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  • Ahmed Benchemsi

    Journalist works to illuminate Moroccan world

    Moroccan journalist Ahmed Benchemsi spoke to Emerson students recently about the controversial journalistic decisions he has made and the misconceptions he said that many Americans have about the Arab world. 

  • Ploughshares celebrates 40 years

    Emerson marked the 40th anniversary of Ploughshares literary magazine this week with a celebration hosted by actor/writer Denis Leary ’79 that featured readings of the some of the magazine’s greatest works.

  • Foreclosure panel

    Institute hosts event on home foreclosure

    Personal stories of local people who have struggled with home foreclosure were the theme of an exhibition and panel discussion held last week at Emerson.

  • Denis Leary

    Leary shares insights with students

    Acclaimed actor, writer, and comedian Denis Leary ’79 was on campus this week to talk to students about his time at Emerson and his career, and to give advice on “making it” in the entertainment industry. The star and co-creator of Rescue Me spoke to about 170 students packed into the Bright Family Screening Room.

  • Jim Taylor

    Sideways screenwriter is latest Semel Chair

    Jim Taylor, the screenwriter of the Academy Award-winning film Sideways and several other well-known films, is Emerson’s latest Jane and Terry Semel Chair in Screenwriting. A special sneak preview screening for the Emerson community of his latest film The Descendants will take place Thursday (November 17).

  • Paramount Center

    LED light installation created by artists to be shown nightly

    ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage will launch curated artistic programming this week for the Paramount Center’s LED windows on the façade of 559 Washington Street.

  • Awake in America

    Tobin publishes book on Irish American poetry

    Daniel Tobin, former Interim Dean of the School of the Arts at Emerson, has published a new book, Awake in America: On Irish American Poetry (University of Notre Dame Press). The book examines Irish American culture through its poets.

  • Alex Freeman

    Student speaks at cerebral palsy event

    Alexander Freeman ’14 was a featured speaker recently at the Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State (CP of NYS) Annual Conference in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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