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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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    Art exhibit at President's Office

    Several Emerson faculty and staff members with a creative side have their artwork on display near President Lee Pelton's office in the Ansin Building.

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    Recent graduates win Peabody Award

    Elaine McMillion, MFA ’13, and Jeff Soyk, MFA ’13, have won a Peabody Award for their critically acclaimed documentary, Hollow, which examines a rural county in West Virginia.

  • Whiting fellowships for 2 VMA faculty

    Visual and Media Arts faculty members Jean Stawarz and Kathryn Ramey were recently awarded fellowships from the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation.

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    Student filmmaker receives cash award

    Nineteen student films were featured at the 14th Annual Emerson College Film Festival in the Bright Family Screening Room of the Paramount Center on March 30.

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    Ethics Circle revived for Fall 2014

    Emerson’s Ethics Circle, which on sabbatical, has announced it will resume in the Fall 2014 semester with a major new lecture series, to be held over the next three years, featuring key ethics thinkers from leading universities.

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    Kopple, Oscar winner, premieres film at Emerson

    Oscar-winning documentarian Barbara Kopple Barbara Kopple premiered Running from Crazy, her new documentary about Ernest Hemingway's family, at Emerson's Paramount Mainstage on March 27.

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    Dudley neighborhood planning game launched

    Emerson’s Engagement Game Lab has partnered with the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative for the launch of a new online engagement game called, The Promise of Dudley Village Campus. Players will contribute to the municipal planning process of the neighborhood.

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    Student photographer recreates historical women

    Photographer Kelsey Davis ’14 has compiled an impressive photo series, 31 Days of Inspirational Women, for her sorority, Sigma Pi Theta, which honors influential women in history.

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Emerson College students at Cannes Film Festival

Emerson Students Cannes Blog

Emerson students will be chronicling their experiences at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival. Read about their trip to the most prestigious film festival in the world.

Read the Lions in Cannes Blog »

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