Thursday, February 07, 2013

Public Invited - UA School of Theatre, Film & Television - FIRST, Undergraduate Research Symposium


From: Pierce, Lisa Ann - (lisapierce) []
Sent: Thursday, February 7, 2013 3:52 PM
Subject: Tucson is Invited to UA's First!

Please attend & invite others to the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television's FIRST, annual Research Symposium.




CONTACT: Lisa Pierce, Dir. of Marketing & Development • 520.626.2686 •
The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television

February 7, 2013

The UA School of Theatre, Film & Television Announces its

FIRST, Undergraduate Research Symposium, Feb 22-23, 2013

Tucson, Arizona — The UA School of Theatre, Film & Television is proud to announce its first, Undergraduate Research Symposium, Friday, Feb 22 — Saturday, Feb 23, 2013. This annual event presents original research by our BA students in a panel format and invites scholars from outside The University of Arizona to share their own work and methods with the UA community in two, keynote speeches.

Students, faculty and the public are invited to this symposium for BA Film Producing/Studies & Theatre Studies from Friday, Feb 22 ­Saturday, Feb 23, 2013. On Feb 22, keynote, guest speakers, Assistant Professor Kimberly Owczarski, a scholar of media industries at Texas Christian University, & Associate Professor, Cheryl Black, a scholar on women in theatre & early 20th century U.S. theatre at The University of Missouri, kick off the event at 3:00pm in Room #108 of the Center for Creative Photography. The speakers will present their current research & methods to TFTV students, faculty, the university and the community

On February 23, 16 Theatre, Film & Television juniors & seniors in our BA programs will present their own research to the public for the first time, with our guest speakers serving as respondents. The day-long event begins at 10:00am in the Student Memorial Union, 3rd floor, in the Ventana Room.


Keynote Speakers

Kim Owczarski, Asst. Professor Texas Christian University 

Cheryl Black, Assoc. Professor University of Missouri


Schedule of Events

Friday, February 22

Center for Creative Photography (CCP) Room #108 3:00-5:00pm Keynote Addresses

Saturday, February 23

Student Union, Ventana Room, 3rd Floor 10:00-11:15am Panel 1: Theatre Rituals 11:15-12:30pm Panel 2: Marketing & Branding 12:30-1:30pm Lunch with panelists and speakers 1:30-2:45pm Panel 3: Theatre Histories 2:45-4:OOpm Panel 4: Representation and Reality                



Parking: Park Avenue Garage, located on Park Avenue just north of Speedway Blvd. Saturday there is no charge to park. If you have special needs for parking, please call UA Parking & Transportation Services at (520) 621-3550.

Media Contact: Lisa Pierce, (520) 626-2686,



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