The UA School of Theatre, Film & Television Announces its 5th Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 13-14, 2017


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Tucson, AZ – April 10, 2017

Tucson, Arizona – The UA School of Theatre, Film & Television is proud to announce its fifth 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 José 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,