October 1, 2019

This panel will discuss issues raised by Burtynsky’s work in relation to current research and activism designed to support a sustainable future for water.

Water: Global Visions, Local Dimensions
Panel Discussion
Tuesday October 1, 2019
Weiss Center for the Arts, Room 235
7 p.m.*


Dickinson College Panelists:

  •     Benjamin Edwards, Professor of Earth Sciences; Walter E. Beach Chair in Sustainability Studies
  •     Rachel Eng, Assistant Professor of Art and Art History
  •     Neil Leary, Director, Center for Sustainability Education
  •     Kristin Strock, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
  •     Julie Vastine, Director, Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM)
  •     Moderators: Trout Gallery Student Interpretation Assistants, Ashlyn Buffum and Cricket Cary-Green


The exhibition, Water, by Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky provides a global vision of the relationship between humans and water. Currently on view at The Trout Gallery, Burtynsky’s visually stunning images are intended to encourage viewers to consider the long-term impact of human interactions with water. Through carefully framed aerial viewpoints, these photographs highlight the relationship between local water decisions and global impact.

*The Trout Gallery will be open from 6-7p.m. for those who wish to preview the exhibition before the discussion.

Further information

  • Location: Weiss Center for the Arts, Room 235
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Calendar Icon
  • Cost: Free