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.

  • Claire Andrade-Watkins

    Andrade-Watkins in Providence Journal

    Associate Professor for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies Claire Andrade-Watkins was interviewed for a special two-part series on race relations in the Providence Journal.

  • Iliza Shlesinger

    Shlesinger ’05 announcement in Hollywood Reporter

    Alumna Iliza Shlesinger will host Separation Anxiety, a new TBS relationship game show that will launch in late 2015.

  • Alex Clark '16

    Frat leaders attending Conference on College Men

    Two Emerson fraternity leaders will join Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) director Melanie Matson at the Conference on College Men from June 18-20, when the trio will lead a discussion on how fraternities can help prevent power-based interpersonal violence, including abusive relationships, stalking, sexual assault, and harassment.

  • Resayre

    'Crumbs' to premiere at LA Film Fest

    The film Crumbs, a post-apocalyptic, sci-fi romance executive produced by Sergio Uguet de Resayre ‘02, premieres at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 14. Uguet de Resayre, who also works as the broadcast operations manager at Fox International Channels for the Nordic and Baltic countries, has written, produced and directed several short films. Crumbs marks his first feature film production. 

  • Jody Steel

    'Leg art' alumna performing at TED-X

    It was nearly two years ago when Jody Steel ’14 got a leg up when it came to her viral “leg art,” and now she is making huge strides—getting attention on Buzzfeed and performing a live drawing at a TED Talks event in Culver City, California, on June 13.

  • Capital Building

    Washington Center gives Emerson top honor

    Emerson College has been named 2015 Private University of the Year by The Washington Center for its ongoing commitment to providing educational opportunities for students in the nation’s capital.

  • Feil

    Feil comments to NY Times on quake film

    Ken Feil, senior scholar-in-residence in the Visual and Media Arts Department, is quoted in a May 26 New York Times article about the release of a new film about a massive earthquake that wreaks havoc in California.

  • Miranda Banks

    Banks comments on Marilyn Monroe for USA Today

    Miranda Banks, assistant professor in the Visual and Media Arts Department, is quoted in a May 27 USA Today article examining why Marilyn Monroe remains a favorite subject of film biopics, with at least a half-dozen films made since the mid-1990s.