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.

  • 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.

  • Eva Rupert

    Rupert '01 on 'Naked and Afraid'

    Eva Rupert ’01 will be on the Discovery Channel's Naked and Afraid this Sunday, March 23. It's a reality show in shich Rupert and her survival partner are dropped into the wilderness of Madagascar—with no clothes or food—for 21 days.

  • Walker

    Students learn Anita Hill story

    Students born after the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas scandal of 1991 learned about the true impact of the event March 18 during a screening and discussion of Anita: Speaking Truth to Power with Liz Walker and Gloria White-Hammond.

  • Emerson Accelerator

    Students’ entrepreneurial ventures to be supported by new program

    The Emerson Accelerator is an exciting new program that is designed to support the creation of student business ventures.

  • Ayad Akhtar

    Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright is in residence

    Emerson College will welcome actor, author, screenwriter, and Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Ayad Akhtar on campus as senior artist-in-residence for the month of March.

  • Sheehan

    Emerson Channel launches in LA

    Given that the Emerson Channel has launched television careers for years, it only makes sense that the campus TV station has a presence in Hollywood at the new Emerson College Los Angeles.

  • Granik

    Filmmaker Granik talks to students

    Debra Granik, an Academy Award-nominated director from Cambridge, stopped by the Bright Family Screening Room on February 26 for a discussion and screening of Stray Dog.

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