Wednesday, April 05, 2017

UA School of Theatre: A FREE UA Symposium Just for Stage & Screen Fans


From: Pierce, Lisa Ann - (lisapierce) []
Sent: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 1:14 PM
Subject: A FREE UA Symposium Just for Stage & Screen Fans


This event is fascinating. Not. Even. Kidding. If you like watching TV, films, & attending theatre, this event has your name written ALL OVER IT. If you like theatre & screen history & learning rare information that maybe only a handful of other people know…treat yourself to this brain candy event. You'll be the hit of every party & gathering when you share what you've learned. Come hear & see the amazing research that your Bachelor of Arts Theatre, Film & Television students want to share with you!


The UA School of Theatre, Film & Television Announces its 5th

Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 13-14, 2017


Tucson, Arizona — The UA School of Theatre, Undergraduate Research Symposium, Thursday, April 13, 2017 — Friday, April 14, 2017. This annual event  presents original research by our Bachelor of Arts 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 students from Thursday, April 13, 2017 - Friday, April 14, 2017. On April 13th, two keynote guest speakers will kick off the event with a pair of special talks. Dr. Alison McKee, Associate Professor of Radio/Film/Television at San Jose State University, will give a talk titled, 'I've Kissed You Through Two Centuries': Love and History Among the Film Archives," followed by Dr. John Cameron, Professor of Theatre Arts at the University of Iowa, who will speak on "Repeating History: My Altered Approach to Socially Conscious Theatre." This special event will be held at 4:00pm in the Center for Creative Photography auditorium, and is free and open to all in the university and community


On April 14th, Theatre, Film & Television juniors & seniors in our BA programs will present their own

research to the public for the first time, with Drs. Cameron & McKee serving as respondents. The daylong event,

featuring research on topics from Amazon Prime Video to "The Life & Times of Sophie Treadwell," begins at

10:00am in the Silver & Sage Room inside Old Main.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Center for Creative Photography

4:00-5:30pm Keynote Addresses

Friday, April 14, 2017

Old Main, Silver & Sage Room
10:00-11:15am Screen Studies 1
11:15-12:30pm Theatre & Culture 1
12:30-1:30pm Lunch with panelists and speakers
1:30-2:45pm Theatre & Culture 2
2:45-4:00pm Screen Studies 2

Parking: Second Street Garage, located West of Cherry Avenue, on the South side of Second Street.

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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