2015-2016 Communication Colloquium Series Archive - Speech & Communication Studies Department

Fall 2015 Schedule

Defining Your Professional Identity: What Does Your Social Media Say About You?

  • Friday, September 11, 2015
  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Room 3101, Building 1, first floor, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Anu Khanna, educator and entrepreneur

Comprehension is not consensus: Communication in the postmodern U.S. Classroom and the need for civility

  • Friday, September 25, 2015
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Room FP-16, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Dr. Jill Dishart Leontiadis, Speech and Communication Studies faculty
  • Dr. Leontiadis will discuss the subject of her doctoral thesis

The paradox of masculinity

  • Friday, October 9, 2015
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Room to be announced, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Nick Chivers

Chicana Herstory: You’ve heard ‘his’tory, now hear hers

  • Friday, October 16, 2015
  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Jackson Theatre, Smith Center at Ohlone College
  • Speaker: Maria Ramirez, Story Teller and Performance Artist (and Ohlone College Counselor)
  • Download Chicana Herstory flyer (PDF)
  • Sponsored by Speech and Communication Studies and Chicano Studies Departments. Made possible by funds from ASOC.

The Japanese American experience

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Judy Kaita-Tokubo

Cuz He's Black

  • Wednesday, October 28, 2015
  • 11:45am - 12:45pm
  • Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Javon Johnson, Ph.D

The power of personal choice

  • Friday, November 6, 2015
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Room FP-16, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Liel Sheri Chamonov

Millennials and the impacts of emotional appeals on decision making

  • Friday, December 4, 2015
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Building FP-3, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: John Perez

The Feng Shui of slide preparation

  • Cancelled Friday, December 11, 2015
  • Speaker: Shelley Spratt

Spring 2016 Schedule

Not a Geniune Black Man

  • Thursday, February 11, 2016
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Brian Copeland

So I'm White: Examining White Privilege

  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Professor Brenda Ahntholz, Speech and Communication Studies and Gender and Women's Studies departments

Dynamic Visuals: Practical design principles for your next slide presentation

  • Friday, February 26, 2016
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Room FP-14, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Shelley Spratt
  • Feel free to bring your laptops and/or any slide presentations you are currently working on.

The Power of Trust: Building personal credibility and stronger relationships

  • Friday, March 4, 2016
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Room FP-14, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Rae Ann Ianniello

Just a Piece of Cloth

  • Friday, March 11, 2016
  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Smith Center, Fremont campus
  • A 34-minute documentary in which Bay Area Muslim women share their stories about wearing and not wearing hijab. Discussion will follow the film.
  • Produced and directed by Rosemary Henze, Professor, Linguistics and Language Development at San Jose State University
  • Light refreshments to be served before and after event
  • Download Just a Piece of Cloth flyer (PDF)
  • Sponsored by Communication Studies and ODIAC

Confused or Greedy? The case for validating bisexuality

  • Tuesday, March 29, 2016
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Sam Campbell, Communication Major / Forensic Team / Vice President of Communication Club / 2016 nominee for Outstanding Student

Ethics in an Age of Incivility: Teachings of Paolo Freire in an uncivil society

  • Friday, April 1, 2016
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Room FP-14, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Dr. Jill DiLeontiadis

Communication in the Professional Realm

  • Friday, April 8, 2016
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Room FP-14, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Melissa Moody, Senior PR Professional

Transformative Storytelling: My Journey from Ohlone to a Ph.D at Stanford

Gender and Sex Fair

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016
  • 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Fremont portables between FP-11 and FP-12, Fremont campus
  • Join us in celebrating Ohlone College's first ever Gender and Sex Fair! Come participate in a fun event to raise awareness about the different gender and sex identities and learn about the gender spectrum, rape culture, Free the Nipple movement, gender and disability, masculinity, and many more.

Social Justice and Issues of Equality

  • Thursday, April 21, 2016
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Javon Johnson, National Slam Poet and Ph.D from San Francisco State University

What? Bullying Happens in Workplaces? Understanding What Workplace Bullying Is and What We Can Do About It

  • Friday, April 22, 2016
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Room FP-14, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Dr. Renee Cowan

The Art of Schmoozing (or small talk for big results)

  • Friday, April 29, 2016
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Room FP-14, Fremont campus
  • Speaker: Dr. Krista Phair

"Wait…so you're telling me I'm white?" Asian American Experiences

  • Asian American Panel: Celebrating Asian Pacific American History
  • Wednesday, May 4, 2016
  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus
  • Details about "Wait…so you're telling me I'm white?"
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