Archive: Arts & Culture

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Arts & Culture
Spring 2024
Summer 2024

Common Home Arts Showcase 2024

2024 Theme: Life on Earth—Wildlife, People & Landscapes The 2024 theme for the Common Home Arts Showcase was “Life on Earth,” inviting photographers to depict the…

May 1, 2024

Arts & Culture
Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Erin Cline
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Early Ecological Ethics: A Look at Chinese Environmental Thought

Professor Erin Cline looks at the implications of Chinese philosophy for an environmental. …

April 7, 2024

Arts & Culture
Climate Change
Elyza Bruce
Spring 2024

What We’re Reading: “The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth” by Elizabeth Rush

Common Home editor, Elyza Bruce reviews “The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth” by Elizabeth Rush for Common Home series, “What We’re.”…

March 18, 2024

Arts & Culture
Cecilia Cassidy
Fall 2023
Food & Water
Jan Menafee
Summer 2023

Watering Whole

Excerpts from Jan Menafee’s new poetry collection "Watering"…

October 12, 2023

Arts & Culture
Ashanee Kottage
Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Fall 2023
Madhura Shembekar
Summer 2023

An Irresistible Revolution: One Alumni’s Art-Based Change

Earth Commons research analyst Ashanee Kottage and Common Home Editor Madhura Shembekar discuss performance art and climate. …

October 6, 2023

Arts & Culture
Elyza Bruce
Fall 2023
Summer 2023
What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: “Meltwater” by Claire Wahmanholm

In the poetry collection “Meltwater,” Claire Wahmanholm poignantly articulates the grief, anxiety, and uncanniness of ecological disaster and explores what it means to raise…

September 11, 2023

Arts & Culture
Cecilia Cassidy
Fall 2023
Summer 2023

Nature, Crisis, Consequence: Using the Past to Rethink Environmental Change

Common Home editor Cecilia Cassidy reviews an innovative art exhibit by the New York Historical.…

September 9, 2023

Arts & Culture
Elyza Bruce
Fall 2023
Rebecca Rutstein
Summer 2023

The synergy between the arts and the sciences: representing the wonders of the natural world through visual art

Rebecca Rutstein, an interdisciplinary artist, and Elyza Bruce, Common Home Editor, discuss artistic process and the interconnected synergy between science and the fine.…

August 28, 2023

Arts & Culture
Climate Change
Sarah Craig
Spring 2023
Sustainability

Climate Change and Curriculum: Georgetown’s Core Pathways Initiative at Five Years

Sarah Craig (SFS '23) reflects on the fifth anniversary of Georgetown's Core Pathways Initiative, an interdisciplinary program that encourages students to explore issues of…

April 25, 2023

Arts & Culture
Climate Change
Environmental Health
Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Peter Marra
Sustainability

Common Home Photography Showcase Winners

In biodiversity conservation as in climate action, seeing the forest for the trees means acting before the forest is reduced to a single tree. That means taking real action now…

April 11, 2023