Willson Center for Humanities and Arts

Willson Center for Humanities and Arts

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The Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts promotes scholarly inquiry and creative activity in the humanities and the arts by supporting faculty research grants, lectures, symposia, publications, visiting scholars, visiting artists, and public conferences, exhibitions, and performances. The Willson Center is a unit of the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Upcoming Events

Lecture: Barbara Fuchs

“Crusoe’s Absence: Sugar Economies and the Ingenuity of Realism,” Barbara Fuchs, professor of English and Spanish and Portuguese at UCLA. Fuchs's lecture is...

9/23 5pm
Screening: "Los Ojos del Camino"

A free screening of the Quechua-language Peruvian documentary Los Ojos del Camino, featuring a presentation and post-film Q&A with writer-director Rodrigo...

9/24 5:15pm
Screening: "Lantéc Chaná"

A free screening of the Argetinian documentary Lantéc Chaná, featuring a presentation and post-film Q&A with writer-director Marina Zeising. Part of the...

9/25 5:15pm
Lecture: Michael Jeffries

"Behind the Laughs: Community and Inequality in Comedy," Michael Jeffries, associate professor of American studies, Wellesley College. Sponsored by the...

9/30 3:30pm
CED Lecture Series: Irina Bokova (UNESCO, former Director-General)

"Preserving Global Cultural Heritage in Times of War and Conflict," Irina Bokova, former director-general, UNESCO. This lecture is a part of the UGA...

10/1 5pm

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