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.

Indian Nation map

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

Oct
16
Tue
all-day Rita Coburn – Roundtable Discuss...
Rita Coburn – Roundtable Discuss...
Oct 16 all-day
Rita Coburn - Roundtable Discussion and Screening of "Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise" @ Multiple times and locations
The Peabody Media Center will host a screening of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Ciné, 234 West Hancock Ave. in Athens. Rita Coburn, co-director of the American Masters documentary, will introduce the film and answer questions...
8:00 am The United States in World War I...
The United States in World War I...
Oct 16 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
The United States in World War I: A Symposium Commemorating the Centennial of the Great War @ William C. Wardlaw, Jr. Center | Atlanta | Georgia | United States
In this year of the centennial of the armistice of November 11, 1918, ending the First World War on the Western Front, this symposium takes a multi-layered approach to the history of the United States during and after the conflict. The panelists are experts in...
7:00 pm Heidi Lyn Hadley – “Religiously ...
Heidi Lyn Hadley – “Religiously ...
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm
Heidi Lyn Hadley - "Religiously Inclined: Teacher Identity Among Evangelical Christian Preservice Teachers" @ Peabody Hall, Room 115
Heidi Lyn Hadley is a PhD student in the UGA College of Education. Her talk is part of Religion and the Common Good, a seminar organized by Robert L. Foster of the department of religion and Joshua Patterson of the Institute of Higher Education. The seminar explores...
Oct
18
Thu
4:00 pm Andrea Wulf – Gregory Distinguis...
Andrea Wulf – Gregory Distinguis...
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm
Andrea Wulf - Gregory Distinguished Lecturer @ The Chapel, North Campus, UGA
The Gregory Distinguished Lecture series presents Andrea Wulf, New York Times bestselling author of The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World. Andrea Wulf is an award–winning author of five acclaimed books, including the Founding Gardeners and The Invention of Nature, which were both on the New York Times Best Seller List....
Oct
19
Fri
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...
4:00 pm Cinema Roundtable – “Mary Shelle...
Cinema Roundtable – “Mary Shelle...
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm
Cinema Roundtable - “Mary Shelley, 'Frankenstein,' and Cinematic Adaptations” @ Fine Arts Building, Balcony Theatre (Room 400)
Frankenstein is 200 years old! In recognition of the international celebrations surrounding this anniversary, the Willson Center presents the Fall 2018 Cinema Roundtable on “Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, and Cinematic Adaptations.” This roundtable gathers together panelists from literature and film, including Roxanne Eberle, Nancee Reeves, and...
Oct
22
Mon
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...