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  • Claudia Emerson

    Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Advises Students

    “I just spent $150 at the Emerson bookstore on sweatshirts, sweatpants, and other memorabilia,” joked poet Claudia Emerson, referring to her shared last name with the College. “I want to wear this stuff back home in Virginia. This is the best name for any educational institution.”

  • Emerson Embraces Queer Studies

    Five Emerson faculty members conducted a panel discussion on “Queering the Academy: Diversity of Perspectives on Queer Studies at Emerson” on October 27. 

  • Panel Presents Colombian Resilience Project

    The tenacity of 200 displaced Colombian families is being exhibited in documentaries as part of the Colombian Resilience Project.

  • Michael Moats

    Alumni Profile: Political Speechwriter Michael Moats, MFA '10

    In September 2003, Michael Moats, MFA ’10, applied to Emerson’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program expecting to follow his dream.

  • Adam Ezra

    Local Artists Love WERS Live Music Week

    It’s Live Music Week at Emerson’s FM radio station and local musicians will be hauling their equipment in and out of the studios all week.

  • Shields with Emerson Writer-in-Residence Christine Casson

    Students Debate the Need for Fiction with Author David Shields

    On October 13 the fiction–writer–turned–essayist read from the book as part of Emerson’s Department of Writing, Literature, and Publishing Reading Series.

  • Jim Shepard

    Embrace the Unexpected

    On October 12, Writing, Literature and Publishing (WLP) students were invited to a Q&A session at Emerson’s Paramount Center with renowned author Jim Shepard.

  • Ted Cutler, Jonathan Miller, Rocco Landesman, Anita Walker, & Jackie Liebergott

    NEA Chairman Visits Paramount Center

    National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman toured the Paramount Center and participated in a panel discussion led by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) at the Paramount Mainstage.

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