Spotlight on the Arts Roundtable – “Creativity in the Research University,” November 7, 2012
Highlights from the panel discussion featuring (from left) Martijn van Wagtendonk (Chair, Art X: Expanded Forms area, Lamar Dodd School of Art), Susan Thomas (Musicology; Women’s Studies), Mark Callahan (Artistic Director, Ideas for Creative Exploration [ICE]), David Zucker Saltz (Head, Department of Theatre and Film Studies), and Nicholas Allen (English; Director, Willson Center). Part of the University of Georgia’s 2012 Spotlight on the Arts festival.
Paul Tough at the UGA Chapel, October 1, 2012
Highlights from the talk by the renowned education journalist and author. Tough’s first book, Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America, was instrumental in making the Harlem Children’s Zone a central topic in the national conversation on poverty and education. His widely acclaimed second book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, was published in September 2012.
Cinema Roundtable – “Animation, Art, and Careers for UGA Students,” September 28, 2012
Highlights from the panel discussion featuring Chris Wells (CG Supervisor for Hydraulx on films including Avatar, Battle Los Angeles, and Take Shelter), Valentina Tapia (Program Development at Adult Swim), Neal Holman (Producer, Art Director, Archer, FX Network), Mike Hussey (Head of Dramatic Media Area, UGA Department of Theatre and Film Studies), Josh Marsh (PhD student, Theatre and Dramatic Media, UGA), and moderated by Richard Neupert (Film Studies Coordinator, UGA Department of Theatre and Film Studies).