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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    Emerson LA: A media hub

    At the new Emerson College Los Angeles, which opens January 12, students will find state-of-the-art spaces with cutting-edge technology for everything from theater practice to audio and visual production and live video lectures.

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    Ploughshares receives NEA grant

    Ploughshares, the Emerson-based literary magazine, is one of 895 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive a National Endowment for the Arts' Art Works grant.

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    Anchorman 2 exclusively viewed by students

    Emerson students stood in long lines to exclusively screen Anchorman 2 during Will Ferrell's visit to campus December 4 as main character Ron Burgundy.

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    Video: Will Ferrell talks to students at screening

    Actor Will Ferrell talked to some lucky Emerson students at AMC Loews Boston Common Theater who attended an exclusive screening of Anchorman 2 on December 4. 

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    White House is classroom for 2 students

    Two Emerson students are working at the White House this semester after landing internship at volunteer positions through Emerson's Washington, D.C., Program.

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    5 things to know about Emerson Los Angeles

    The new Emerson College Los Angeles will open its doors in the heart of Hollywood to 130 Emerson students looking to enhance their education in the arts, entertainment, and communication fields. 

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    Casson awarded for innovative course

    Christine Casson, senior writer-in-residence in the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department, was chosen to receive this year's ProArts Consortium Classroom Connect Award, and will teach a class in conjunction with the School for the Museum of Fine Arts as a result.

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    Philip Levine talks poetry with students

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Levine visited Emerson on November 4 as part of the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department's Reading Series.

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