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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    Students Discuss Film About Former Gay Activist

    An outspoken gay activist makes a 180-degree reversal, rejecting his sexuality, spreading anti-gay opinions, and joining the Christian clergy.

  • 'Suffragette' Essay Contest Launched

    Emerson students are invited to enter an essay contest related to the new film Suffragette.

  • Martie Cook

    Cook on comedy “pushing the envelope,”

    VMA Associate Chair and Professor Martie Cook, who created Emerson’s new Comedic Arts major, talked to Sinclair Broadcast Group about a recent South Park episode about Donald Trump that has raised controversy.

  • Iliza Shlesinger

    Shlesinger ’05 Q&A in Boston Globe

    VMA alumna Iliza Shlesinger was featured in the Boston Globe. She talks about her years at Emerson, developing her comedic voice.

  • Emerson seal

    2015 Emmy wins for alumni, parent

    Four Emerson alumni and one parent who work in the entertainment industry won Emmy Awards for their work in television over the past year. There were 25 Emerson community members nominated.

  • Electric Pilgrims

    School of Arts hosting outdoor projection event

    Emerson College has announced that its School of the Arts will host an outdoor video projection event, titled Electric Pilgrims, on the evening of Saturday, October 17 (with a rain date of Sunday, October 18) as part of the 36th annual Fort Point Open Studios event in Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood.

  • Kempler, Farquharson

    'Do I Sound Gay?' leads to student, faculty talk

    Do I Sound Gay? was the documentary film screened and discussed at Emerson’s Bright Lights Series in the Paramount Center on September 17.

  • Yuri Cataldo

    College welcomes 10 full-time faculty members

    Emerson College welcomes 10 new full-time faculty members for the 2015–2016 academic year as the College continues its commitment to academic excellence in communication and the arts.