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  • David Gregory

    Gregory tells grads to learn resilience

    More than 1,000 degrees were conferred at Emerson’s 132nd Commencement exercises, held May 15 at the Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston.

  • Panel discusses Fanon's relationship to modern issues

    Three professors spoke about how the work of revolutionary thinker and writer Frantz Fanon relates to contemporary issues during a panel in Emerson’s Charles Beard Room on March 22.

  • Panel discusses '92 L.A. Riots

    A faculty panel spoke at Emerson on February 29 about the 1992 Los Angeles Riots and what fueled them.

  • Boston school desegregation crisis revisited

    How to most effectively desegregate public schools was the topic of conversation last week at a discussion on “Busing in Boston and its Aftermath.”

  • Foreclosure panel

    Institute hosts event on home foreclosure

    Personal stories of local people who have struggled with home foreclosure were the theme of an exhibition and panel discussion held last week at Emerson.

  • Emerson helps prepare future faculty

    Emerson has been a host institution for the Preparing Future Faculty Program at Howard University Graduate School in Washington, D.C., since 2008. The program was launched by Howard in 1994 to help give future academics practical experience.

  • Peter Gottschalk

    Panel examines 9/11 impact

    At an Emerson panel discussion on September 7, speakers examined three areas that have been significantly affected by 9/11: American foreign policy, Americans’ attitudes toward religion, and civil liberties.

  • deidre conlon works on immigration issues in the united states and europe

    Conlon receives grant supporting work on immigration

    Deirdre Conlon, global and urban studies scholar-in-residence in Emerson’s Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies, teaches several courses on cities, and primarily researches immigration issues.

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