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School of the Arts News

  • Students to speak at Commencement

    Emerson has named a Writing for Film and Television major and a Journalism student with experience reporting in Pakistan as the student speakers for the College’s 132nd undergraduate and graduate Commencement ceremonies.

  • New photo exhibit celebrates Portuguese music

    On Wednesday, May 16, in collaboration with the Boston Portuguese Festival and the Consulate General of Portugal, Emerson College’s School of the Arts will open a new exhibition titled Fado Vadio

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    VMA faculty Shipps to retire

    Visual and Media Arts Associate Professor Stephen Shipps is retiring this year after more than 40 years of service to Emerson College.

  • Student awarded Kennedy Center Fellowship

    Tierra Bonser ’12 was recently awarded the Kennedy Center/Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) Dramaturgy Fellowship to the Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights’ Workshop and New Play Dramaturgy Intensive in association with the National New Play Network.

  • Emerson faculty win Fulbright Grants

    Douglas Whynott, Associate Professor in Writing, Literature and Publishing, and Robbie McCauley, Professor in Performing Arts, will participate in Fulbright Programs during the 2012–2013 academic year.

  • Medina awarded Guggenheim grant

    Writing, Literature and Publishing Professor Pablo Medina has been named a 2012 Guggenheim Fellow in poetry by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

  • Musical Theater Society honors Broadway actress

    On April 22, prior to the performance of Café Variations at the Cutler Majestic Theatre, Jacob Porter ’13 and Brock Bivens ’13 presented the Leonidas A. Nickole Award of Distinction to Broadway actress, singer, and writer Sherie Rene Scott.

  • Dexter writer speaks with students

    Writer and producer for the hit show Dexter and Dorchester native Clyde Phillips talked to Emerson students April 19 about his experiences on the show, and about how they can get “a toe in the door" of the TV writing industry.



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