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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

Mar
2
Thu
4:00 pm Nick Ellis – “Language as a Comp... @ Miller Learning Center, room 213
Nick Ellis – “Language as a Comp... @ Miller Learning Center, room 213
Mar 2 @ 4:00 pm
Nick Ellis - "Language as a Complex Adaptive System" @ Miller Learning Center, room 213 | Athens | Georgia | United States
Nick Ellis is a professor of psychology and linguistics as well as a research scientist in the English Language Institute of the University of Michigan. His lecture is part of the Complex Systems Research Seminar. The seminar is affiliated with the Complex...
7:00 pm Global Georgia Initiative: Scree... @ Ciné
Global Georgia Initiative: Scree... @ Ciné
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm
Global Georgia Initiative: Screening of "500 Years" with director Pamela Yates and producer Paco de Onis @ Ciné | Athens | Georgia | United States
The Sundance-selected 2017 documentary 500 Years continues the story of the Guatemalan indigenous Mayan peoples’ human rights struggle that began in director Pamela Yates’s earlier films When the Mountains Tremble (1983) and Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (2011). Yates and Paco de...
Mar
13
Mon
7:00 pm Dr. David Gushee – “Mobilizing t... @ UGA Chapel
Dr. David Gushee – “Mobilizing t... @ UGA Chapel
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm
Dr. David Gushee - "Mobilizing the Constructive Moral Power of Faith" @ UGA Chapel | Statesboro | Georgia | United States
Dr. David P. Gushee is the Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and founder and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University in Atlanta Georgia. This lecture will delve into how religions may cooperate to...
Mar
15
Wed
6:30 pm Delta Visiting Chair Colm Tóibín... @ Ciné
Delta Visiting Chair Colm Tóibín... @ Ciné
Mar 15 @ 6:30 pm
Delta Visiting Chair Colm Tóibín - Screening: "Brooklyn" with audience Q&A @ Ciné | Athens | Georgia | United States
The Willson Center will welcome the internationally acclaimed Irish writer Colm Tóibín to the University of Georgia as the second annual Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding March 15-17, 2017. The first public event of Tóibín’s visit will be a...
Mar
16
Thu
3:30 pm Delta Visiting Chair Colm Tóibín... @ UGA Chapel
Delta Visiting Chair Colm Tóibín... @ UGA Chapel
Mar 16 @ 3:30 pm
Delta Visiting Chair Colm Tóibín - Reading and lecture: "Staying Home, Leaving Home: Ireland and America” @ UGA Chapel | Athens | Georgia | United States
The Willson Center will welcome the internationally acclaimed Irish writer Colm Tóibín to the University of Georgia as the second annual Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding March 15-17, 2017. On March 16, Tóibín will give a reading and talk in...
Mar
17
Fri
7:00 pm Delta Visiting Chair Colm Tóibín... @ Seney-Stovall Chapel
Delta Visiting Chair Colm Tóibín... @ Seney-Stovall Chapel
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm
Delta Visiting Chair Colm Tóibín - Public conversation with Fintan O'Toole and performance by Iarla Ó Lionáird @ Seney-Stovall Chapel | Athens | Georgia | United States
The Willson Center will welcome the internationally acclaimed Irish writer Colm Tóibín to the University of Georgia as the second annual Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding March 15-17, 2017. On March 17, Tóibín will take part in a public conversation in...
Mar
20
Mon
3:30 pm John Kerrigan – “Shakespeare Afoot” @ Miller Learning Center, room 250
John Kerrigan – “Shakespeare Afoot” @ Miller Learning Center, room 250
Mar 20 @ 3:30 pm
John Kerrigan - "Shakespeare Afoot" @ Miller Learning Center, room 250 | Athens | Georgia | United States
John Kerrigan is a professor on the Faculty of English at St. John’s College, University of Cambridge. He has lectured extensively in Europe, North and South America, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, and his publications on Shakespeare, early modern literature,...

Deadlines

INTERNAL DEADLINES

Feb 28 | President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program (letter of intent deadline, submission deadline: March 17)

April 4 | Global Research Collaboration Grant Program funded by the Office of Research and the Office of International Education

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Mar 1 | Northeastern University: NEH Summer Institute, “Space, Place, and the Humanities”

Mar 14 | NEH: Institutes for Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities

Mar 22 | ACLS: Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Competition for Recent PhDs

Mar 23 | ACLS: Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs Grants for Universities

Mar 30 | Georgia Humanities Grants

Apr 12 | NEH: Fellowships

Apr 12 | NEH: NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication

Jun 1 | NEH: Common Heritage

Jun 6 | NEH: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

Jun 7 | NEH: Digital Projects for the Public

Jul 20 | NEH: Humanities Collection and Reference Resources

More | NEA | NEH | ACLS | Pivot Funding Search