Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

This Week in Arts and Letters


Thursday, September 7, 6:30 p.m.

Opening for the 2017 Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition

Schmidt Center Gallery: Friday, September 8 – Saturday, October 14, 2017

Ritter Art Gallery: Friday, September 8 – Saturday, November 4, 2017

The Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition is presented every other fall semester and features producing visual and media artists as well as designers teaching in the following Colleges and Schools at FAU: 

Department of Visual Arts and Art History and School of Communication and Multimedia Studies in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters; School of Architecture in the College for Design and Social Inquiry; and two artists employed by the FAU Libraries.

Free and open to the public.

Information: 561-297-2966


April Ryan

Tuesday, September 19, 2 p.m.

“Fake News and the Modern Presidency,” with White House Correspondent April Ryan

University Theatre, FAU Boca Raton

Tickets: $25; FAU Students Free

Purchase tickets at www.fauevents.com or 561-297-6124. Students must present ID at the Box Office in FAU’s Student Union by Friday, Sept. 8 at 5 p.m.

White House Correspondent April Ryan has a unique vantage point as the only black female reporter covering urban issues from the White House – a position she has held since the Clinton era.  She also can be seen almost daily on CNN as a political analyst. Ryan’s books include “The Presidency in Black and White” and “At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White.”

Ryan is at FAU as part of the Fifth Annual Robert J. Bailyn Symposium on the First Amendment. Other symposium participants include Rick Christie, Editorial page editor, the Palm Beach Post; Frank Cerabino, Metro columnist, the Palm Beach Post; Rosemary O’Hara, Editorial page editor, the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel; and Tom O’Hara, former Managing  editor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Book signing to follow lecture.

Lecture is presented by the Departments of Political Science, the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies, and the Jack Miller Forum as part of FAU’s commemoration of Constitution Day.



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