The Willson Center manages the competition process to nominate up to two faculty from UGA who will then have until September 21, 2022 to apply directly to the NEH for the stipend.
Students and faculty from Spelman College, Morehouse College, Emory University, the College of Charleston, and UGA will participate in classes and workshops at Penn Center and in the surrounding Sea Islands region.
Culture and Community at the Penn Center Historic Landmark District, a Mellon Foundation-funded partnership between the Willson Center and St. Helena, South Carolina’s historic Penn Center, held two community conversations this spring, the program’s first public events since launching in 2021.
The Willson Center has supported a new round of Shelter Projects, a micro-fellowship program to support graduate students in the creation of shareable reflections on their experience of the pandemic through the arts and humanities.
The 2022 MFA graduate of the Lamar Dodd School of Art and Willson Center Graduate Research Awardee talks about her work with Ideas for Creative Exploration, a Willson Center Public Impact Grant, and her exciting next step in higher education.
Graduate students Meredith Emery (Art) and Amit Kaushik (Anthropology) represented UGA during the three-day event themed, “Learning in Liminal Spaces: Transformative Visions for the 21st Century.”
A partnership between the Willson Center and South Carolina’s Penn Center is kicking off a suite of programs this spring that will include community conversations, artists-in-residence, and on-site classes and workshops with students and faculty from colleges and universities across the Southeast.
The 2022 Global Georgia Initiative public events series continues throughout the spring with talks, readings, performances, and conversations with leading thinkers in the humanities and arts.
It’s that time of year again. The time to savor and stand in awe of Black people’s achievements in this country against impossible odds, to assess the work that remains undone.
The award was announced in January and will provide course release for a full academic year. Seventy-three fellowships were awarded by the NEH this year, among 208 grants worth $24.7 million for humanities scholarship and programming across the country.
In this video, Aruni Kashyap, assistant professor of English and creative writing, gives a brief presentation on his upcoming novel, supported by his UGA Arts Lab Fellowship.
The project, Listening, Performance, and Murals: Using Theatre and Painting to support Vaccine Confidence in Athens, Georgia, is a partnership between UGA arts units, students, and community partners.
The Grants and Fellowships Mentorship and Support program is offered to faculty in the humanities and arts in partnership with the Franklin College, the Office of Research, and the Office of the Provost.
In this video, Marni Shindelman, associate professor of photography in the Lamar Dodd School of Art and one of two inaugural Arts Lab Fellows, gives a brief presentation on her fellowship project, Restore the Night Sky.
Due to the possibility of increased travel restrictions, and taking care to avoid expenses incurred for any last-minute change of plans, the University of Georgia has proactively decided to cancel the in-person ACIS 2022 conference.