Archive: Arts & Culture

30 Articles

Arts & Culture
Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Erin Cline
Fall 2022

How the Humanities Can Help With The Climate Crisis: How ethics, culture, and spirituality can galvanize climate action 

Our traditions and practices are often rooted in deep connections to the land – even when those practices are harmful to the environment. Professor Erin Cline discusses how…

October 17, 2022

Arts & Culture
Fall 2022
Marion Cassidy
What We're Watching

What We’re Watching: Connections Between Humanity and Nature

Marion Cassidy, Common Home's Arts and Culture Editor, reviews three films that comment on the connection between humans and.…

October 17, 2022

Arts & Culture
Climate Change
Fall 2022
Marion Cassidy

Curating Climate Change: How a new museum in NYC is creating community through teaching people about climate change

Saskia Randle, Design and Curatorial Associate at the Climate Museum in New York City, shares insight into what it's like to create and work at a museum dedicated to teaching…

October 17, 2022

Arts & Culture
Fall 2022
Marion Cassidy
Sustainability

Re-Made in Cambodia, an Eco-Friendly Fashion Show

Georgetown alumna and current Fulbright grantee Alyssa Kardos Loera gives Common Home a behind the scenes look at how she creates a sustainable Cambodian-centric fashion show in…

October 2, 2022

Arts & Culture
Environmental Health
Melissa-Kelly Franklin
Sadie Morris

To Plan a Family: Children, Hope, and the Climate Crisis

A discussion with playwright Melissa-Kelly Franklin on having children in a climate.…

August 25, 2022

Arts & Culture
Biodiversity
Environmental Justice
Series

Earth Day with Earth Commons

Voices on the Environment Series: Intergenerational Justice Voices on the Environment is a multi-year event series at the intersection of science, the humanities and the arts…

August 25, 2022

Arts & Culture
Maya Snyder
Spring 2022
What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: Once There Were Wolves

Common Home editor Maya Snyder reviews Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte. …

June 13, 2022

Arts & Culture
Environmental Justice
What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: The Black Side of the River: Race, Language, and Belonging in Washington D.C.

Jan Menafee, Program Specialist for Environment, Justice, and Education at the Red House at Georgetown University, reviews Dr. Jessica Grieser's book The Black Side of the River:…

June 6, 2022

Alannah Nathan
Arts & Culture
Maya Snyder
Spring 2022

The Devil and Gaia

Common Home editors Maya Snyder and Alannah Nathan review films from the D.C. Environmental Film. …

June 2, 2022

Arts & Culture
John McNeil
Spring 2022
What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: Fueling Mexico: Energy and Environment, 1850-1950

Georgetown Professor John McNeil reviews Fueling Mexico: Energy and Environment, 1850-1950 by German Vergara for Common Home.…

April 11, 2022