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Norman Lear

Norman Lear to Get Peabody Award for “Chang[ing] the Face of Television”

Legendary television writer/producer and Emerson alumnus Norman Lear ’44 will receive a Peabody Award Saturday, May 20, for creating sitcoms that tackled tough issues and brought racial, gender, and socioeconomic diversity to TV screens at a time when shows were overwhelmingly white and middle class.

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Comedy Team: Emerson Partners with Television Academy to Showcase Oral Histories

Since 2005, Emerson College has housed the American Comedy Archives, including a collection of interviews with people responsible for making us laugh over the last 60-odd years. Now the Comedy Archives interviews will be accessible to audiences around the world, thanks to a partnership with the Television Academy Foundation, the charitable arm of the organization behind the Emmy Awards.

From left: John Peck from Feldspar Studios, Allison Sampson, ELA's vice president and executive director, and Rodney Wardle from Nickelodeon. Photo/Daryl Paranada

ELA Hosts Breakfast for Internship Site Providers

Emerson College Los Angeles hosted a breakfast for internship site providers for the first time in its iconic building and announced it was the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding University Internship Program Award from the California Internship and Work Experience Association in recognition of its unique experiential learning program.

ELA also wins outstanding internship program award

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Emerson-Made Films Screening Throughout IFF Boston

This week’s Independent Film Festival Boston is full of narrative films, shorts, and documentaries made in part by Emersonians.

Cannes Film Festival

Students to Get Hands-On at Cannes

Six Emerson College students will get a beachside view of how the film industry works at the 70th Cannes Film Festival next month.


Tina Martin

Journalism Department Awards

Sat, April 29, 2017 2:00pm

The Journalism Department will hold its Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 29, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel's Washington Room. WGBH reporter Tina Martin '97 will be the emcee. 

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The 36th Annual EVVY Awards

Fri, May 12, 2017 7:00pm

Modeled after professional shows such as the Emmys and the Oscars, the EVVY Awards has become the largest multi-camera, live switch event any school has to offer.

Camille Utterback's "Entangled"

Camille Utterback's "Entangled" at Emerson Urban Arts

Sat, May 13, 2017 7:00pm

An interactive digital art installation, Entangled, from internationally recognized artist Camille Utterback will run through May 13.

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Commencement 2017

Sun, May 14, 2017 10:00am

Go online to watch Emerson College's Class of 2017 graduate!