Department of Communications

Upcoming Events

Open Forum on UNA Radio

Wednesday, April 16 at 3:00 P.M.

Room 131 of the Communications Building on Pine Street across form Kilby School.

The UNA Department of Communications invites you to our open forum discussing UNA's new radio station. We are seeking comments from the UNA campus and the Shoals community on programming and how the station can best serve the area.

April is First Amendment Awareness Month!

The First Amendment To The United States Constittution:

CONGRESS SHALL MAKE NO LAW RESPECTING AN ESTABLISHMENT OF RELIGION, OR PROHIBITING THE FREE EXCERCISE THEREOF; OR ABRIDGING THE FREEDOM OF SPEECH, OR OF THE PRESS; OR THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE PEACEABLY TO ASSEMBLE, AND TO PETITION THE GOVERNMENT FOR A REDRESS OF GRIEVANCES.

 
Guest Lecturer: Dr. Mohamad Elmasry
“Egypt's Press, the Arab Spring, and Times of Conflict."
A prominent media analyst for CNN, The BBC, Al-Jazeera English, and other international news networks, he served on the journalism faculty at the American University in Cairo from 2011- 2014.
A reception will follow the presentation in the lobby of the Communications Building.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
7:00 p.m.
Room 131 Communications Building
 
Shadows of Liberty
Screening of the critically-acclaimed documentary
examining how mega-corporations influence news content.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
7:00 p.m.
Room 131 Communications Building

 
Movie Screenings  -  131 Communications Building
Shadows of Liberty
Thursday, April 3
7:00 p.m.
Citizen Kane
Friday, April 4
12:00 noon
The Paper
Friday, April 4
2:00 p.m.
My Favorite Year
Tuesday, April 8
5:00 p.m.
Network
Wednesday, April 23
3:30 p.m.
The Paper
Wednesday, April 23
6:00 p.m.

 


 

Highlights from February

Department of Communications celebrates Black History Month

Guest Lecture by Bob Friedman

"Radio in the Struggle for Civil Rights in Birmingham"

Monday, February 17, 2014

Screenings

A Lesson Before Dying

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Click here for a detailed brochure for the events that occurred in celebration of Black History Month.

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Highlights from December 2013

UNA Theatre: Directing Class Showcase

Wednesday; December 4, 2013 at 6:00 pm

The Fall 2013 TH370: Directing Class will showcase their work in the George S. Lindsey Theater.

 

Submission Now Open for the 2014 George Lindsey UNA Film Festival

The George Lindsey UNA Film Festival will begin taking submissions for next year's event, scheduled for March 6-8, 2014, starting May 1, 2013.

For more information about the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival or to submit for next year's event, visit the festival website or facebook.

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Highlights from November 2013

UNA Department of Communications presents the 2013-2014 Parker-Qualls Lectureship in Communications

Monday; November 25, 2013 at 6:00 pm

The UNA Department of Communications was pleased to present H. Brandt Ayers, publisher of The Anniston Star, as guest lecturer for the 2013-2014 Parker-Qualls Lectureship in Communications.  Mr. Ayers spoke on November 25, 2013, at 6:00 PM in the Communications Building, Room 131.  Following the lecture, Mr. Ayers signed copies of his book, In Love With Defeat: The Making of a Southern Liberal, which is available in the UNA Campus Book Store.

UNA Theatre Presents A Christmas Carol

Thursday; November 21, 2013 through Saturday; November 23, 2013 at 7:30 pm

Sunday; November 24, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Christmas Carol

The UNA Theatre presented A Christmas Carol in Norton Auditorium.

Student tickets were $5 and adults are $15. Tickets were available online for purchase soon.

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Highlights from October 2013

Study Abroad Interest Meeting for Zambia and Victoria Falls in July 2014 

Thursday; October 10, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Thursday; October 17, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Why study abroad in Zambia? It's fun and cheap-- relatively.

The trip will be led by a former Fulbright Scholar to Zambia. He's been to Zambia three times and has spent time in six African countries and 25 other countries around the world.  

This is not the usual study abroad!

If you couldn't make it to either meeting but are interested, call or email Dr. Greg Pitts, Department of Communications at gpitts@una.edu or 256-765-4260.

UNA Theatre Presented: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

Thursday; October 3, 2013 through Saturday; October 5, 2013 at 7:00 pm


Sunday; October 6, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Shakespeare

The UNA Theatre presented The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) in the George S. Lindsey Theater and invited the campus community to enjoy some of Shakespeare's finest.  This production contained adult humor, which may be unsuitable for a younger audience. 

All tickets were $5 and were available at the Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts or at the door.  For more information, please call 256-765-5122.

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Highlights from September 2013

UNA Department of Communications presents Orson Welles: Citizen Kane

Monday; September 30, 2013 at 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm

Tuesday; October 1, 2013 at 3:30 pm

By many estimations, the greatest film ever made! The Communications Department was joined by students and members of the UNA community in recognizing the importance of the First Amendment.

This screening was sponsored by the UNA Department of Communications for students enrolled in COM 205 Communications in a Global Age and was available for the campus community.  Citizen Kane was shown in Room 131 in the Communications Building on Pine Street.

The Black Press: Soliders Without Swords

Monday; September 16, 2013 at 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm

Thursday; September 26, 2013 at 6:30 pm

In a segregated society, the Black Press served as the nation's strongest voice for African-Americans.  The Department of Communications welcomed the UNA community in recognizing the importance of the First Amendment and a free press to provide a voice for citizens. 

This documentary screening was sponsored by the UNA Department of Communications for students enrolled in COM 205 Communications in a Global Age and was available for free for students and community members. Soliders Without Swords was shown in Room 131 in the Communications Building on Pine Street.

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