UA School of Theatre, Film & Television Announces Undergraduate Research Symposium


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The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television

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Tucson, AZ – April 14, 2016

Tucson, Arizona – The UA School of Theatre, Film & Television is proud to announce its fourth, Undergraduate Research Symposium, Thursday, April 14, 2016 – Friday, April 15, 2016. 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 from Thursday, April 14, 2016 – Friday, April 15, 2016. On April 14th, keynote guest speakers, Dr. Matthew Bernstein, a scholar at Emory University, & Dr. Erika Hughes, , a scholar at Arizona State University, will kick off the event at 4:00pm in Room #134 of the Chemistry Building. The speakers will present their current research & methods to TFTV students, faculty, the university and the community.

On April 15th, 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 Silver & Sage Room inside Old Main.


Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Chemistry Room #134

4:00-5:45pm Keynote Addresses


Friday, April 15, 2016

Old Main, Silver & Sage Room

10:00-11:15am Film 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 Film 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,