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: John Greaney

"Irish Modernism, Memory and Narrative: The Examples of Bowen and Beckett," John Greaney, NUI-Fulbright postdoctoral scholar, University of...

1/30 4pm
"Queer Faith": A Discussion and Poetry Reading Featuring Kazim Ali

The Georgia Review will celebrate the launch of its Winter 2019 issue by hosting a reading and discussion centered on the theme “queer faith.”...

1/30 7pm
Lecture: Antwain Hunter

“'A Boy of Tender Years' or 'A Felon of a Character so Hardened'?: Firearms, Slavery, and Manhood in Antebellum North Carolina," Antwain Hunter, assistant...

2/7 3:30pm
Conversation and Performance: Val Jeanty with Ashon Crawley

Composer, percussionist, and DJ Val Jeanty will take part in a conversation with Ashon Crawley, associate professor of religious studies and African American...

2/13 6pm
Reading: Neil Hegarty

Neil Hegarty was born in Derry in Northern Ireland and now lives in Dublin. He holds a doctoral degree in English from Trinity College Dublin, and has...

2/17 7pm

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