From the Chair
The Department of Journalism, Communication, and Theatre announces two new majors. First, a new 42-credit major in Multimedia Journalism, with tracks in print, broadcast, and multilingual journalism. Read more about this major. Second, we now offer a 42-credit B.A. in Dance. Read more about this major. The Department also offers a 42-credit B.A in Theatre, with tracks in Acting, Directing, Production Design, Playwriting, Dramatic Literature, and Theatre Management, an interdisciplinary B.F.A. degree in Theatre-Dance, and a Minor in Dance. — Miguel Perez
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Ni’Ja Whitson is an interdisciplinary artist,
independent choreographer, and writer who engages a nexus of postmodern
and African diasporic performance practices. A 2013-2014 Movement
Research Artist in Residence, she is creating a live interdisciplinary
of 1980s black gay films. Choreographic works include assisting and
collaborating with theater and dance artists such as Dianne McIntyre,
Regina Taylor, April Berry, and Darrell Jones; while creating her own
touring solo and group projects. Her current work-in-progress
"Babanla Ayaba" was marked as a 2013 Creative Capital “On Our Radar”
project to watch. Read more
News and Announcements
Lehman College dance students will be performing alongside STREB, New York's own action heroes, on December 6th! Elizabeth Streb and her Extreme Action Company give action a voice and story in FORCES. It's the theater of flight. Big Ideas, Big Hardware, Big Hearts and Big Muscles in a Big Show for the whole family.
Elaine Rivera, a member of the faculty in the Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Department, passed away last weekend. She was 54. Rivera joined the faculty at Lehman College in 2009 as a substitute lecturer, bringing nearly thirty years of experience at top news organizations around the country, including Time magazine, the Washington Post, and WNYC Radio. One year after joining Lehman, she was promoted to the rank of Distinguished Lecturer.
The Motherf**ker With the Hat
In October, the Theatre Program presented the 2011 Tony-nominated play The Motherf**ker With the Hat, written by Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Lehman Stages Director Dante Albertie. The production ran from October 23 to October 27. Read more
Awards for Lehman Theater
The Theatre Program at Lehman College – City University of New York has earned two Merit Awards in Acting Performance from respondents of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KC/ACTF) Region 1 for its fall theatre productions of Marisol and Noises Off. Read more
Arts and Humanities Works in Progress Series for Spring 2014
All talks take place on a Wednesday in Music 313, 12:30-2:00
LECTURE: March 26, 2014
“Diversity and Corporate Cosmopolitanism in the Workforce of a Global Magazine Publishing Company."
Nicholas Boston, Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism, Communication and Theatre
Based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted at and around the New York headquarters of a major global magazine publishing company between September 2008 and October 2009, this paper explores discourses and practices of diversity in workforce hiring in the glossy magazine industry.
Last modified: Dec 9, 2013