2014-2015 Communication Colloquium Series Archive - Speech & Communication Studies Department

Fall 2014 Schedule

  • "Assert Yourself: Making your point and getting what you want"
    • Friday, September 19, 2014
    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Room 3101, Building 3, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Speaker: Rae Ann Ianniello, Speech Communication faculty

  • "Construction of Gender Identity in Sports Media Messages"
    • Thursday, September 25, 2014
    • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    • Room NC1100, first floor, Wing 1, Newark campus
    • Speaker: Nick Chivers

  • Civic Engagement Colloquium
    • Wednesday, October 15, 2014
    • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    • Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Congressional Representatives from the Ro Khanna campaign and Mike Honda campaign will be speaking about civic engagement. A question and answer session is planned as well as time for you to meet and chat with the representatives. We hope to see you there!

  • "How Hidden is Agenda? Political Communication 101"
    • Tuesday, October 21, 2014
    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Room NP-12, Newark campus (NP = Newark Portable)
    • Speaker: Barbara Myslik

  • "Diversity in the Workplace"
    • Thursday, October 23, 2014
    • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
    • Room 2133, Building 2, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Speaker: Yoav Zeevi (VP of Facebook)

  • Showcase of New Speech Communication Courses for Spring 2015
    • Friday, October 24, 2014
    • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
    • Room 3201, Building 3, second floor, Fremont campus
    • Speakers: Capri Burrows (new course: Performance Studies) and Krista Phair (new course: Health Communication)

  • On Why Uncertainty is Good for Us: A Philosophical Yawp on Humanism
    • Friday, December 5, 2014
    • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    • Room 3101, Building 3, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Speakers: Zac Walsh and Eric Heltzel

Spring 2015 Schedule

  • Engaging Audiences Through Storytelling
    • Friday, February 20, 2015
    • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    • Room 3201, Building 3, second floor, Fremont campus
    • Speaker: Drew Patterson

  • Community Dialogue on Race and Social Injustice: in response to Charlie Hebdo, Eric Garner, and the Ferguson verdict
    • Friday, February 27, 2015
    • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    • Room 7101, Building 1, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Light refreshments will be provided
    • This seminar is for students, faculty, staff, administration, and community members.
    • Co-sponsored by the Communication Studies Department and Ohlone College Human Resources Department

  • How to Write the Social Science Research Paper: Steps, Elements, and Structure 
    • Wednesday, March 11, 2015
    • 2:00pm
    • Library, first floor of Hyman Hall, Fremont campus
    • Speaker: Barbara Myslik, Instructor of Speech & Communication Studies and Coordinator of the Newark Communication Lab

  • Building Leadership Communication Skills 
    • Friday, March 13, 2015
    • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    • Room 3201, Building 3, second floor, Fremont campus
    • Speaker: Rae Ann Ianniello
    • Learn how to:
      • Establish credibility, Create rapport, and gain trust
      • Enhance work Relationships
      • Avoid mistakes and conflicts due to misunderstandings
      • Influence or motivate others


  • Queering Body Positivity Through Fat Shame - Miranda Olzman, Performance Artist and Critical Communication Scholar Doctoral Candiate, University of Denver and MA from San Francisco State University
    • Wednesday, March 18, 2015
    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Room HH-113, Hyman Hall, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Come early as space is limited!
    • Please see her on YouTube!

  • I Wouldn't Call This 'Glee': How the Media Fails at Trans 101
    • Friday, March 20, 2015
    • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    • Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Speakers: Nick Chivers and Sage Russo
    • All are welcome!

  • Chicana History: You've Heard History Now Hear Hers
    • Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    • Jackson Theatre, Smith Center at Ohlone College, Fremont campus
    • Speakers: Maria Ramirez

  • Maybe That's Not What She Said: Exploring Woman's Sexuality
    • Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    • Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus
    • Speaker: Sage Russo

  • Get Active - Community Discussion on the Environment (one of Ohlone College's Earth Week events)
    • Friday, April 24, 2015
    • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
    • Building FP-2, Fremont campus
    • Sponsored by the Speech and Communication Studies Department

  • Capitalism in China: Shanghai to Guangzhou
    • Tuesday, May 5, 2015
    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    • Building FP-17, Fremont campus
    • Speaker: David Ou - former Ohlone student, Captain of the debate team, and graduate of UC Irvine
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