Global Georgia Initiative Spring 2020 public event series

Global Georgia Initiative

Spring 2020 public event series

Collage of 30 faces

Willson Center 30th Anniversary

30 faces of the humanities and arts

Indian Nation map

Digital Humanities

The DIGI initiative supports collaborative research at UGA and beyond.

University of Georgia Digital Humanities logo
Jim McKay with students in library

Public Humanities

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

Promoting Scholarly Inquiry & Creative Activity

  • Rachel Gabara, associate professor of Romance languages in UGA’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a research fellowship by the National Endowment for the Humanities for her book project, “Reclaiming Realism: From Documentary Film in Africa to African Documentary Film.” Prof. Gabara......

  • Faculty who are interested in being nominated for the Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship or Seed Grant may submit proposals to the Willson Center by March 26. Faculty are encouraged to review previously funded fellowships and seed grants on the Whiting website and to submit drafts to the......

  • In partnership with Georgia Humanities, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts will host the second Georgia Humanities Symposium, a national conversation on the public humanities, in the Columbus Museum in Columbus, Ga. on Friday, February 7, 2020. The program is supported by a grant from......


Internal Deadlines

Jan 17 | Provost’s Office: Study in a Second Discipline Fellows Program

Jan 21 | WC Graduate Research Award (for current academic year)

Feb 15 | OGE: UGA Foundation Incentive Scholarship for Central America, South America, and Africa (details, application)

Feb 17 | WC Faculty Research Grant (for 20-21)

Feb 17 | WC Distinguished Artist Lecturer (for 20-21)

Feb 17 | WC Research Seminar Program (for 20-21)

External Opportunities

Jan 20 | a2ru: application for the 2020 Emerging Creatives Student Summit (Feb. 20-23, 2020) – Cincinnati, OH (undergraduate and graduate students); Student Travel Grants also available

Jan 24 | Johns Hopkins University’s first annual Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium, April 3-4, 2020 (abstract deadline)

Feb | Creative Capital Award (preview, opens February)

Feb 5 | NEH: Public Scholar Program

Feb 10 | Annie Clark Tanner Teaching Fellowship (Environmental Humanities)

Feb 28 | a2ru: Ground Works (peer reviewed journal – Interdisciplinary arts projects)

Apr 8 | NEH: Fellowships

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