Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies

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  • 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.

  • nigel gibson interdisciplinary studies at emerson

    Leading post-colonial studies scholar discusses new book

    Post-colonial African studies is the field that occupies Nigel Gibson, director of the Honors Program, which is housed within the Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies. 

  • emerson college screened film about holocaust

    Early Holocaust-themed film screened on campus

    One of the first American films to refer to the Holocaust in a frank and honest manner was screened at the Semel Theater on April 4. 

  • 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. 

  • M. Lee Pelton

    M. Lee Pelton named 12th President of Emerson College

    M. Lee Pelton, president of Willamette University and a former dean at Colgate University and Dartmouth College, will assume office July 1, 2011.

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