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Oliver Herring: Areas for Action

Emerson Advancing Media Arts with New Downtown Gallery

Emerson College will open one of Boston’s first media arts-focused galleries next month, offering a new venue to highlight the work of Emerson faculty and international media artists, and adding momentum to the transformation of the downtown neighborhood.

Presidential debate panel

Panelists Debate Election Coverage Before Candidates Debate Issues

Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Carole Simpson appeared on a panel Monday night with Trump regional campaign field coordinator Bill McCarthy and former Clinton administration communication strategist Fred Baldassaro ’96 to introduce the first presidential debate between Trump and Hillary Clinton to the fiery crowd.

Acappellics Anonymous

Emerson A Cappella Group Performs at Food Bank Fundraiser

Nine members of Emerson College a cappella group Acappellics Anonymous performed at a fundraiser for the Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) last week, where they put on an eclectic set of songs, ranging from a “Boogie Wonderland” mashup to “Reflections” by MisterWives. 

Coleman Bender

Retired Communications Professor Bender a Classroom Innovator

Coleman C. Bender, a longtime Emerson College faculty member known for his engaging classroom presence and his innovative Interpersonal Communication course among others, died June 30 in Boca Raton, Florida, at the age of 95.

Angela Davis

Activist Angela Davis Ignites, Inspires at Emerson Event

Social justice activist and political scholar Angela Davis received a standing ovation before she even reached the podium as she walked onto the stage at Emerson College’s Cutler Majestic Theater on September 21. She received two more before the conclusion of her keynote speaking event.


Machine de Cirque

ArtsEmerson: Machine de Cirque

Wed, September 21, 2016 7:30pm

Machine de Cirque, a new Quebec City circus company, presents a show for all audiences that is wildly acrobatic, poetic and humorous.

"Giant" still

Bright Lights Film Series: BOSCPUG Presents "Giant" with Co-Creators

Tue, September 27, 2016 7:00pm

The Boston Creative Pro User Group (BOSCPUG) begins their fall series with a special virtual reality event around Giant. Come learn about the making of this cinematic virtual reality experience from its creators, Milica Zec and Winslow Porter. 

Jennine Capo Crucet

WLP Reading Series: Jennine CapĆ³ Crucet

Wed, October 05, 2016 4:00pm

Jennine Capó Crucet is the author of the novel, Make Your Home Among Strangers, from St. Martin's Press, long-listed for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Family weekend

Family Weekend 2016

Fri, October 21, 2016 12:00pm

We invite you and your family to join us in October for Family Weekend 2016!

The 2016 ELA Film & Media Festival

Emerson LA Film & Media Festival

Sat, October 22, 2016 11:00am

Join us for a celebration of Emerson alumni professional work and for ELA's biggest party of the year!