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.

  • Moldova unemployment focus of civic game

    Emerson’s Engagement Game Lab has collaborated with the United Nations Development Programme to launch an online civic engagement game for teenagers and young adults in the eastern European nation of Moldova. 

  • And the 2012 Oscar winners are…

    The Emerson community came together Sunday night both online and off to celebrate the 84th Annual Academy Awards and the Emersonians who were a part of it.

  • Gianvito’s film reviewed in New York

    Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts John Gianvito’s film Far From Afghanistan was shown at Lincoln Center during its Cinema of Resistance series.

  • Emerson Embraces Queer Studies

    Five Emerson faculty members conducted a panel discussion on “Queering the Academy: Diversity of Perspectives on Queer Studies at Emerson” on October 27. 

  • Students to speak at Commencement

    Emerson has named a Writing for Film and Television major and a Journalism student with experience reporting in Pakistan as the student speakers for the College’s 132nd undergraduate and graduate Commencement ceremonies.

  • U.S. premiere of Balint Bolygo exhibit

    Balint Bolygo, a Hungarian-born UK artist, will hold his first American exhibition at Emerson College's Huret & Spector Gallery beginning October 18.

  • The Fighter, Black Swan among Academy Award nominees

    Two members of the Emerson community are among those celebrating Academy Award nominations.

  • Gianvito's film premieres in U.S., at MoMA

    Following international premieres in Japan, Switzerland, Canada, Brazil, Denmark, Portugal, Austria and Croatia, VMA Professor John Gianvito’s film Far From Afghanistan will premiere in the U.S. at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York at the Museum’s annual Documentary Fortnight, February 15 through March 4, 2013.

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