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  • Bavand Karim

    Faculty film released on Netflix

    Bavand Karim, assistant professor in the Emerson Department of Visual Media and Arts Department, was co-writer, cinematographer and associate producer of the film, which explores the history of hate crimes in the United States by looking at two instances of violence against African Americans in Tulsa, Oklahoma, 90 years apart.

  • "Swiss Army Man" still

    “Daniels” win for direction at Sundance

    Swiss Army Man, which stars Paul Dano as the man who escapes an island prison, and Daniel Radcliffe as the gaseous cadaver, won for Directing in the “U.S. Dramatic” category at the Sundance Film Festival. Emerson alumni Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, who collectively go by “Daniels,” told Rolling Stone last week that the idea for Swiss Army Man started when Kwan told Scheinert, “We need to make a movie about a man who rides a farting corpse across the ocean.”

  • Still from a film by John Gianvito

    Two Faculty To Screen at Rotterdam

    Films by Emerson College faculty will be screened at the prestigious Rotterdam festival

  • Paul Niwa Inouye project

    Journalism Class Going to Japan

    Students in Paul Niwa’s Online Publishing capstone course will spend their spring break in Japan, where they will learn about Japanese culture and U.S.-Japan relations for a multimedia e-book they are producing on the late Senator Daniel Inouye.

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    New Visitor Center to Showcase Emerson

    The new Visitor Center, tentatively scheduled to open in February, promises to give prospective students and their families an interactive introduction to the Emerson community, said Michael Sarra, assistant vice president of enrollment marketing.

  • Norman Lear and Nathanial Charles

    Emerson Screenwriters Win Big in Austin

    Eighteen Emerson College students and alumni who placed in the Austin Film Festival’s  writing competitions last October join several other Emerson writers who took prizes in 2015—the most ever in one year, according to Visual and Media Arts Associate Professor James Macak.

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    Q&A with Title IX Coordinator Pamela White

    Emerson College Today sat down with Pamela White to discuss the new office, her role in the Emerson community, and her goals. She brings a lifelong passion for protecting civil rights of every person—whether that is on the basis of race, religion, or sex—to Emerson.

  • Gathering caps week of diversity talk

    During Martin Luther King Jr. Week this year, departments and groups across campus were encouraged to hold Conversations on Race and Difference. On Friday, January 22, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion held a Summit on Race and Difference, and invited participants to debrief each other on their conversations and look ahead together. Before participants left on Friday afternoon, Spears asked each of them to sign up for one of several working groups that would come up with specific projects around increasing diversity and inclusion at Emerson, and put them into effect.

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