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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    Art and Healing explores cancer survival

    There was a strong turnout February 8 for the Art and Healing event at Cabaret, which featured photographic exhibits honoring people afflicted with cancer, inspirational musical performances, and personal stories.

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    LaFleur, MFA '14, obtains development grant

    Liss LaFleur, MFA '14, was recently one of five graduate students nationwide awarded the College Art Association's Professional Development Fellowship.

  • Mariah MacFarlane

    Alumna talks to the Boston Globe about 'American Idiot'

    Recent graduate Mariah MacFarlane is in the touring production of "American Idiot," playing the role of Heather.    

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    TV writer excited for Emerson LA

    Television writing consultant and part-time faculty member Debra Epstein already sees the benefits of her students living and workting at the new Emerson College Los Angeles.

  • Struthers

    'American Hustle' editor on campus

    Crispin Struthers, an editor on the Oscar-nominated film American Hustle, spoke to a packed audience January 30 at the Bright Family Screening Room.

  • Ray '14 blends film, marketing in Los Angeles

    Alyssa Ray '14, a Marketing Communication major who worked on the first Emerson Independent Film Festival, is attending the new Emerson College Los Angeles this semester.

  • AP reports on Game Lab's 'Civic Seed'

    The Associated Press reported January 25 on Civic Seed, a new civic engagement-related video game produced by Emerson's Engagement Game Lab and Tufts University.

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