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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

Upcoming Events

Aug
29
Tue
6:00 pm Screening and Discussion – “Trac... @ Ciné
Screening and Discussion – “Trac... @ Ciné
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm
Screening and Discussion - “Traces On Water” with Maria Ines Mato @ Ciné | Athens | Georgia | United States
María Inés Mato is an open water swimmer and a teacher of semiotics at the University of Buenos Aires. Her achievements include swimming across the English Channel, around the island of Manhattan, the Beagle Channel in Tierra del Fuego, the Fehmarn Belt in the Baltic Sea,...
Aug
31
Thu
6:00 pm Elizabeth Williams – “Lift Your ... @ Ciné
Elizabeth Williams – “Lift Your ... @ Ciné
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm
Elizabeth Williams - "Lift Your Spirits" @ Ciné | Athens | Georgia | United States
Author Elizabeth Williams will give a talk on New Orleans cocktail culture with a reception in the CinéLab. New Orleans drink specials will be available for sale in the BarCafé. Elizabeth Williams is a founder of the Southern Food & Beverage Museum and President of...
Sep
6
Wed
6:00 pm Willson Center 30th Anniversary ... @ Willson Center
Willson Center 30th Anniversary ... @ Willson Center
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm
Willson Center 30th Anniversary Reception @ Willson Center
Please join us for a reception at the Willson Center to celebrate our 30th anniversary of supporting and promoting the humanities and arts at the University of Georgia and beyond. The reception is open to all; beverages and light hors d’oeuvres will be provided. The...
Sep
7
Thu
10:00 am Willson Center 30th Anniversary ... @ Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Auditorium
Willson Center 30th Anniversary ... @ Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Auditorium
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am
Willson Center 30th Anniversary Panel Discussion - The Humanities and Arts Today @ Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Auditorium | Athens | Georgia | United States
In celebration of our 30th anniversary, the Willson Center will host a discussion on The Humanities and Arts Today featuring panelists from prominent national and regional humanities and arts organizations. The discussion, moderated by Willson Center Director Nicholas Allen, Franklin Professor of English, will include...
Oct
13
Fri
4:00 pm Zanele Muholi and Amelie Klein –... @ Lamar Dodd School of Art, room S151
Zanele Muholi and Amelie Klein –... @ Lamar Dodd School of Art, room S151
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm
Zanele Muholi and Amelie Klein - A Conversation on “Making Africa” @ Lamar Dodd School of Art, room S151 | Athens | Georgia | United States
The Willson Center will partner with the High Museum in Atlanta to host a conversation with photographer Zanele Muholi and curator Amelie Klein of the Vitra Design Museum in Germany. The event is in conjunction with Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design, an exhibit curated by...

Deadlines

Internal Deadlines

Aug 10 | NEH Summer Stipends (internal, limited submission)

Aug 31 | Distinguished Artist or Lecturer

Aug 31 | Graduate Research Award

External Funding Opportunities

Aug 9 | NEH: Public Humanities Projects

Sep 15 | Princeton University Postdoctoral Fellowship

Sep 15 | NEH-NSF: Documenting Endangered Languages

Sep 15 | Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program

Sep 19 | Princeton Arts Fellowship

Sep 19 | Hodder Fellowship

Sep 19 | Guggenheim Fellowships

Sep 27 | ACLS: Fellowship

Sep 27 | ACLS: Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars

Sep 27 | ACLS: Collaborative Research Fellowships

Oct 2 (and Dec 1)| APS: Franklin Research Grants

Oct 18| National Humanities Center Fellowships

Oct 30 | Map Fund (for original live performance projects)

Nov 7 | SSRC: International Dissertation Research Fellowship

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