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The Ghostlight Project Benny Sato Ambush

Photos: Emerson Pledges Inclusion with The Ghostlight Project

On Thursday, January 19, the evening before Donald Trump was inaugurated as president, ArtsEmerson and HowlRound joined more than 100 theater companies across the nation in The Ghostlight Project. 

Nydia Hartono ’17 prepares to move into ELA. Photo/Daryl Paranada

Spring 2017 Students Enjoy First Week at ELA

The sun came out for the 200 students moving into Emerson College Los Angeles on January 17 during an unusually rainy period in Southern California. 

Excited students move into ELA

Jordan VanDina '10 Diplo writers' room

Emerson Grad Scores First Writing/Producing Credits with Help from James Van Der Beek

Emerson alumnus Jordan VanDina ’10 just landed his first TV script assignment, staff writing job, and producer’s credit all in one swoop when he was named co-executive producer for the new Viceland comedy series What Would Diplo Do?, which stars and is executive produced by James Van Der Beek. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders Assistant Professor Kelly Farquharson

Emerson Faculty Named President of Speech-Language-Hearing Org

Assistant Professor Kelly Farquharson recently was elected president of the Massachusetts Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA), a professional organization dedicating to supporting speech-language pathology and audiology professionals and clients in the state.

Immigration Panel January 19

Emerson Hosts Panel about Immigration Laws, Realities

Emerson College organized a panel discussion aimed at shedding light on immigration laws and the complexities of the issue on the eve of the inauguration of President Donald Trump, whose proposals on immigration have alarmed many immigrants and advocates.


The Ghostlight Project

The Ghostlight Project

Thu, January 19, 2017 5:30pm

On the eve of Inauguration Day, ArtsEmerson and HowlRound will join more than 100 theaters across the United States in the Ghostlight Project.

Our Secrets

ArtsEmerson: "Our Secrets"

Thu, January 19, 2017 7:30pm

Our Secrets is an epic tale combining folk music, dance, staggering ensemble work, and no-holds-barred theatricality to tell a story of what it is to live between a rock and a hard place when there is no such thing as a right to privacy.

"Arrival" still

Bright Lights Film Series: "Arrival" with Producer Aaron Ryder '94

Thu, January 26, 2017 7:00pm

When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the planet, an elite team led by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is brought together to investigate.

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

ArtsEmerson: "The Beauty Queen of Leenane"

Wed, February 08, 2017 7:30pm

In a small house in the mountains of Ireland, a lonely spinster locks horns with her house-bound, manipulative mother in a rage-filled battle of the wills.

Doug Whynott

WLP Faculty/Alumni Reading Series: Doug Whynott and Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Wed, March 22, 2017 6:00pm

Writing, Literature, and Publishing Professor Douglas Whynott's The Sugar Season was selected as one of the best books of 2014 by the Boston Globe, and won the GreenBook Festival Award for writing about the environment. The Fact of a Body, the first book from Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich MFA '10, is forthcoming from Flatiron Books.