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Revision as of 16:33, 23 October 2009

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).

Variant names

Department of Dramatic Arts

Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts

Department of Theatre, Speech, and Cinema

Department of Theatre and Film

Department of Theatre and Media Arts

Description

Established: 1968

Abolished: 1975

Location: Provo, Utah (1968-1975)

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 (1968- )

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Dramatic Arts (1968)

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

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

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Theatre, Speech, and Cinema (1987-1988)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Theatre and Film (1988-1997)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Theatre and Media Arts (1997-)

Associated Archival Materials

Records, 1959-1973. (UA 459)

Records, 1966-1988. (UA 818)

Register to the Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts Records, 2002. (UA 684)

Mary Lou Fulton Chair in Theatre and Media Arts Announcement Materials, 2004. (UA 1042)

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

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

Sources

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)

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

Record ID: EAC-2009-00380


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