portrait of Rebecca Rutstein with paintings

Delta Chair for
Global Understanding

Renowned visual artist Rebecca Rutstein will visit November 1-3, 2018 and in March 2019.

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.

Indian Nation map

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

  • Christy Desmet, a beloved and highly accomplished member of the UGA department of English faculty for more than three decades, passed away on July 25. The following tribute was written by her dear friend, longtime collaborator, and fellow professor of English, Sujata Iyengar....

  • The Willson Center will welcome Rebecca Rutstein, an artist whose work spans painting, sculpture, installation, and public art and explores abstraction inspired by science, data and maps, to the University of Georgia as the third Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding....

  • The annual national conference of the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) will be held on the UGA campus and in other Athens, Ga. venues Nov. 1-3, with the theme of Arts Environments: Design, Resilience, and Sustainability. The full schedule and registration information are available at the a2ru website....

Upcoming Events

5:30 pm Asen Kirin – Lecture on “One Hea...
Asen Kirin – Lecture on “One Hea...
Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm
Asen Kirin - Lecture on "One Heart, One Way" Exhibition @ Georgia Museum of Art | Athens | Georgia | United States
Parker Curator of Russian Art Asen Kirin will give a lecture in conjunction with the exhibition “One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection.” The works included in this show date from 1660 to 1917 and were passed from one generation to...
4:00 pm DIGI Colloquium – “Asking New Qu...
DIGI Colloquium – “Asking New Qu...
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm
DIGI Colloquium - "Asking New Questions" @ DigiLab, 3rd Floor Main Library
DIGI’s first cohort of six undergraduate summer scholars from four different disciplines will showcase their work and talk about the process of moving from idea to prototype in just six weeks.
6:00 pm Geoff Knorr – “Tradition Meets I...
Geoff Knorr – “Tradition Meets I...
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm
Geoff Knorr - "Tradition Meets Implementation: Exploring the Music of the World in Civilization VI" @ Edge Hall, Hugh Hodgson School of Music
Geoff Knorr is an award-winning composer of music for media and the concert hall. He has worked as a composer, orchestrator, sound designer, and mixing engineer on many video game titles, including Civilization VI: Rise and Fall, Civilization VI, Civilization: Beyond Earth – Rising Tide,...
all-day Symposium – “’One Heart, One Way...
Symposium – “’One Heart, One Way...
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
Symposium - “'One Heart, One Way': The Journey of a Princely Art Collection" @ Georgia Museum of Art | Athens | Georgia | United States
The international symposium will accompany the exhibition of the same name at the Georgia Museum of Art. The works included in this show date from 1660 to 1917 and were passed from one generation to the next in the same Russian aristocratic family the Princes...
4:13 pm Suzanne Matson – Reading: “Ultra...
Suzanne Matson – Reading: “Ultra...
Sep 29 @ 4:13 pm – 6:00 pm
Suzanne Matson - Reading: "Ultraviolet" @ Fire Hall No. 2 | Athens | Georgia | United States
Suzanne Matson was born in Portland, Oregon, and studied at Portland State University and the University of Washington. Her latest novel, Ultraviolet, will be published in September, 2018 by Catapult. Her reading is presented in partnership with the Creative Writing Program and Avid Bookshop. Matson’s...
3:30 pm Lewis Gordon – “Kinds of Invisib...
Lewis Gordon – “Kinds of Invisib...
Oct 12 @ 3:30 pm
Lewis Gordon - “Kinds of Invisibility in Euromodernity" @ Peabody Hall, Rm 115
Lewis Gordon will deliver his lecture entitled “Kinds of Invisibility in Euromodernity” on October 12th at 3:30pm in 115 Peabody Hall.  This talk offers a reading of “modern” that challenges the tendency to equate it with “European.”  This tendency leads to several kinds of invisibility,...


Internal Deadlines

August 9 | NEH Summer Stipend for 2019 (limited submission)

Aug 30 | WC Distinguished Artist or Lecturer (opens July 19)

Aug 30 | WC Graduate Research Award (opens July 19)

External Opportunities

Aug 15 | NEH: Public Humanities Projects

Aug 22 | Princeton Society of Fellows postdoctoral fellowships

Sep 18 | NEH-NSF: Documenting Endangered Languages

Sep 18 | Princeton Arts Fellowship

Sep 18 | Princeton: Hodder Fellowship

Sep 26 | ACLS Fellowships

Sep 26 | ACLS: Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars

Sep 26 | ACLS: Collaborative Research Fellowships

Oct 5 | American Academy in Berlin: Fellowships (Berlin Prize)

Oct 9 |NEA: Research Art Works

Oct 15 | Center for the Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Senior Fellows

Oct 15 | LUCE Foundation: Advancing Public Scholarship on Religion and Theology

Oct 17| National Humanities Center Fellowships

Oct 24 | Mellon/ACLS Scholars & Society Fellowships

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