Lecture

“‘Art Can Tread Where Words and Politics Often Can’t’: Curating the Troubles Legacy”

Kim Mawhinney, Head of Art, Ulster Museum, Belfast, examines the challenges and consequences of using art to engage the public with the legacy of Northern Ireland’s recent past.  Art of the Troubles, 2014, and Colin Davidson: Silent Testimony, 2015, were two landmark exhibitions demonstrating the Ulster Museum’s ongoing commitment to helping the public explore, understand and respond to the 30-year period of Northern Ireland’s history known as the Troubles.

Swarms of Satellites: The NASA Nodes CubeSat Mission

Come learn about Small Satellites, specifically CubeSats, and how they are pushing the limits of space based technology. Jasper Wolfe and UGA Alumni Roger Hunter from NASA Ames Research Center will give a review of the NASA Nodes CubeSat mission -- objectives, requirements, and lessons learned. The purpose of Nodes is to demonstrate autonomous command and control of a CubeSat "swarm", routing of commands to a CubeSat from the ground via another CubeSat, and sharing of science data collection among operational Cubesats.

Signature Lecture: Jacknife Lee

"A Conversation with Jacknife Lee," Jacknife Lee, music producer. Willson Center/Terry College Music Business Program Visiting Fellow. Lee, an internationally renowned music producer (R.E.M., U2, Snow Patrol, Weezer), will have a public conversation with music business program director David Barbe. Part of the Signature Lecture series. Sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and the Terry College Music Business Program.

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