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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

Jun
2
Fri
6:30 pm Stephen Corey – Reading @ Avid Bookshop, Five Points
Stephen Corey – Reading @ Avid Bookshop, Five Points
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm
Stephen Corey - Reading @ Avid Bookshop, Five Points | Athens | Georgia | United States
Stephen Corey will read from his new collection, Startled at the Big Sound: Essays Personal, Literary, and Cultural, which was released by Mercer University Press in March. Corey is the author of four full-length poetry collections, among them There Is No Finished World (White Pine Press), and...
Jun
8
Thu
12:30 pm Nicholas Allen – “Coastal Litera... @ Lecture Theatre 2, English Faculty, University of Oxford
Nicholas Allen – “Coastal Litera... @ Lecture Theatre 2, English Faculty, University of Oxford
Jun 8 @ 12:30 pm
Nicholas Allen - "Coastal Literature and the Twentieth Century: Ireland and the Atlantic World" - Astor Lecture at University of Oxford @ Lecture Theatre 2, English Faculty, University of Oxford
Nicholas Allen, Franklin Professor of English and director of the Willson Center, is an Astor Visiting Fellow in the humanities at the University of Oxford this summer. As part of the fellowship he will give a series of workshops and a lecture on “Coastal Literature...
Jun
22
Thu
12:15 pm AE at 150: A Conversation on Geo... @ National Gallery of Ireland, Lecture Theatre
AE at 150: A Conversation on Geo... @ National Gallery of Ireland, Lecture Theatre
Jun 22 @ 12:15 pm
AE at 150: A Conversation on George Russell’s Life and Art @ National Gallery of Ireland, Lecture Theatre
A collaboration between the ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art and the Willson Center, AE at 150: A Conversation on George Russell’s Life and Art presents a series of short talks on the well-known activist, artist, and critic. The event will explore Russell’s contribution to the...

Deadlines

Internal Deadlines

May 1 | a2ru Faculty Research Cluster proposals

June 1 | NEA Art Works II (internal, limited submission)

External Funding Opportunities

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

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