual Local Arts and Culture Business Summit

The first annual Local Arts and Culture Business Summit will be April 17 at 11:30am in Tate Reception Hall. This public forum will allow local arts and culture business owners to share experiences, best practices, and advice for the...

Global Georgia Initiative
Guests for 2014 Global Georgia Initiative Speaker Series Announced

The Global Georgia Initiative was founded in 2013, and its inaugural speaker series featured distinguished guests from Athens and around the world. In its second year, Global Georgia will continue to showcase diverse artists, scholars and professionals from the local...