Global Georgia Initiative

Introducing the Global Georgia Initiative

Beginning Spring semester 2013, the Willson Center will introduce the Global Georgia Initiative, a new series that brings world-class thinkers to Georgia. It presents global problems in local context by addressing pressing contemporary questions, including the economy, society, and the environment, with a focus on...

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Steve Berry

Professor Stephen Berry Announces Grants Roundtables

Stephen Berry is the Amanda and Greg Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era in the UGA Department of History and the Willson Center's associate academic director for external grants. In that role, he is currently spearheading an initiative to make the Willson truly the...

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Willson Center Presents Athens Premiere of "Somebodies"

This will be the Athens premiere of the film, which was purchased by the BET cable television network after its debut at the Sundance Film Festival but never received theatrical distribution. The screening is the Willson Center’s keynote event in the University of Georgia’s 2012...

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Spotlight on the Arts Coming in November

The University of Georgia's inaugural Spotlight on the Arts festival begins November 3, and the Willson Center will be well represented. The variety of Willson-sponsored festival events will be highlighted by the local premiere of the 2006 feature film "Somebodies", shot entirely in Athens but...

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Richard Neupert

Cinema Roundtable to Focus on Careers in Animation

The Willson Center will hold a Cinema Roundtable entitled “Animation, Art, and Careers for UGA Students” at 3:30 p.m. Friday, September 28 in Room 148 of the Miller Learning Center. The discussion will be moderated by Richard Neupert, Wheatley Professor of the Arts and a...

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