Each student will present an informative speech on his or her topic. Students should pay close attention to the speeches their peers make, since a quiz will be given afterwards on the information presented in the speeches. Main Topic: Art Topic Choices (Must choose only one topic / Choices must not overlap): 1-Art Crime: Vandalism, Art Theft, Forgery 2-Duties of Stage Management 3-Life of Gillian Lynne 4-Sundance Film Festival 5-Art Therapy and Art-based Assessments 6-Art in Dementia Care 7-The Harlem Renaissance 8-History of Art Deco 9-How Audio Amplifiers Work 10-The Art of DSLR Photography 11-The History of Pop Art 12-Process of Conserving Fresco Paintings 13-The Value & Use of Ultramarine Paint in the Past 14-Why Skyscrapers Don’t Fall 15-Qing Dynasty Pottery and Europe 16-The Art of Islamic Calligraphy 17-The Cult of Virgin Mary in the Middle Ages 18-20th Century African Art 19-The Jungian Archetype and Literature 20-Existentialism in Modern Art 21-Picasso and Guernica 22-How Phonographs Work 23-Art Television and The Simpsons 24-The Czechoslovak New Wave 25-Documentary Film and Latin America 26-Edinburgh Fringe 27-Andy Warhol and Pop Art 28-Yuhki Kuramoto and New Age music 29-Auctions (e.g. Sotheby’s, Cristie’s) and Art as an Investment 30-Alfred Stieglitz and his Photography Required Length: 3 min. Visual Aid (PowerPoint): - Using a PowerPoint is discouraged, but you may use one only if you feel that certain images are completely necessary to the speech. - Maximum number of slides: one , Maximum number of images: three - No words can be included in the slide. - Those who prepared a PowerPoint must have the file checked and ready on the class computer before class starts. You may not use a visual aid if you fail to do so. Failure to adhere to the above instructions will automatically result in point deduction.