portrait of Rebecca Rutstein with paintings

Delta Visiting 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.

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Digital Humanities

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 Photo Exhibition – “Au cœur de m...
Photo Exhibition – “Au cœur de m...
Oct 19 – Nov 16 all-day
Photo Exhibition - "Au cœur de mai 68" @ Jackson Street Building | Athens | Georgia | United States
Au cœur de Mai 68 commemorates the 50th anniversary of France’s iconic May 1968 protests through a series of 43 previously unseen photos by French photographer Philippe Gras, discovered after his death in 2007. May 1968 still plays an important role in France’s collective memory...
all-day Michael Kress – Short-Term Visit...
Michael Kress – Short-Term Visit...
Oct 22 – Nov 2 all-day
Michael Kress - Short-Term Visiting Fellowship @ Lamar Dodd School of Art, various locations
Michael Kress is a conceptual and participation artist living and working in Hamburg, Germany. The focus of his work is to explore semiotics and language as normative moments in the construction of media-identities. Since 2004 Kress has been examining these “identities” as spatial imaginaries evidenced...
6:00 pm Joseph O’Neill – Reading
Joseph O’Neill – Reading
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm
Joseph O'Neill - Reading @ Fire Hall No. 2 | Athens | Georgia | United States
Joseph O’Neill is the author of the novels The Dog, Netherland (which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award), The Breezes, and This Is the Life. He has also written a family history, Blood-Dark Track, as well as many pieces of literary and cultural criticism for...
all-day “Frankenread” and “Bride of Fran...
“Frankenread” and “Bride of Fran...
Oct 31 all-day
"Frankenread" and "Bride of Frankenstein" Screening @ UGA Main Library and Ciné
UGA will take part in Frankenreads: an international celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein organized by the Keats-Shelley Association of America and the NEH. The Colloquium in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Literary is sponsoring a nearly complete reading of the novel in collaboration with the Main...
3:30 pm Elizabeth Corr – “The case for c...
Elizabeth Corr – “The case for c...
Oct 31 @ 3:30 pm
Elizabeth Corr - "The case for collaboration: How NRDC works with Artists to bolster Environmental Advocacy" @ Lamar Dodd School of Art, room S160
Elizabeth Corr works with artists, architects, and designers to heighten public awareness of and interest in the environmental issues that face today’s communities. She is the Director of Art Partnerships at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), an international environmental nonprofit organization with over three...
all-day a2ru 2018 National Conference
a2ru 2018 National Conference
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day
a2ru 2018 National Conference @ University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education, various locations | Athens | Georgia | United States
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. Registration for the conference is closed, but the conference’s...
12:00 pm a2ru Plenary Session – “The Art ...
a2ru Plenary Session – “The Art ...
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
a2ru Plenary Session - "The Art of Resilience: What’s at Stake for Integrating the Arts and Sciences to Achieve Sustainability and Resilience in the Anthropocene" @ University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Mahler Hall | Athens | Georgia | United States
Participants in this free, public plenary session of the a2ru National Conference are Cassandra Fraser, professor of chemistry at the University of Virginia; Paul Shrivastava, chief sustainability officer at Penn State University; and Sha Xin Wei, professor and director of the School of Arts, Media + Engineering...


Internal Deadlines
External Opportunities

Oct 17| National Humanities Center Fellowships

Oct 24 | Mellon/ACLS Scholars & Society Fellowships

Nov 5 | Princeton University Center for Human Values: Laurance S Rockefeller Visiting Fellowships

Nov. 15 | Harry Ransom Center (UT): Research Fellowships

Nov 15 | The Huntington Fellowships

Nov 15 | Ransom Center Research Fellowships (UT-Austin)

Dec 1 | APS: Franklin Research Grants

Dec 5 | NEH: Collaborative Research Grants

Dec 5 | NEH: Scholarly Editions and Translations

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

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

Jan 15 | NEH: Digital Advancement Grants

Jan 16 | ACLS: Digital Extension Grants

Feb 6 | NEH: Public Scholar Program

Mar 12 | NEH: Institutes for Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities

Mar | ACLS: Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program for Recent PhDs

Apr 10 | NEH: Fellowships

Apr 10 | NEH: NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication

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