Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies

Institute News


  • Gold Key Honor Society

    104 Inducted into Gold Key Honor Society

    Students were inducted in a ceremony held in the Tufte Performance and Production Center’s Semel Theater, to an audience full of friends and family members. In addition, three Emerson faculty members were presented with teaching awards for their service, skill, and innovation in the classroom.

  • Alden Jones

    Emerson Faculty Honored for Excellence in Teaching

    David Kishik, assistant professor of philosophy, won the Helaine and Stanley Miller Award for Outstanding Teaching; Alden Jones, affiliated faculty in writing, won the Alan L. Stanzler Award for Excellence in Teaching; and Rhiannon Luyster, assistant professor of communication disorders, won the Alumni Award for Teaching and Innovation.

  • Yasser Munif and Robin Yassin-Kassab

    Authors Urge West to Listen to Syrian Voices

    Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami, authors of Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War, spoke to an audience of Emerson students and faculty on March 30 about the failure of the West to acknowledge the complete picture.

  • Doug Struck on the set of WGBH Greater Boston

    Struck on President Obama’s Visit to Cuba, WGBH

    Douglas Struck, senior journalist-in-residence in the Journalism Department, was on on WGBH-TV's Greater Boston with Jim Braude as part of a panel discussion about President Obama’s latest trip to Cuba.

  • Samba Gadjigo talks about Sembene

    Camera as “Weapon”: Emerson Introduced to “Father of African Cinema”

    Mount Holyoke College professor and filmmaker Samba Gadjigo joined the Emerson and greater Boston communities for a screening and discussion of his documentary, Sembene!, about “father of African cinema” Ousmane Sembene on March 18 in the Bright Family Screening Room.

  • Ousmane Sembene

    Father of African Cinema's Story Coming to Emerson

    SEMBENE!, a documentary about the "father of African cinema," will be shown Friday, March 18, 7:00-10:00 pm, in the Bright Family Screening Room at the Paramount Center.

  • Wyatt Oswald

    Oswald talks trees on NH Public Radio

    Associate Professor in the Institute for Liberal Arts Wyatt Oswald was interviewed by New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) on tree migration in New Hampshire.

  • Boston Coastlines: Future Past - Civic Media project

    New Graduate Program in Civic Media Launches

    Starting in Fall 2016, Emerson College’s Engagement Lab will launch an intensive 12-month residential master’s degree program in Civic Media, Art & Practice (CMAP). Prospective students can apply now to the graduate program, which focuses on the emerging field of civic media.