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News

Frank Galati onstage

Remembering Northwestern Legend and Theatre Artist Frank Galati

Frank Galati (C65, GC67, GC71), the Academy Award-nominated and Tony Award-winning writer, director, and beloved emeritus professor in the Department of Performance Studies, has passed away at the age of 79.

Events

Mar
9
2023
BEING BEBE (2021) with BeBe Zahara Benet & filmmaker Emily Branham
5:00 PM Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh, 40 Arts Circle Drive
BEING BEBE (Emily Branham, 2021, 93 min, digital) IN PERSON: EMILY BRANHAM AND MARSHALL NGWA AKA BEBE ZAHARA BENET WITH...
Jun
10
2023
SoC Undergraduate Convocation
9:00 AM Welsh-Ryan Arena/McGaw Memorial Hall, 2705 Ashland Avenue
Students participating in convocation will receive an email regarding obtaining tickets for their guetsts to attend this...

Featured Event

Mara Brock Akil headshot

Dialogue with the Dean on October 6. 

Dean E. Patrick Johnson will host Mara Brock Akil (BSJ 92), a prolific, multi-award-winning television writer, producer, and showrunner. She has created over 400 episodes of television, including the groundbreaking series Girlfriends (2000), its spin-off The Game (2006), BET’s Being Mary Jane (2013), CW’s Black Lightning (2018), and Love Is__ (2018) on OWN.

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Dialogue Magazine

The magazine is published twice annually for alumni and friends of the School of Communication

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Summer 2022

In this issue:

  • Course connection
    New school initiatives explore the communicative ties that bind us.
  • Mighty real
    Dean E. Patrick Johnson goes Hollywood with students and alumni in a festival show.
  • Turning tables
    Kelvin Boddie explores sound through music and theatre.

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