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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.” 

USITT Conference

Stage Tech Gold Medals Happen in Threes for Emerson Team

For the third year in a row, the Emerson College Greene Beans took home the gold from the U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) Tech Olympics, held March 10 in St. Louis.

Supreme Judicial Court Justice Elspeth Cypher '80

SJC Justice, Alumna Elspeth Cypher on Honoring Facts, Writing Well

Newly appointed Supreme Judicial Court Justice Elspeth Cypher ‘80, talked to Emerson students about her time at the College, the challenges of law school, and about the importance of facts in communications and in life.

Tom Rogers

Cable TV Pioneer Talks About Present, Future of Interactive Media

Tom Rogers sat down with the Emerson community this week to talk about the current state of television and Internet content, interactive sports media, and the lessons that he had learned throughout his years as a top of executive of a number of cable stations and federal communications lawyer.

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Emerson to Rally in Support of the Arts

With arts funding under attack in President Trump’s draft budget released last week, Emerson’s Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement, Learning, and Research and ArtsEmerson are teaming up with MASSCreative to rally support for the arts and make their case to local lawmakers.


Holly Mandel

"Good Girls Aren't Funny" with Holly Mandel

Mon, March 27, 2017 4:00pm

Join Holly Mandel as she explains and explores the origins and implications of "the Good Girl," and most importantly, what it means to let go of her and be an authentic, dynamic performer and leader.

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.

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.

Joshua Sobol

"Theater as a Form of Resistance to Oppression"

Thu, March 30, 2017 4:00pm

How can theater be used as a means toward social change? Engage with Israeli Stage playwright-in-residence Joshua Sobol as he lectures on theater as a form of resistance to oppression.

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.