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  • Tom Cooper

    The Health Benefits of a Media Diet

    Twenty years ago, Cooper began experimenting with media fasts and media diets as a way to counter society’s media obsessions and addictions.

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    Emerson Faculty Featured at Irish Journalism Conference

    Journalism Associate Professor Jerry Lanson, and Writing, Literature and Publishing Associate Professor Jeffrey Seglin were two of just three academics invited to a workshop at the Irish Institute at Boston College.

  • Daniel Tobin

    Tobin's New Book of Poetry Lauded

    Daniel Tobin's book, Belated Heavens, features poetry on topics spanning from prehistory to modern Manhattan, and delves into themes of violence, destruction, endurance, and what it means to survive.

  • A Chat with Megamind Screenwriters

    Peeking out of one office window on the the DreamWorks studio lot is a cardboard cutout of the villain everyone’s talking about—the distinct blue head of Megamind.

  • The creators of Gem of the West

    A Chat with the Creators of BFA Film Gem of The West

    Rechtman and Gamache were eating lunch in Emerson’s Little Building dining hall their freshman year when they began to hatch the idea for a western that became their BFA film project.

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    Animation Showcase Stops at Emerson

    Students were recently treated to a presentation by Ron Diamond, an experienced producer in the animation film industry. Diamond presented a curated selection of his favorite 11 animated shorts of the past year in his 12th annual “Animation Show of Shows.”

  • Roy Kamada

    Kamada Discusses His Book

    Assistant Professor Roy Kamada recently published the critical work Post-Colonial Romanticisms: Landscape and the Possibility of Inheritance.

  • Megamind

    Mega-hit Megamind, written by Emerson grads

    Congratulations to Alan Schoolcraft ‘95 and Brent Simons ‘97, who wrote the screenplay for the #1 movie in North America. Last weekend, DreamWorks’ Megamind scored $43.7 million at the box office.

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