Okaka Dokotum

Ugandan film expert, NIU alumnus returns to campus on Fulbright award

NIU alumnus Okaka Dokotum is returning to DeKalb in impressive fashion this semester – on a prestigious Fulbright faculty award. Dokotum, a native of Uganda, is in residence in NIU’s Department of English while researching African film adaptations of African literary works.

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Robert Self

NIU film expert Robert Self will lead discussion after Oct. 18 screening of 1975 movie, ‘Nashville’

Musicians who are mega-celebrities. Hyped-up presidential elections. Assassination attempts against famous figures. A seemingly endless war abroad. A public largely disaffected from politics. This might sound like a characterization of the United States  today, but these are features of Robert Altman’s 1975

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Photo illustration of climbing the career ladder

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announces winners of annual alumni, faculty, staff awards

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has selected 11 recipients for the 2012 Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Awards, which celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of outstanding individuals in each category. After the college’s 50th anniversary in 2009, these awards became

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