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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    Dramatic readings of MLK speeches

    Students, faculty, and staff celebrated the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with dramatic readings of his legendary speeches in the Little Building Dining Hall on January 21.

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    Student-curated art exhibit opens

    Oppositional Realities, an art exhibition curated by Emerson students, is on open to the public January 16 through February 28 at the Huret & Spector Gallery.

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    Cooper quoted in Hollywood Reporter

    Professor Thomas Cooper was quoted in a Hollywood Reporter article about Americans' desire to remain digitally "plugged in."

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    Emerson Los Angeles opens to students

    The College founded its Los Angeles program more than 27 years ago, but this semester marks the first time the program has been housed in its own facility. 

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    Alumna, TV exec praises Emerson LA

    For students deciding whether to attend Emerson College Los Angeles, Jennifer O'Connell '94, an executive at CORE Media Group, says, "I can't recommend it enough."

  • Bosmajian works on major film

    Assistant Professor Harlan Bosmajian returns to Emerson this month after working as director of photography for Any Day, a film starring Sean Bean, Eva Longoria, Tom Arnold, and Kate Walsh.

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    Ryder '94 credits career to Emerson LA

    Aaron Ryder '94 has produced blockbuster movies like Memento, The Prestige, and Donnie Darko. He says Emerson College Los Angeles put him on the right path early in his career.

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    Game Lab launches online journal

    Two graduate students in the Engagement Game Lab have launched an online journal called Level 257, which explores games and play through scholarly essays, documentaries, and traditional video games.

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