Department of Visual & Media Arts

Department of Visual & Media Arts News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news in the Department of Visual & Media Arts. For the latest College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

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    Comic authors, illustrators discuss field

    Emerson hosted Graphic Novel Industry Night in the Beard Room on November 18, which featured authors and comic creators Alexander Danner and Dan Mazur along with an illustrator, Shelli Paroline.

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    Heiland, Engagement Lab in University Business

    Vice President and Special Assistant to President Pelton's Office, Donna Heiland spoke with University Business Magazine about the College’s online game to engage the campus in its strategic plan.

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    LA students hunt for apartments

    Los Angeles-area realtor Nanci Isaacs '79, a member of Emerson's EBONI Alumni Association, shared valuable information about apartment hunting with Emerson Los Angeles students on November 13.

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    Gordon, Engagement Lab in Azure Magazine

    Visual and Media Arts Associate Professor Eric Gordon was interviewed by Canadian-based Azure Magazine about the Engagement Lab’s Community PlanIt online game platform. 

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    Comedy minor launches at Emerson

    Emerson College announced it has launched a minor in Comedy, strengthening even further the College’s foothold in the entertainment industry.

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    Watsky ’10, rap career featured in New York Observer

    Alumnus George Watsky’s ability to rap first took center stage on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. He continues to gain attention with his rap repertoire.  

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    HBO internships for two LA students

    Two Emerson College Los Angeles students are gaining valuable experience and connections as they intern at one of America’s most original television networks: HBO.

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    Journalist jailed for 'Daily Show' appearance speaks

    Maziar Bahari, the Canadian-Iranian journalist who was jailed for 118 days in Iran after appearing on The Daily Show, spoke with Emerson students November 5 after a screening of Rosewater, a new film about his ordeal.

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Visual & Media Arts Associate Professor Diane Lake has written screenplays for Columbia, Disney, Miramax, Paramount, and many independent producers.