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Rachel Gabara of UGA Romance Languages earns NEH fellowship

Rachel Gabara, associate professor of Romance languages in UGA's Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a research fellowship by the National Endowment for the Humanities for her book project, “Reclaiming Realism: From Documentary Film in Africa to African Documentary Film." Prof. Gabara is...

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Georgia Humanities Symposium set for Feb. 7, 2020

In partnership with Georgia Humanities, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts will host the second Georgia Humanities Symposium, a national conversation on the public humanities, in the Columbus Museum in Columbus, Ga. on Friday, February 7, 2020. The program is supported by a grant from The...

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Global Georgia Initiative public event series set for Spring 2020

The Willson Center has announced its Global Georgia Initiative public event series for Spring 2020, which begins with a conversation on culture and community between the Creature Comforts and Allagash brewing companies on January 8. The series also includes two Pulitzer Prize winners, the second...

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UGA research featured in a2ru publication “The Case for Arts Integration”

The Case for Arts Integration, produced by the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru), presents insights gathered from interviews with academic leaders, institutional officers, faculty, staff, and students at over 60 research universities. The publication features evidence of impacts, best practices, challenges, and...

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UGA to host National Humanities Center workshop Feb. 25, 2020

Humanities Moments: Finding Connections between the Past and our Daily Lives in the Undergraduate Classroom Humanities moments occur daily in the lives of human beings. We access them through stories that reveal our complexities, our aspirations, and our tragic flaws. Whether we reflect on our personal...

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UGA students featured in national arts research conference

One year after UGA hosted the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) national conference, students and faculty from Athens will travel to the University of Kansas for the 2019 annual gathering of leaders. The November 7-9 event will feature discussions, white papers, posters,...

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UGA renews membership in a2ru

The University of Georgia has committed to renew its membership in the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru), a partnership of more than 40 institutions aligned to support interdisciplinary research, curricula, programs and creative practice between the arts, sciences and other disciplines. UGA...

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Author Michael Ondaatje visits as 2019-2020 Delta Visiting Chair

The Willson Center welcomed author Michael Ondaatje to the University of Georgia as the 2019-2020 Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding. Ondaatje, whose 1992 novel The English Patient was awarded the "Golden Booker" prize in 2018 as the best English-language novel of the past 50...

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UGA among four institutions in Mellon-funded consortium on environmental humanities

[caption id="attachment_9703" align="alignright" width="300"] Nicholas Allen[/caption] The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $150,000 two-year grant to pilot a consortium of four research institutions and their public partners to study coasts, climates and the environmental humanities. The Coasts, Climates, the Humanities, and the Environment Consortium...

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