Willson Center Discussion: The Humanities and Arts Today

Event Date: 
09/07/2017 (All day)
Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Auditorium

In celebration of the Willson Center's 30th anniversary, a panel discussion will be held on The Humanities and Arts Today featuring members from prominent national and regional humanities and arts organizations.

The discussion, moderated by Willson Center Director Nicholas Allen, Franklin Professor of English, will include Laurie Baefsky, executive director of the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru); Stephen Kidd, executive director of the National Humanities Alliance; Sara Guyer, president of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes; John McGowan, past director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at UNC-Chapel Hill; Jamil Zainaldin, president of Georgia Humanities, and Robert Newman, president and director of the National Humanities Center.

The discussion will be held from 10 am–12:00 pm at the Special Collections Libraries Auditorium located at 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30605.