In this performance/dialogue mash up, SAVE examines our multiplicative responses to violence. Explore the assumptions that underlie Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month as SAVE questions our community's responsiblity to create a world safe for all.
See the "best of the best" performances from our beginning and advanced level performance classes. From traditional performances of literature to unexpected and experimental performances, you will laugh, cry and beg for more!
Corey Dolgon, a Ph.D. in American Culture and Sociology Professor, has been performing “singing lectures” for more than a decade. Focusing on the role that folksongs play in the U.S. labor movement, Corey’s words and music bring both history and theory to life. He is a long-time labor activist and community organizer and has used folk songs to build solidarity on the line and engage students in the classroom.
See the best work from the Electronic Media Program and celebrate the accomplishments of the senior class. Short films, television news, documentaries and NAB videos will be shown throughout Lang Hall from 3:30-6:30 p.m.; the senior celebration and awards ceremony will be from 6:30-8 p.m.
The UNI Forensics team, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters, will host an audience debate on health care. Using the resolution: "RESOLVED: The U.S. Federal Government should repeal the current federal health care plan (known as Obamacare)." This event is an opportunity for UNI students to debate one of the most important political issues in the United States. The debate will feature members of the UNI debate team who will use suggestions from the public to shape their debate speeches.
Screening of Lucy Walker's award winning film "The Lion's Mouth Opens."
The Department of Communication Studies will host the 34th annual Iowa High School Speech Association. At least 400 students from nearly 200 schools will showcase their talents. Events include original oratory, prose, after dinner speaking, radio news, acting, and storytelling.
Screening of Lucy Walker's Oscar nominated short film "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom" followed by Q & A with Walker.
Documentary filmmaker and Academy Award nominee Alice Elliott will visit and show her Academy Award-nominated film The Collector of Bedford Street. The screening will be followed with a Q&A session. Elliott is the inaugural visiting filmmaker in the William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series. The goal of the series is to bring America's most distinguished documentary filmmakers to UNI. The series is sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies, and directed by David O’Shields, filmmaker-in-residence and adjunct instructor.
Screening of Lucy Walker's "The Crash Reel."