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Deaf activist Nyle DiMarco presents at Academic Lecture Series

September 12, 2017
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Fine Arts
University Theatre

The Lamar University Academic Lecture Series presents a distinguished lecture featuring model, actor and deaf activist Nyle DiMarco, winner of Dancing with the Stars and America’s Next Top Model, on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the University Theatre.

The free event is hosted by the College of Fine Arts and Communication.

Nyle DiMarco



3 PM: LU Student Lecture in the University Theatre

7 PM: Free Public Lecture in the University Theatre

8 PM: Audience Meet & Greet

Born into a multigenerational deaf family, DiMarco is an honorary spokesperson for Language Equality and Acquisition for Deaf Kids and founder of the Nyle DiMarco Foundation, which works to improve the lives of deaf people around the world. DiMarco was also a creative collaborator on The ASL App, created by native deaf signers to teach conversational American Sign Language.

The Lamar University Academic Lecture Series, funded by student service fees, adds a significant asset to the university by supporting the LU academic community to hold two lectures each year featuring distinguished speakers whose disciplines are represented by each of the university’s colleges.


College of Fine Arts & Communication
(409) 880-8137