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News

Thomas Lux '70

Thomas Lux ’70 a “Robust and Tender” Poet, Teacher

As a poet, Thomas Lux ’70 was a “supporter of all the underdogs,” his verses often infused with the worries of the working class, sometimes with the tang of his father’s dairy farm, said his friend of nearly five decades, Emerson Professor John Skoyles.

Nejem Raheem

Raheem, Mihailidis Win 2017 Huret Award for Research

Emerson faculty members Nejem Raheem and Paul Mihailidis will take the Fall 2017 semester off to study, respectively, effects of drought on humans and the use of media to effect local change.

Elizabeth Horan '17 honored for Senior Day

Emerson Basketball Ends Season With Wins

Both the Emerson men’s and women’s basketball squads toppled NEWMAC teams with better records to close out their seasons on Saturday, February 18, at Suffolk University’s Regan Gymnasium.

Irma Mann '67 LHD '92

Irma Mann Remembered as ‘Leader Ahead of Her Time’

Irma Mann ’67 LHD ’92, a Trustee Emerita and generous friend to Emerson College, and a pioneer in the world of hospitality marketing and advertising, died Tuesday, February 14.

The Dying of the Light

Flynn’s “Dying of the Light” to Get Film Critics’ Award

Emerson faculty member Peter Flynn will be honored by the Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC) for his documentary, The Dying of the Light, about the demise of film projection in the digital age.

Events

Tracy K. Smith

WLP Reading Series: Tracy K. Smith

Thu, February 23, 2017 4:00pm


Tracy K. Smith's collection, Life on Mars, won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and was selected as a New York Times Notable Book.

Madeline Di Nonno, Chief Executive Officer of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, will discuss diversity at a panel on the Oscars at ELA on February 23.

Oscar Talk: Panel Discussions on the Academy Awards

Thu, February 23, 2017 7:00pm


Join us for a series of panel discussions on the Academy Awards, featuring panels about promoting diversity within the entertainment industry, creating Oscar buzz, the business of movies, and the Oscar's impact from a European perspective.

Ribbons on the Runway

Ribbons on the Runway 2017

Sun, February 26, 2017 4:00pm


Alpha Epsilon Phi presents the 13th annual Ribbons on the Runway fashion show and silent auction.

Tim Edgar

Tim Edgar Memorial Serivce

Thu, March 02, 2017 5:00pm


Please join us as we celebrate, honor, and remember our friend, teacher, and colleague Tim Edgar.

"Othello in the Seraglio"

Opera and Panel Discussion: "Othello in the Seraglio"

Thu, March 02, 2017 7:00pm


A special event and performance of Othello in the Seraglio begins with a panel discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar Stephen Greenblatt on the diverse societies of Islam and the treatment of race in Shakespeare.