Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for a Digital Age 2001–2012
Ritter Art Gallery: September 5 – October 25, 2014 


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Images: Installations shots of Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for a Digital Age 2001-2012 in the Ritter Art Gallery


Archive Public Programs

Two Exhibitions & A Series of Public Programs

Artist Talk with Tim B. Wride
Thursday, October 30
12pm in VA-105


Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for a Digital Age 2001–2012 will be the third in a series of recent poster exhibitions that have provided an overview on international contemporary socio-political poster design, beginning in 2005 with Graphic Imperative: International Posters of Peace, Social Justice and The Environment 1965–2005 and in 2010 with Graphic Intervention: International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985–2010.

In Conversation with AIRIE
Thursday, October 23
12pm in VA-105

Everything everGLADES
Thursday, October 16
7pm at the University Theatre
An in-depth discussion on the ecology, sustainability, social justice and the arts in the Everglades. This public program  is in-conjunction with Common Ground: Artists in the Everglades presented in the Schmidt Center Gallery from September 20 – November 5, 2014

Artist Talk with Gustavo Matamoros
Thursday, October 2
12pm in VA-105


Doris Sommer, Ph.D., Harvard University presents
Art Works: Cultural Agents Tackle Urgent Social Challenges
Monday, October 6
7pm at the University Theatre
Advocacy & Activism:
Catalysts for Social Change

The Doris Sommer public lecture is sponsored by the generous support of Walter and Lalita Janke and the Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative.

Michael J. Horswell, Ph.D., FAU Associate
Professor and Interim Associate Dean
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Fred Fejes, Ph.D., FAU Professor
School of Communications and Multimedia Studies
Jane Caputi, Ph.D., FAU Professor
Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
and Communications and Multimedia Studies
Kate MacMillin, FIU Assistant Professor
Department of Journalism and Broadcasting
Jay Critchley
Multi-media artist and activist

This program is in conjunction with Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for the Digital Age 2001– 2012 presented at the
Ritter Art Gallery from September 5 through October 25, 2014.


Reading by Andrew Furman
Friday, October 10
6:30pm at the Schmidt Center Gallery
Andrew Furman is the author of Bitten: My Unexpected Love Affair with Florida, the memoir, My Los Angeles in Black and (Almost) White (Syracuse UP 2010), the novel, Alligators May Be Present (Terrace Books/University of Wisconsin Press 2005), and two works of literary criticism, Israel Through the Jewish-American Imagination (SUNY Press 1997) and Contemporary Jewish-American Writers and the Multicultural Dilemma (Syracuse UP 2000). His essays, reviews, and fiction have appeared in such publications as Poets & Writers, Oxford American, Ecotone, Agni Online, JewishFiction.Net, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Forward, Image, Tikkun, and the Miami Herald.