Discussion-Based Course to be Hosted by Communication Studies Professor

Professor Valerie Peterson will host a conversation-based course about a humanistic, healthy and helpful approach to intimacy.  Sex, Ethics and Communications will discuss sex, and how it relates to responsibility, vulnerability, and ethics.  Participants will also have conversations about the understanding that sex is a form of communication, both interpersonally and socially.  This four-session course could appeal … Continue reading Discussion-Based Course to be Hosted by Communication Studies Professor

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Theatre Students Make Video to Promote ‘Richard III’

Theatre students made a video to promote the Shakespeare Festival's main stage production, which this year is "Richard III."  

Photography Professor Enters ArtPrize, Artwalk

GVSU’s Photography professor Victoria Veenstra has artist entries in both ArtPrize and Artwalk. Her ArtPrize entry is located in San Chez Bistro on Fulton Street, on the café side. ArtPrize ends October 7. Artwalk takes place in Grand Haven, and Veenstra’s entry can be found at the Tri-Cities Historical Museum on Washington Street, on the upper level. This event ends October 6.

Carole Levin to Speak at Shakespeare Pedagogy Conference

The Shakespeare Festival is hosting a Shakespeare Pedagogy Conference on September 28 and 29. The conference will focus on issues that affect the teaching, production, or performance of Shakespeare and early modern drama for secondary or college students. Professor Carole Levin is this year’s featured Conference Keynote Speaker and Scholar-in-Residence. Levin is Willa Cather Professor of History … Continue reading Carole Levin to Speak at Shakespeare Pedagogy Conference

GV Students Encouraged to Enter “Yardsticks” Advertising Competition

The annual advertising competition Yardsticks is seeking students to participate and volunteer. Yardsticks was created by GVSU's advertising professor Frank Blossom as a way for college students to gain real-world advertising experience. This year’s client is Hello West Michigan (HWM), a non-profit organization which strives to: • “Promote West Michigan as a place where business thrives and people want … Continue reading GV Students Encouraged to Enter “Yardsticks” Advertising Competition

Scholar Nathan Crick to Speak on ‘The Birth of the Spectacle’

Nathan Crick, associate professor of Communication at Louisiana State University, will speak at this year’s GVSU School of Communications James W. Carey Memorial Lecture. He will be discussing "The Birth of the Spectacle: Persuasion, Power, and Production in Early Greek Tragedy." Crick explores the complex intersections between art, science, rhetoric, and democracy, focusing on the … Continue reading Scholar Nathan Crick to Speak on ‘The Birth of the Spectacle’

Shakespeare Festival Has Free Events

The annual Shakespeare Festival put on by our Theatre major has a series of events that are free: Bard to Go October 5 at 2pm at Pere Marquette Rm., Kirkhof Center November 3 at 1 pm in Loosemore Auditorium, Pew Campus Carole Levin Lecture September 28 at 4 pm, Alumni House; Reception proceeding from 3-4 … Continue reading Shakespeare Festival Has Free Events