Collage of 30 faces

Willson Center 30th Anniversary

30 faces of the humanities and arts

Natalie Chanin with large group

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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Jim McKay with students in library

Public Humanities

Recognized as a national model program for fostering “humanities communities.”

Promoting Scholarly Inquiry & Creative Activity

Upcoming Events

all-day Exhibition – “Muse: Mickalene Th...
Exhibition – “Muse: Mickalene Th...
Oct 14 2017 – Jan 7 2018 all-day
Exhibition - "Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête" @ Georgia Museum of Art
This exhibition of more than 40 works by the acclaimed African American artist Mickalene Thomas also includes a selection of works by artists who inspired her: Derrick Adams, Renée Cox, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Lyle Ashton Harris, Deana Lawson, Zanele Muholi, Malick Sidibé, Xaviera Simmons, Hank...
3:30 pm Elizabeth Popp Berman – Lecture
Elizabeth Popp Berman – Lecture
Jan 19 @ 3:30 pm
Elizabeth Popp Berman - Lecture @ MLC Room 213
Elizabeth Popp Berman is an associate professor of sociology at the University at Albany, SUNY, working at the intersection of economic sociology, the sociology of knowledge, and science and technology studies. Most of her work focuses on recent U.S. history (1960s to 1980s) and emphasizes the...
5:30 pm Brian Losch – “Recording Live Or...
Brian Losch – “Recording Live Or...
Jan 22 @ 5:30 pm
Brian Losch - "Recording Live Orchestra for Broadcast: Multiple Concerts, Edits, and Live Mix Using Pyramix Digital Audio Workstation Software” @ Edge Recital Hall, Hugh Hodgson School of Music
Making recordings for Sony Masterworks, EMI, Deutsche Grammophon, Decca, and The Metropolitan Opera, Brian Losch has production credits which span multiple genres and include artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile, Stuart Duncan, Anne-Sophie Mutter, and the New York Philharmonic. As an engineer,...
3:31 pm Robert Hopkins – “TBA”
Robert Hopkins – “TBA”
Feb 2 @ 3:31 pm
Robert Hopkins - "TBA" @ Peabody Hall, 115
Robert Hopkins is a professor and chair of the department of philosophy at NYU. His research is mostly in the philosophy of mind and aesthetics. He has worked on pictorial representation and picture perception (the subject of a book, Picture, Image and Experience, 1998), on...
4:00 pm Global Georgia Initiative: Qiu X...
Global Georgia Initiative: Qiu X...
Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm
Global Georgia Initiative: Qiu Xiaolong - Reading and Conversation: "A Chinese Cop in the Global Age" - Betty Jean Craige Lecture in Comparative Literature @ Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Auditorium | Athens | Georgia | United States
Qiu Xiaolong was born in Shanghai, China. He published prize-winning poetry, translation and criticism in Chinese in the eighties, and became a member of the Chinese Writers’ Association. In 1988, he came to the United States as a Ford Foundation Fellow, started writing in English,...
5:00 pm Shu-mei Shih – “Comparison as Re...
Shu-mei Shih – “Comparison as Re...
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm
Shu-mei Shih - “Comparison as Relation: From World History to World Literature.”
Shu-mei Shih is a professor of comparative literature, Asian languages and cultures, and Asian American studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Among other works, her book, Visuality and Identity: Sinophone Articulations Across the Pacific (2007), has been attributed as having inaugurated a new...
7:00 pm Religion and Common Good Seminar...
Religion and Common Good Seminar...
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm
Religion and Common Good Seminar - "Demonized No More: Spiritual Journeys and Spaces of Black Gay and Bisexual Men in College" @ TBD
This talk will be led by Darris Means, associate professor, College of Education. The Religion and the Common Good Seminar is an interdisciplinary initiative that builds on existing networks between faculty, students, community members, and other professionals with research, teaching, and service interests in religion’s contribution...


Internal Deadlines
External Funding Opportunities

Jan 10 | ACLS: Digital Extension Grants

Jan 15 | Smithsonian Libraries Fellowships: Baird Society Resident Scholar Program

Jan 15 | Smithsonian Libraries Fellowships: Dibner Library Resident Scholar Program

Jan 15 | a2ru Emerging Creatives Student Summit

Jan 16 | NEH: Digital Advancement Grants

Jan 19 | Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities William S. Vaughn Visiting Fellowship

Jan 24 | NEA: Big Read

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