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Jonah Stands Up

Alumna Wins Directors Guild Diverse Student Film Award

Emerson College alumna Hannah Engelson MFA '15 won a Directors Guild of America (DGA) Student Film Award for diverse directors for her documentary, Jonah Stands Up, about artist, comedian, and disability activist Jonah Bascle.  

Tim Riley

Riley Wins National Award for Book Review

Assistant Professor Tim Riley won a National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award from the Los Angeles Press Club on Monday for his review of Peter Guralnick’s book Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘n’ Roll, on Truthdig.

Maricela Inguanzo with her daughter, Ximena. Photo/Daryl Paranada

Fourth-Grade Students Explore ELA

Fourth graders from KIPP Iluminar Academy visited Emerson College Los Angeles to tour the center and ask questions from a panel of current students and alumni. 

Students from KIPP Ilumniar Academy tour ELA

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Cool Finds Uncovered During Emerson Theater Renovations

Remodeling College buildings has come with some challenges, but also some fun surprises!

Men's Basketball vs. Dean

Emerson Men’s Basketball Defeats Dean College, 84–70

Geoffrey Gray ’19 dished out a game-high 23 points with eight assists and two steals as the Emerson men’s basketball team held off a late comeback from Dean College to grab the 84–70 win.


Emerson Launch

Emerson Launch Creative Enterprises Showcase

Thu, December 08, 2016 6:00pm

Members of the Emerson Launch startup incubator will be joined by students working on creative concepts in publishing, theater, filmmaking, communications, and more. Swing by to share which ideas inspire you and which ones need more work.

The Dying of the Light

Bright Lights Film Series: "The Dying of the Light" with VMA Faculty Director

Thu, December 08, 2016 7:00pm

The Dying of the Light explores the history and craft of motion picture presentation through the lives and stories of the last generation of career projectionists.

Mrs. Warren's Profession

Emerson Stage: "Mrs. Warren's Profession"

Thu, December 08, 2016 8:00pm

Extremely socially advanced for the time, playwright George Bernard Shaw addresses issues of gender roles and the complexity of being female in the 19th century, still resonant today.