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Fake News panelists

Event to Tackle Role of Journalism, Communication in Preserving Democracy

Students and professional journalists alike are trying to understand how to do their jobs when the old model—objectivity as currency and contract—no longer exists. That discussion will be opened up to the public on Wednesday, March 29,  when the School of Communication hosts “Fake News and Alternative Facts: The Role of Universities, Journalism, and Political Communication in Preserving Democracy.” 

Joshua Sobol

How Can the Arts Help Fight Oppression?

One of Israel’s foremost playwrights and intellectuals will visit Emerson College on Thursday, March 30, to talk about how the arts can be used to fight injustice and effect social change.

Rallying in front of the State House for Arts Matter Advocacy Day

Emerson Hosts Rally for More State Arts Funding

Hundreds of people packed the Emerson/Paramount Center, spilled out onto Boston Common and poured into Beacon Hill to ask lawmakers to increase funding for the arts on Tuesday, March 28.

From left: Stefanie Mandel '17, David Carliner '17, Brad Beideman '16, and Alexis Bradley '17. Photo/Daryl Paranada

Comedies Rule Third Annual PitchFest

Fifteen Emerson College Los Angeles students and alumni pitched their ideas for screenplays, television pilots, and web series in 90 seconds to a panel of alumni judges for the third annual PitchFest.

ELA PitchFest a big success

Marty Walsh, Claudia Rankine, P. Carl

Renowned Writer Claudia Rankine ‘On Whiteness’ and How to Move Forward

Poet, playwright, and activist Claudia Rankine spoke to a packed Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre Friday about the need to confront whiteness in America, why “internalized dominance” is a better term than “white privilege,” and the hard truths the nation was left to face after the election of President Trump.


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.

irawaddy mon amour

Film: "Irawaddy Mon Amour: Forbidden Love in Burma"

Wed, March 29, 2017 6:00pm

This film tells the story of a young gay couple who, with the aid of LGBT activists, Buddhist monks, and village housewives, fight for their right to love and marry in a country that forbids same-sex love.

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.

Bill Knott

Remembering Bill Knott

Thu, March 30, 2017 6:00pm

Students, colleagues, and fellow poets will pay tribute to Bill Knott, who taught at Emerson for 25 years, by remembering his life and work. 

Womxn of Emerson

Womxn of Emerson Networking Reception

Fri, March 31, 2017 5:00pm

The Womxn of Emerson Networking Reception is an opportunity to hear all about the career experiences of notable Emerson alumnae.