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John Wentworth Distinguished Alumni Lecture

Distinguished Alumnus on the Myth of “Too Much TV” and Modern Marketing Challenges

There can never be “too much TV” out there, but it has gotten harder to get through to potential audiences about individual shows, television publicist John Wentworth ’81 told a group of Emerson College students, faculty, and staff on Monday, October 24.

Tim Neverett '88

‘Never Say Never’ Says Red Sox Announcer Neverett

Sportscaster Tim Neverett ’88 returned to Emerson College Monday to tell his story and encourage students to keep plugging away at their dreams. 

comedy and politics panel

What’s So Funny About the 2016 Election? Panel Explores Comedy and Politics

A handful of academics, a political strategist, a cartoonist, and a Donald Trump impersonator walk into the Bordy Theater… “Comedy and the 2016 Election,” held Friday, October 21, and sponsored by the School of the Arts and the Center for Comedic Arts, looked at the impact of humor on the campaign season, and vice versa.

ELA Founding Director Kevin Bright '76 with legendary TV producer Norman Lear '44

ELA Film and Media Festival Draws Big Names, Big Crowd

The 16th annual Emerson Los Angeles Film & Media Festival drew more than 200 people on Saturday, October 22 with appearances by TV legend Norman Lear '44, AMC Programming President Joel Stillerman '84, and more.

TV legend Norman Lear among attendees at ELA Film Festival

Emerson Urban Arts: Media Art Gallery

Photos: Emerson Urban Arts: Media Art Gallery Opening Reception

Emerson Urban Arts: Media Art Gallery (EUA), one of the only gallery spaces in Boston dedicated to video, film, new media, and performance art, opened to the public on Friday, October 21.


Richard West

Faculty Research Colloquium Series: Gay and Lesbian Parents in Communication Research

Wed, October 26, 2016 2:00pm

In "Bringing Volume to an Invisible Voice: Studying Gay Fathers and Lesbian Mothers in Communication Research," Professor Rich West will discuss the challenges, opportunities, and joys associated with investigating this family type.

Cynthia Bartlett

Memorial Service for Professor Emerita Cynthia Bartlett

Wed, October 26, 2016 5:00pm

Please join the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) as they celebrate, honor, and remember Professor Emerita Cynthia Bartlett, who died in July 2016 following a long illness. 

Screening of Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed

Screening of Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed

Thu, October 27, 2016 7:00pm

The EBONI Alumni Association invites you to a special screening of Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed on Thursday, October 27 at 7 pm, followed by a conversation moderated by Associate Professor Dr. Angela Cooke-Jackson with special guests!

Create a visual aid for your dreams and support other LA dreamers, movers and shakers!

#BeYourOwnLeadingLady Vision Board Party

Sun, October 30, 2016 11:00am

Create a visual aid for your dreams and support other LA dreamers, movers and shakers!

"America Will Be" Panel Discussion

Wed, November 02, 2016 4:30pm

Join the Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement to discuss and explore the ways in which Boston community members have contributed to furthering Langston Hughes' call for a new America through their own practice in activism, media/technology, and the arts.