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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    Ethics Circle revived for Fall 2014

    Emerson’s Ethics Circle, which on sabbatical, has announced it will resume in the Fall 2014 semester with a major new lecture series, to be held over the next three years, featuring key ethics thinkers from leading universities.

  • Kopple

    Kopple, Oscar winner, premieres film at Emerson

    Oscar-winning documentarian Barbara Kopple Barbara Kopple premiered Running from Crazy, her new documentary about Ernest Hemingway's family, at Emerson's Paramount Mainstage on March 27.

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    Dudley neighborhood planning game launched

    Emerson’s Engagement Game Lab has partnered with the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative for the launch of a new online engagement game called, The Promise of Dudley Village Campus. Players will contribute to the municipal planning process of the neighborhood.

  • Hepburn

    Student photographer recreates historical women

    Photographer Kelsey Davis ’14 has compiled an impressive photo series, 31 Days of Inspirational Women, for her sorority, Sigma Pi Theta, which honors influential women in history.

  • Basche

    Basche '90 talks entertainment at Emerson LA

    David Alan Basche '90, an actor on the TV Land show The Exes, recently spoke with students at Emerson College Los Angeles.

  • Wayans

    Marlon Wayans visits Emerson students

    Comedian Marlon Wayans visited Emerson on March 23 to talk with students about his career and how to get ahead in the film industry. The students got free passes to his latest movie, A Haunted House 2.

  • Acappellaooza

    Four student a cappella groups unite

    Emerson's four a cappella groups will unite for the first time ever Friday, March 28, on stage for a benefit concert to raise money for student and diversity scholarships.

  • Registrar DeWolf gets national award

    William DeWolf, the registrar of Emerson, will receive an award March 30 from the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers in Denver.

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