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Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre Featured in Boston Magazine

Emerson's Cutler Majestic Theatre is featured in Boston Magazine's "Boston Landmarks" series in the Winter 2017 issue. 

Emerson Men’s Basketball Defeats Dean College, 84–70

Geoffrey Gray ’19 dished out a game-high 23 points with eight assists and two steals as the Emerson men’s basketball team held off a late comeback from Dean College to grab the 84–70 win.

ELA Students Produce Video for Hollywood Police Activities League

Emerson College Los Angeles students helped to produce, film, and edit a video for the Hollywood Police Activities League, highlighting the nonprofit's 20th anniversary and its impact on the Hollywood community. 

Video showcased at Hollywood Police Activities League gala

Emerson Faculty Win Praise for 2016 Publications

Emerson College faculty have published a wide range of books this year, from poetry collections and scholarly works to an industry how-to and even a children’s book.

Creative Writing Alumna Compiling Book of Election Reflection

Michaela Papa MFA '15 is creating States of the Union, a compilation of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, art, photography, and interviews that captures the sentiments of a broad spectrum of Americans during the time between the election of Donald Trump and his inauguration as president.

Gaucher Virtual Reality Film Featured in Seacoastonline

Associate Professor Daniel Gaucher's virtual reality film, Maren's Rock, was profiled on Seacoastonline.com, the online version of the Portsmouth (N.H.) Herald.

Virtual Reality Filmmaking Coming to Emerson's Boston Campus

In the spring, Associate Professor Daniel Gaucher will begin offering a course in immersive filmmaking. He said he believes Emerson is in a unique position to adapt good storytelling to the fast-growing technology. 

Pelton Supports Federal Program for Undocumented Students

Emerson College President Lee Pelton has signed a statement in support of the Deferred Action for Child­hood Arrivals (DACA) program, joining more than 150 uni­ver­sity pres­i­dents from public and pri­vate institutions across the United States who have signed a state­ment urging gov­ern­ment offi­cials to con­tinue and expand the program.

Upcoming Events

Do Not Resist

Bright Lights Film Series: "Do Not Resist" with Director Craig Atkinson MA '08

December 06, 2016 7:00pm


Do Not Resist is an urgent and powerful exploration of the rapid militarizaiton of the police in the United States. A discussion with alumnus director Craig Atkinson MA '08 will follow the screening.

Emerson Launch

Emerson Launch Creative Enterprises Showcase

December 08, 2016 6:00pm


Members of the Emerson Launch startup incubator will be joined by students working on creative concepts in publishing, theater, filmmaking, communications, and more. Swing by to share which ideas inspire you and which ones need more work.

The Dying of the Light

Bright Lights Film Series: "The Dying of the Light" with VMA Faculty Director

December 08, 2016 7:00pm


The Dying of the Light explores the history and craft of motion picture presentation through the lives and stories of the last generation of career projectionists.

Mrs. Warren's Profession

Emerson Stage: "Mrs. Warren's Profession"

December 08, 2016 8:00pm


Extremely socially advanced for the time, playwright George Bernard Shaw addresses issues of gender roles and the complexity of being female in the 19th century, still resonant today.

Kenneth Crannell 1975

Memorial for Professor Emeritus Ken Crannell

December 14, 2016 2:00pm


Come celebrate, honor, and remember friend, teacher, colleague, and mentor Ken Crannell '55 MA '57, professor emeritus of communication. Crannell, who retired in 1999 after 42 years of teaching Voice and Articulation, died in August. 


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