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Back to School Lecture

featuring

Jennette McCurdy

Jennette McCurdy

October 04, 2022

Show 1: Doors Open 4PM | Event Starts 5PM • Doors Close 5:30PM

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Stamp Grand Ballroom

FREE for all UMD Students
(Must have Valid Student I.D.)
TICKETS DO NOT GUARANTEE ENTRY

About this event

Join us for an evening with  Jennette McCurdy, best known for her newly released memoir I’m Glad My Mom Died, as well as her starring role as Sam in hit Nickolodean shows iCarly and Sam and Cat This event will feature a moderated Q&A as well as an audience Q&A (time permitting).

Show 2: Doors Open 7PM | Event Starts 8PM • Doors Close 8:30PM

Jennette McCurdy

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New York Times Bestselling Author Jennette McCurdy has been showcasing her multitude of talents for over 20 years, with more than 100 credits under her belt between film and TV. Most recently, Jennette
has chronicled the unflinching details surrounding her life and rise to
fame in her newly released memoir I’m Glad My Mom Died. In the inspiring book of resilience and independence, Jennette uses candor and dark humor as she dives into her struggles as a former child actor—including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother—and how she retook control of her life.

Having rose to fame at a young age, Jennette starred in two of Nickelodeon's biggest shows, iCarly and the spinoff Sam & Cat. Once she graduated from those shows, she quickly broke into much more adult roles, playing the lead in the dark and edgy Netflix mystery series Between and R-rated Hulu comedy Little Bitches. 

In addition to her impressive acting resume, Jennette is an accomplished creator. Her darkly comedic one-woman show I’m Glad My Mom Died, which she wrote, directed, and stars in, had a sold-out run at Lyric Hyperion Theatre. She has also been published in the Huffington Post and the Wall Street Journal, and hosts a popular podcast, Empty Inside, where she speaks with guests about uncomfortable topics in the hopes of making those conversations less taboo, all while learning and growing along the way.

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{UMD community only}

 

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ACCOMMODATIONS 

If you are in need of any accommodations, please let us know at least TWO (2) weeks prior to the day of the event.

Please contact SEE Coordinator Abby Callas, acallas@umd.edu

SOFTWARE DISRUPTION

 

Any attempted disruption to software used to host this event, including but not limited to web-conferencing software, webpage hosting, or other platforms will not be tolerated. If any individual takes action that results in the event needing to end early, the responsible party may be held liable for any damages, financial or otherwise. All disruptive participants will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct (Code 10.d.4. “Engaging in disorderly or disruptive action that interferes with University or community activities, including but not limited to studying, teaching, research, and University administration”) or the appropriate campus entities and/or law enforcement.