Topic: Barbara Smith Conrad

Briscoe Center's 'When I Rise' Honored At International Filmmaker Festival

Oct. 23, 2012

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History's documentary film "When I Rise" has won two awards at the International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema in Kent, United Kingdom.

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College of Fine Arts Announces Barbara Smith Conrad as Spring 2012 Commencement Speaker and Performer

May 14, 2012

Mezzo-soprano Barbara Smith Conrad will be the speaker for the College of Fine Arts spring commencement ceremony at The University of Texas at Austin on May 18 at 3 p.m. in Bass Concert Hall.

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Convocation Speakers at The University of Texas at Austin Represent Diverse Walks of Life and Roles in Society

May 10, 2012

Corporate and industry leaders, a United States circuit judge, outstanding educators, the commander of the Texas Air National Guard, a filming industry executive, a former governor of Colorado, a University of Texas System executive and a distinguished mezzo-soprano who played a key role in the university's history of ethnic diversity will be among the speakers for convocations at The University of Texas at Austin on May 18 and 19.

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Briscoe Center's "When I Rise" Nominated for International Documentary Award

Nov. 2, 2010

"When I Rise," a Dolph Briscoe Center for American History documentary film about African-American mezzo-soprano Barbara Smith Conrad, has been nominated for a prestigious International Documentary Association (IDA) award in the Music Documentary category.

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Documentary "When I Rise" Selected for Indianapolis and New York Film Festivals

July 2, 2010

"When I Rise," a documentary about Barbara Smith Conrad, an opera singer who overcame racial discrimination to achieve international stardom, is an official selection of the Indianapolis International Film Festival and the New York City International Film Festival.

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