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The Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts was created in 1968 as part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. The department has been known as many different names:  Dept. of Theatre and Cinematic Arts (1975-1987), Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Cinema (1987-1988), Dept. of Theatre and Film (1988-1997), and Dept. of Theatre and Media Arts (1997-present). Those who served as Department Chairmen were: Lael J. Woodbury (1968-1972) and Parley W. Newman (1972-1975), Charles L. Metten (1976-1980), Harold R. Oaks (1980-1994), Eric Fielding (1994-1998), Robert A. Nelson (1998-2005), Rodger D. Sorensen (2005-present).
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The Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts was created in 1968 as part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. It was previously it was known as the Department of Dramatic Arts. Those who served as department chairmen were: Lael J. Woodbury (1967-1972) and Parley W. Newman (1972-1975).
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==Variant names==  
 
==Variant names==  
  
Department of Dramatic Arts
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Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications. Dept. of Speech and Dramatic Arts
  
Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts
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Brigham Young University. Speech and Dramatic Arts Dept.
 
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Department of Theatre, Speech, and Cinema
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Department of Theatre and Film
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Department of Theatre and Media Arts
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==Description==
 
==Description==
  
Established: [[established in::date::1968]]
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Established: [[established in::date::1967]]
  
Abolished:  
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Abolished: [[abolished in::date::1975]]
  
Location: [[location of::Provo, Utah]] ([[date::1968]]-)
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Location: [[location of::Provo, Utah]] ([[date::1967]]-[[date::1975]])
  
 
==Functions==
 
==Functions==
  
To help students prepare for such things as becoming teachers, directors, actors, clinicians, or members of any one of several related professions.  Studies focus in the areas of speech, dramatic arts, and communicative habilitation.  The area of speech offers a public address major and selected courses for personal development in argumentation and debate, communication theory, discussion, public speaking, rhetoric, and speech criticism.  The dramatic arts curriculum is designed to lead to professional competency in teaching on the secondary level, in acting, directing, or playwriting, or in technical theatre. Communicative habilitation developed out of concern for people with communication impairments.
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To help students prepare for such things as becoming teachers, directors, actors, clinicians, or members of any one of several related professions.  Studies focus in the areas of speech, dramatic arts, and communicative habilitation.  The area of speech offers a public address major and selected courses for personal development in argumentation and debate, communication theory, discussion, public speaking, rhetoric, and speech criticism.  The dramatic arts curriculum is designed to lead to professional competency in teaching on the secondary level, in acting, directing, or playwriting, or in technical theatre. Communicative habilitation developed out of concern for people with communication impairments.
  
 
==Assets and Administrative Structure==
 
==Assets and Administrative Structure==
  
The department was administered by a department chair, under direction of the college dean. The department was associated with the College of Fine Arts and Communications(1968-present).  
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The department was administered by a department chair, under direction of the college dean. The department was associated with the College of Fine Arts and Communications.
  
 
==Associated Units==
 
==Associated Units==
  
Associative unit: [[associative unit::Brigham Young University. Dept. of Dramatic Arts]] ([[date::1968]])
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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications]] ([[date::1967]]-[[date::1975]])
  
Associative unit: [[associative unit::Brigham Young University. Dept. of Speech]] ([[date::1968]])
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Earlier unit: [[earlier unit::Brigham Young University. Dept. of Dramatic Arts]] ([[date::1967]])
  
Superior unit: [[superior unit::Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications]] ([[date::1968]]-)
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Earlier unit: [[earlier unit::Brigham Young University. Dept. of Speech (1961-1968)]] ([[date::1967]])
  
Later unit: [[later unit::Brigham Young University. Theatre and Cinematic Arts]] ([[date::1975]]-[[date::1987]])
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Later unit: [[later unit::Brigham Young University. Dept. of Theatre and Cinematic Arts]] ([[date::1975]])
  
Later unit: [[later unit::Brigham Young University. Theatre, Speech, and Cinema]] ([[date::1987]]-[[date::1988]])
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==Associated Archival Materials==
  
Later unit: [[later unit::Brigham Young University. Theatre and Film]] ([[date::1988]]-[[date::1997]])
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Records, 1966-1988 (UA 818)
  
Later unit: [[later unit::Brigham Young University. Theatre and Media Arts]] ([[date::1997]]-)
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Correspondence and Records of the Speech and Dramatic Arts Department, 1917 (UA 87)
  
==Associated Archival Materials==
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Department Chair Files, 1947-1989, 1966-1981 (UA 684)
  
Records, 1959-1973. (UA 459)
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==Sources==
  
==Sources==
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Unpublished history of "Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts," circa 1975, in Brigham Young University centennial history collection, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah: |b p. 13 ("Department of Public Speaking and Dramatic Art established, 1920) p. 30 (name changed to Speech Department, 1929) p. 68 (name changed to Speech and Dramatic Arts, circa 1953) p. 69 (department split to form two, "Department of Dramatic Arts and the Department of Speech," 1961) p. 72-73 (departments recombined to form "Speech and Dramatic Arts," 1967)
  
 
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1968-70: p. 100 (Department curriculum now part of Speech and Dramatic Arts) p. 518 (Lael J. Woodbury, Chair)
 
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1968-70: p. 100 (Department curriculum now part of Speech and Dramatic Arts) p. 518 (Lael J. Woodbury, Chair)
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Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1975-76: p. 284 (Dept. name known as Theatre and Cinematic Arts)  
 
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1975-76: p. 284 (Dept. name known as Theatre and Cinematic Arts)  
  
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1976-77: p. 268 (Charles L. Metten, Chair)
 
 
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1980-81: p. 250 (Harold R. Oaks, Chair)
 
 
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1987-88: p. 306 (Dept. name known as Theatre, Speech, and Cinema)
 
 
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1994-95: p. 382 (Eric Fielding, Chair)
 
 
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1997-98: p. 381  (Dept. name known as Theatre and Media Arts) 
 
 
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-99: p. 377 (Robert A. Nelson, Chair)
 
 
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 2005-06: p. 414  (Rodger D. Sorensen, Chair) 
 
 
 
==Maintenance Information==
 
==Maintenance Information==
  
 
Record ID:
 
Record ID:
 
EAC-2009-00380
 
EAC-2009-00380
 
  
 
Creator: LFW
 
Creator: LFW

Latest revision as of 16:20, 22 October 2013

The Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts was created in 1968 as part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. It was previously it was known as the Department of Dramatic Arts. Those who served as department chairmen were: Lael J. Woodbury (1967-1972) and Parley W. Newman (1972-1975).

Variant names

Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications. Dept. of Speech and Dramatic Arts

Brigham Young University. Speech and Dramatic Arts Dept.

Description

Established: 1967

Abolished: 1975

Location: Provo, Utah (1967-1975)

Functions

To help students prepare for such things as becoming teachers, directors, actors, clinicians, or members of any one of several related professions. Studies focus in the areas of speech, dramatic arts, and communicative habilitation. The area of speech offers a public address major and selected courses for personal development in argumentation and debate, communication theory, discussion, public speaking, rhetoric, and speech criticism. The dramatic arts curriculum is designed to lead to professional competency in teaching on the secondary level, in acting, directing, or playwriting, or in technical theatre. Communicative habilitation developed out of concern for people with communication impairments.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The department was administered by a department chair, under direction of the college dean. The department was associated with the College of Fine Arts and Communications.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications (1967-1975)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Dramatic Arts (1967)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Speech (1961-1968) (1967)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Theatre and Cinematic Arts (1975)

Associated Archival Materials

Records, 1966-1988 (UA 818)

Correspondence and Records of the Speech and Dramatic Arts Department, 1917 (UA 87)

Department Chair Files, 1947-1989, 1966-1981 (UA 684)

Sources

Unpublished history of "Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts," circa 1975, in Brigham Young University centennial history collection, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah: |b p. 13 ("Department of Public Speaking and Dramatic Art established, 1920) p. 30 (name changed to Speech Department, 1929) p. 68 (name changed to Speech and Dramatic Arts, circa 1953) p. 69 (department split to form two, "Department of Dramatic Arts and the Department of Speech," 1961) p. 72-73 (departments recombined to form "Speech and Dramatic Arts," 1967)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1968-70: p. 100 (Department curriculum now part of Speech and Dramatic Arts) p. 518 (Lael J. Woodbury, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1972-73: p. 545 (Parley W. Newman, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1975-76: p. 284 (Dept. name known as Theatre and Cinematic Arts)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00380

Creator: LFW