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.

  • Egyptian protests captured by photojournalist Athanasiadis

    International photojournalist Iason Athanasiadis, covered the uprising in Egypt just days before his scheduled appearance at the Bright Family Screening Room on February 9.

  • New full-time faculty welcomed

    Emerson is welcoming 15 new full-time faculty members across various departments to begin the 2013-14 academic year. “These new faculty members are experts in their fields and will be an integral part of Emerson’s future,” said Michaele Whelan, chief academic officer.

  • Raw Material Offers Strong Message

    A 90-minute documentary that explores some of the shantytowns resting just outside Athens, Greece, was screened last week at the Bright Family Screening Room.

  • VMA's Lake wins $3K ProArts grant

    The Professional Arts Consortium (ProArts) recently launched Classroom Connect, a program that offers a $3,000 award to a faculty member.

  • Di Bona '66 talks TV, film with students

    Emerson Trustee Vin Di Bona '66, executive producer of America's Funniest Home Videos, held a conversation with students October 23.

  • Vincente Minnelli biographer visiting campus

    Vincente Minnelli biographer Mark Griffin ’90 is returning to Emerson on Valentine’s Day to introduce a screening of Minnelli’s Oscar-winning 1958 film, Gigi.

  • WERS 88.9 tops the list of best college radio stations

    The Huffington Post reports the Princeton Review's list of best college radio stations.

  • Farma's film featured in Boston Globe

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