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VIU Media Studies hosts Showcase and Social on April 25

April 18, 2024

The Showcase and Social is also being live streamed from the Rogers TV studio.  Join Vancouver Island University (VIU) Media Studies students and faculty on Thursday, April 25 from 4 to 7 pm at Shaw, 4316 Boban Drive in Nanaimo, for a year-end presentation of projects and recognition of graduates.  At 5 pm, video production students from the Digital Media course 281 will coordinate a live stream... Read more

Leon Potter, a VIU Theatre Professor, faces the camera, smiling.

VIU Theatre Professor explores a “Grotesque” Satirical Play During First Colloquium Lecture

January 10, 2022

Arts & Humanities Colloquium Series returns this spring with a thought-provoking lineup. Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Spring Arts & Humanities Colloquium Series will take audience members on a journey through the theatre of grotesque, and audio media techniques and creative pathways for producers and audiences. The Colloquium Series began in 2009 with the aim of creating... Read more

Drummer Brain, Prison Theatre and Heritage Graffiti Featured in Colloquium Talks

September 24, 2018

Free public lecture series hosted by the VIU Faculty of Arts and Humanities covers range of themes From how drummers, prisoners and 16th Century Scottish women think; to the role graffiti plays in the art world; to an investigation of how media creates a sense of belonging, a free public lecture series at Vancouver Island University (VIU) investigates a wide range of topics. Every year, Vancouver... Read more