2010-2011 Speech Speaker Seminar Series Archive - Speech & Communication Studies Department

Fall 2010 Schedule

  • Nonverbal Intercultural Communication
    • Friday, October 1, 2010
    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Room 3101, Building 3, first floor, Fremont campus
    • RaeAnn Ianniello, Instructor of Speech & Communication Studies, Ohlone College; and Professional Trainer
    • Learn how culture dictates one's non-verbal behaviors and mannerisms
    • Explore the different types and functions of non-verbal communication
    • Develop a deeper sense of appreciation for our unique differences

  • Stripped Lives
    • Friday, October 15, 2010
    • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • Room 2133, Building 2, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Capri Burrows, Performer, San Jose State University
    • Whether a student, a mother, or a model, a young woman must socially construct her feminine identity on a daily basis. Stripped Lives is an oral history performance exploring feminine gender identity through the life experiences of strippers—as told by the dancers themselves.

  • Eight Habits of Highly Effective Students
    • Friday, October 29, 2010
    • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
    • Room 3101, Building 3, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Kay Harrison, Professor Emeritus of Speech & Communication Studies, Ohlone College
    • The audience will be introduced to Stephen Covey's work on the eight habits of highly effective people and ways these habits can be incorporated into being a successful student.

  • Escaping Anger:  Using Communication to Avoid Traps
    • Friday, November 5, 2010
    • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
    • Room 6204, Building 6, second floor, Fremont campus
    • RaeAnn Ianniello, Instructor of Speech & Communication Studies, Ohlone College; and Professional Trainer
    • Explore what's behind your anger and frustration
    • Practice coping skills to minimize hostility and improve relationships

  • Madhouse Rhythm
    • Friday, December 3, 2010
    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Room 2133, Building 2, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Joshua Walters, San Francisco State University
    • Performance of a Mad Man that uses a variety of styles, including hip hop theater spoken word and beatbox.

Spring 2011 Schedule

  • Romantic Communication
    • Monday, February 14, 2011 (Valentine's Day)
    • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    • Room 7108, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus
    • RaeAnn Ianniello, Instructor of Speech & Communication Studies, Ohlone College; and Professional Trainer

  • How to use, write, and perform a Communication Analysis
    • Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    • Room 4101A, Building 4, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Want to learn how to use, write, and perform a Communication Analysis: The process of applying a communication theory to an artifact (i.e., a photo, a sign, a poster, a work of art, etc.). Two guest Forensics competitors from San Francisco State University.

  • "Beat" A Performance Ethnography
    • Friday, March 4, 2011
    • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • Room 2133, Building 2, first floor, Fremont campus
    • A Performance Ethnography on the Impact of the Educational Budget cuts in the California State University System by Vincent Chandler, San Francisco State University

  • Ohlone College Study Abroad Trip to Egypt
    • Friday, March 11, 2011
    • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • Room 2133, Building 2, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Communication Studies Students share their experiences traveling to Egypt in January 2011

  • Women's History Month - Our History is Our Strength
    • Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    • Jackson Theatre, Smith Center at Ohlone College, Fremont campus
    • Come share a poem, song, or spoken, or short autobiography that honors the theme for Women's History Month - Our History is Our Strength

  • How to Read Poetry Aloud
    • Friday, April 8, 2011
    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Room 2133, Building 2, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Professor Robert Mitchell, English Department, Ohlone College

  • Aunting: Cultural practices that sustain family and community life
    • Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    • 9:45am - 11:20am
    • Room changed to: Room NC1100, first floor, Wing 1, Newark campus
    • Dr. Laura Ellingson, Professor of Women's Studies & Communication Studies, Santa Clara University talking about her new book on "Aunting: Cultural practices that sustain family and community life."

  • The 4 Secrets to College Life Success
    • Friday, April 22, 2011
    • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    • Room 2133, Building 2, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Clint Pardoe, Professional Life Coach & Instructor of Communication Studies, San Jose State University

  • Blueprints: A Performance
    • Friday, April 29, 2011
    • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • Room 2133, Building 2, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Miranda Olzman, San Francisco State University, Department of Communication Studies

  • Sex Talk
    • Friday, May 6, 2011
    • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • Room 2133, Building 2, first floor, Fremont campus
    • RaeAnn Ianniello, Instructor of Speech & Communication Studies, Ohlone College; and Professional Trainer