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Melinda Lopez

Lopez’s Mala a Journey Both Personal and Universal

Mala, the story of a woman trying to be a good daughter at the end of her mother’s life, has its seeds in little notes tapped out in playwright Melinda Lopez’s smart phone as she was caring for her dying mother.

Rich West talks about his research on gay and lesbian parents

Professor’s Research Aims to Give Voice to Same-Sex Parents

Communication Studies Professor Rich West’s research has been pushing the boundaries of the understanding of same-sex parents and their place in society. He spoke at Emerson College on Wednesday, October 26, as part of the second Research Colloquium Series for the Fall 2016 semester.

Bonnie Comley MA '94

Tony-Winning Producer Talks Business of Broadway

Broadway producer and three-time Tony Award winner Bonnie Comley, MA ’94, spoke to a group of Emerson College students on Tuesday about how to break into the theater business, what goes into the production of a Broadway musical, and what a production credit means.

Sleep Tight

Emerson Alumni and Interns Offer "Ride with the Devil"

The timing seems hardly a coincidence, but the creatives behind new horror-themed web series Sleep Tight have posted a new set of episodes a few days before Halloween. And several genre-loving Emersonians are responsible for creating this horror anthology series for AwesomenessTV. 

President's Breakfast Family Weekend

Students, Parents Reconnect over Family Weekend

The Office of Student Life hosted more than 450 families and over 1,700 participants at Emerson College’s annual Family Weekend October 21-23.


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.

Jackie MacMullan

Al Jaffe Speaker Series with Sports Reporter Jackie MacMullan

Thu, November 03, 2016 6:30pm

Author, NBA columnist, and TV personality Jackie MacMullan will talk about her career with Al Jaffe '68, a member of the Emerson College Board of Trustees, who retired last year as vice president of talent for ESPN.   

Jacey Fortin

An Evening with Journalist Jacey Fortin

Mon, November 14, 2016 6:00pm

Freelance journalist Jacey Fortin, International Women's Media Foundation's Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow for 2016-2017, will talk about her career covering Africa in a discussion moderated by Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Carole Simpson.