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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    Lear ’44 OpEd featured in the New York Times

    Alumnus Norman Lear's OpEd in the New York Times addresses changes in PBS programming that could "devastate independent documentary filmmaking."

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    Lake shares how to write 'killer' 10 pages

    Alumni, students, and aspiring writers learned how to write a “killer” first 10 pages for their next screenplays from esteemed screenwriter and Associate Professor Diane Lake at a free public lecture at Emerson College Los Angeles on April 2. 

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    Students reflect on global learning

    Emerson’s Office of Internationalization and Global Engagement is expanding its education abroad opportunities this summer with the new Global Pathway Program, which includes five new study abroad opportunities in Amsterdam, France, Greece, Ireland, and Mexico.

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    Portraits from Death Row exhibit opens April 3

    On Friday, April 3, Final Exposure: Portraits from Death Row, an exhibition of photography by African American commercial and documentary photographer Lou Jones, opens at the Huret & Spector Gallery at Emerson College. 

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    Oscar-winning documentarian hosts It's All True

    Oscar Award-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist Peter Davis spoke with Emerson students in three events April 1–2 as part of the It’s All True Documentary Film Festival, which was held over two nights at the Paramount Center.

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    Green Gala brings student crowds

    In honor of Earth Month, Emerson hosted the Green Gala on April 2 in the Paramount Center to showcase sustainable food, fashion, and entertainment by numerous student organizations and alumni to highlight the importance of recycling and green living.

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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.

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