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Distinguished Alumnus on the Myth of “Too Much TV” and Modern Marketing Challenges

There can never be “too much TV” out there, but it has gotten harder to get through to potential audiences about individual shows, television publicist John Wentworth ’81 told a group of Emerson College students, faculty, and staff on Monday, October 24.

‘Never Say Never’ Says Red Sox Announcer Neverett

Sportscaster Tim Neverett ’88 returned to Emerson College Monday to tell his story and encourage students to keep plugging away at their dreams. 

What’s So Funny About the 2016 Election? Panel Explores Comedy and Politics

A handful of academics, a political strategist, a cartoonist, and a Donald Trump impersonator walk into the Bordy Theater… “Comedy and the 2016 Election,” held Friday, October 21, and sponsored by the School of the Arts and the Center for Comedic Arts, looked at the impact of humor on the campaign season, and vice versa.

ELA Film and Media Festival Draws Big Names, Big Crowd

The 16th annual Emerson Los Angeles Film & Media Festival drew more than 200 people on Saturday, October 22 with appearances by TV legend Norman Lear '44, AMC Programming President Joel Stillerman '84, and more.

TV legend Norman Lear among attendees at ELA Film Festival

Panelists Address the Role of Politics in Sports

A panel of communications experts explored the various layers of politics in sports and how it relates to issues of gambling, domestic violence, and gender and sexuality in “Politics of Sports,” held Thursday, October 20, in Emerson College’s Semel Theater.

Raynauld Talks Final Presidential Debate on CBC Radio

Vincent Raynauld, assistant professor of Communication Studies, was on CBC Radio stations in markets across Canada, including Toronto, Windsor, Charlottetown, Edmonton, and Victoria, talking about the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Photos: Emerson Urban Arts: Media Art Gallery Opening Reception

Emerson Urban Arts: Media Art Gallery (EUA), one of the only gallery spaces in Boston dedicated to video, film, new media, and performance art, opened to the public on Friday, October 21.

Final Presidential Debate Watch Opens Global Summit on Politics, Sports Communication

As she reflected on her coverage of the 1968 presidential race between Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, and George Wallace, Emerson Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Carole Simpson said she thought she’d never see another presidential race like it in her lifetime – until this year.

Upcoming Events

Richard West

Faculty Research Colloquium Series: Gay and Lesbian Parents in Communication Research

October 26, 2016 2:00pm

In "Bringing Volume to an Invisible Voice: Studying Gay Fathers and Lesbian Mothers in Communication Research," Professor Rich West will discuss the challenges, opportunities, and joys associated with investigating this family type.

Cynthia Bartlett

Memorial Service for Professor Emerita Cynthia Bartlett

October 26, 2016 5:00pm

Please join the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) as they celebrate, honor, and remember Professor Emerita Cynthia Bartlett, who died in July 2016 following a long illness. 

Screening of Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed

Screening of Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed

October 27, 2016 7:00pm

The EBONI Alumni Association invites you to a special screening of Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed on Thursday, October 27 at 7 pm, followed by a conversation moderated by Associate Professor Dr. Angela Cooke-Jackson with special guests!

Create a visual aid for your dreams and support other LA dreamers, movers and shakers!

#BeYourOwnLeadingLady Vision Board Party

October 30, 2016 11:00am

Create a visual aid for your dreams and support other LA dreamers, movers and shakers!

"America Will Be" Panel Discussion

November 02, 2016 4:30pm

Join the Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement to discuss and explore the ways in which Boston community members have contributed to furthering Langston Hughes' call for a new America through their own practice in activism, media/technology, and the arts.

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