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Willson Center 30th Anniversary

30 faces of 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

4:45 pm Scott MacKenzie – “The Scarcitie...
Scott MacKenzie – “The Scarcitie...
Apr 23 @ 4:45 pm
Scott MacKenzie - "The Scarcities of Udolpho" @ Park Hall, Rm 265
In a 1780 parliamentary speech, “On Economical Reform,” Edmund Burke asserts that the British royal household “has lost all that was stately and venerable in the antique manners, without retrenching anything of the cumbrous charge of a Gothic establishment” and is populated by “grim spectres...
4:45 pm Deanna Kreisel – “The Future and...
Deanna Kreisel – “The Future and...
Apr 24 @ 4:45 pm
Deanna Kreisel - "The Future and its Discontents: Eco-Time in Three Victorian Texts" @ Park Hall, Rm 265
The question of how (or why, or whether) to commingle queer theory and ecocriticism has become an urgent concern for many theorists writing in the wake of Timothy Morton’s 2010 PMLA essay “Queer Ecology.” While Greg Garrard, for example, thinks that queer theory needs ecocriticism in order to...
5:00 pm A Conversation Between Sheffield...
A Conversation Between Sheffield...
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm
A Conversation Between Sheffield Hale and Wayne Flynt - "The Authentic Harper Lee: Letters and Stories from a  Quarter-Century Friendship" @ Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Auditorium
Wayne Flynt, professor emeritus in the department of history at Auburn University, is the author of eleven books, and one of the most recognized and honored scholars of Southern history, politics, and religion. His latest, published in 2017, is Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper...
11:30 am Nick Groom – “Mary Shelley’s ‘Fr...
Nick Groom – “Mary Shelley’s ‘Fr...
Apr 27 @ 11:30 am
Nick Groom - "Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein,' Polidori's 'The Vampyre', and the Nature of Being" @ Park Hall Library
Nick Groom is professor of English literature at the University of Exeter, an author on subjects ranging from the history of the Union Jack to Thomas Chatterton, has edited several books and regularly appears on television, radio and at literary festivals as an authority on...


Internal Deadlines

May 1 | Whiting Public Engagement Fellowships or Seed Grants (limited submission)

May 31 | NEA: Art Works II (limited submission)

External Opportunities

May 31 | NEH: Common Heritage

June 5 | NEH: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

Jun 6 | NEH: Digital Projects for the Public

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