ICE Events During Spotlight on the Arts

UGA Spotlight on the Arts
November 2-13

ICE Conversation: Elizabeth Corr
Thursday, November 10 at Noon
ICE, Lamar Dodd building room S160

Elizabeth Corr, Art Partnerships Manager with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), will share examples of projects that combine art, science, and environmental activism. Sponsored by Watershed UGA and ICE.

Elizabeth Corr works with artists, architects, and designers to heighten public awareness of and interest in the environmental issues that face today’s communities. She launched NRDC’s Artist-in-Residence program and is expanding support for NRDC’s art and climate-related projects, from such organizations as the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, the Public Concern Foundation, and the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts. Corr holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and gender studies and a master’s degree in African studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

Arts + Environment Roundtable
Thursday, November 10 at 4 PM
Miller Learning Center Room 350

How Artists, Scientists, and Environmental Activists Can Work Together

A roundtable discussion featuring special guest Elizabeth Corr, Art Partnerships Manager with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Laurie Fowler, Watershed UGA, Chris Cuomo, Philosophy/Women’s Studies, Lizzie King, Ecology/Forestry, Nate Nibbelink, Center for Integrative Conservation Research (CICR), and moderated by Mark Callahan, ICE. Sponsored by Watershed UGA and ICE. Winners of the “Daylighting the Watersheds” Design Competition will also be announced.

Driftmier Woods Happening
Friday, November 11 at 11 AM
Driftmier Woods

A site-specific performance featuring sound and movement in Driftmier Woods, a small area of old-growth forest on campus adjacent to Driftmier Engineering Center.

ICE Conversation: Stephen Wood
Friday, November 11 at 1 PM
ICE, Lamar Dodd building room S160

Stephen Wood is a composer, educator, and performer who travels the United States in search of inspiration from our country’s wildest places. He has served as Composer-in-Residence for Cumberland Island National Seashore, the Okefenokee N.W.R., the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex, Red River Gorge Geological Area, and participated in Denali N.P.’s monumental Composing in the Wilderness Field Seminar. Wood received his B.A. in Composition from The Ohio State University and his M.M. in Jazz Studies from Georgia State University.