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Tom Rogers

Cable TV Pioneer Talks About Present, Future of Interactive Media

Tom Rogers sat down with the Emerson community this week to talk about the current state of television and Internet content, interactive sports media, and the lessons that he had learned throughout his years as a top of executive of a number of cable stations and federal communications lawyer.

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Emerson to Rally in Support of the Arts

With arts funding under attack in President Trump’s draft budget released last week, Emerson’s Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement, Learning, and Research and ArtsEmerson are teaming up with MASSCreative to rally support for the arts and make their case to local lawmakers.

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Engagement Lab Shows the Way to Better Public Engagement with Roadmap

A new tool launched by Emerson’s Engagement Lab promises to help civic leaders navigate the long journeys and bumpy roads of trying to get quality public input into a project or idea.

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Emerson to Embrace the Darkness for Earth Hour 2017

Once again, Emerson College is asking students, faculty, and staff to join people around the world and switch off the lights for one hour on Saturday to raise awareness about climate change.

Emerson College Film Festival 2017

Emerson Film Festival Honors Student Filmmaking at Its Best

The 17th annual Emerson College Film Festival, held last Saturday, featured a diverse lineup of films that explored low-income communities, the immigrant experience, sexual assault, and even a man falling in love with a Christmas tree angel.


From left: Winners Margaret Katch ’04 and Roni Geva (team pitch); Audience Favorite Winner John Bickerstaff ’14; Winner Mike Carrier ’08; Standby Winner Will Taylor ’16; and Winner Matt Klein ’16.

PitchFest 2017

Thu, March 23, 2017 7:00pm

PitchFest is a pitch competition, held in partnership with Final Draft, for Emerson alumni in the LA area and currently enrolled Emerson LA students to test the power of their projects.

Kevin Vallier

Adventures in Ethics Series: "Religion in Politics: A Compelling Liberal Idea"

Tue, March 28, 2017 4:00pm

In this lecture, Kevin Vallier, associate professor of philosophy at Bowling Green State University, argues that such an interpretation is inconsistent with deeper liberal commitments to personal liberty and respect for diversity.

Alex Lehmann '04

"Blue Jay" and "Asperger's Are Us" with Director Alex Lehmann '04

Tue, March 28, 2017 7:00pm

Bright Lights Film Series presents two back-to-back films by alumnus director Alex Lehmann '04, who will discuss the films after each screening.

Fake News

"Fake News and Alternative Facts" Keynote Panel

Wed, March 29, 2017 7:00pm

Join the School of Communication for "Fake News and Alternative Facts: The Role of Universities, Journalism, and Political Communication in Preserving Democracy," an important event around issues of media ethics, journalistic responsibility, and civility in political discourse.

Joshua Sobol

"Theater as a Form of Resistance to Oppression"

Thu, March 30, 2017 4:00pm

How can theater be used as a means toward social change? Engage with Israeli Stage playwright-in-residence Joshua Sobol as he lectures on theater as a form of resistance to oppression.