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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    Laci Green headlining Emerald Empowerment Week

    The Emerson College sorority Kappa Gamma Chi has released its line-up for the annual Emerald Empowerment Week, April 12–19, which is a series of events to promote awareness of power–based interpersonal violence and to raise money for area organizations that help survivors of domestic violence.

  • Summer programs expanding in Boston, LA

    Emerson College has announced it is expanding its offering of summer semester programs at the College’s Boston and Los Angeles campuses.

  • Enrique Rivera

    ELA holds Transition Week for seniors

    Emerson College Los Angeles held its first-ever Transition Week March 23–28, providing graduating seniors a series of workshops and industry visits to help prepare them for life after college.

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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.

  • Bob and Judy Huret

    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."

  • Peter Davis

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