Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing

Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news in the Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing. For the latest College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

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    Bent and students talk comedy on WBUR

    Emerson students and Michael Bent, Writing, Literature and Publishing faculty, spoke about comedy training on WBUR

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    Bent '85 performs at White House Egg Roll

    Faculty member Mike Bent ’85, a stand-up comedian and magician, says performing at the White House’s annual Easter Egg Roll never gets old—even though he’s done it for nearly a decade.

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    Defining masculinity topic of discussion

    Emerson Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) hosted a screening and subsequent discussion April 6 of a thought-provoking documentary, The Mask You Live In, which examines how young men and boys use societal cues to define masculinity.

  • Asim on Angelou postal stamp in Washington Post

    Jabari Asim, associate professor in Writing, Literature, and Publishing, was first to question the release of a U.S. Postal Service stamp this week that purportedly quoted Maya Angelou. It turns out the quote was actually created by another author.

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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.

  • 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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    PSA for Emerson STANDS on YouTube

    Stand Together. Act Now. Do Something. That’s the message behind a public service announcement on YouTube promoting Emerson STANDS, an ongoing active bystander strategy that promotes an inclusive, nonviolent culture and offers skills to intervene in situations of potential harm.

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    Denizet-Lewis joins Serial's Koenig on panel

    Author and Assistant Professor Benoit Denizet-Lewis, of the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department, is participating in The Power of Narrative: Staying Savvy, Skilled, and Solvent in Journalism’s Wired Era, which is an academic and professional conference at Boston University this weekend, March 27–29.