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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    PSA for Emerson STANDS on YouTube

    Stand Together. Act Now. Do Something. That’s the message behind a public service announcement on YouTube promoting Emerson STANDS, an ongoing active bystander strategy that promotes an inclusive, nonviolent culture and offers skills to intervene in situations of potential harm.

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    EVVYs nominated for College TV Award

    The legendary student-run EVVY Awards at Emerson has been nominated for a College Television Award from the Emmys Foundation for its 2014 awards show.

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    'Dear White People' director speaks with students

    Justin Simien, director of the film Dear White People, stopped by Emerson College on March 23 for a screening of his recently released film, described as a comedic and dramatic satire about being a black college student on a predominantly white campus.

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    Peter Davis to headline It's All True showcase

    Emerson College will hold the fourth annual It’s All True documentary film festival on Wednesday, April 1, and Thursday, April 2, at 7:00 pm in the Bright Family Screening Room of the Paramount Center. The two-day event is free, open to the public, and will showcase screenings of original student films as well as filmmaker and journalist Peter Davis.

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    Winners announced at Emerson Film Festival

    The creation of an annual award to help student filmmakers was announced at the Emerson Film Festival on March 22.

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    Huret, MA '69, discusses Faculty Excellence Award

    Faculty members Sam Binkley and Robert Todd have been named recipients of this year’s Judy and Bob Huret Faculty Excellence Award, which supports tenured faculty research. “My commitment to Emerson is first and foremost to the faculty,” said Emerson Trustee Judy Huret, MA ’69, who makes the generous award possible. “If we didn’t have great faculty, we wouldn’t attract great students."

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    Quenzel '82 of NFL Network talks to students

    National Football League Network executive and Emerson College Alumni Association Board member Mark Quenzel ’82 spoke to students in the Bordy Theater on March 19, discussing everything from the NFL’s monstrous success to its plaguing scandals. 

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    All A Cappella Live set for March 28

    Emerson College radio station WERS 88.9 FM celebrates its 10th annual All A Cappella Live event on Saturday, March 28, when the top collegiate a cappella groups compete for the title of Best in Boston Collegiate A Cappella.