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  • Ambush

    'Gunplay' offers laughter, heartbreak

    Benny Sato Ambush, senior distinguished producing director-in-residence, introduced the reading of Frank Higgins’s Gunplay on November 3 by reminding the audience that the presentation supported President Lee Pelton’s Gun Violence Resource Center initiative to engage in thoughtful conversations about gun violence.

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    Homeless survivors teach ELA students

    Emerson Los Angeles students who participated in a workshop exchanging stories with people who survived homelessness, abuse, and addiction discovered just how much they shared in common.

  • Yarbrough

    Yarbrough in Fellowship of Southern Writers

    Professor Steve Yarbrough of Writing, Literature, and Publishing, has been elected to the Fellowship of Southern Writers, and, in addition, will receive the 2015 Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction this spring from the same organization.

  • Walker

    Walker's work in Best American Essays 2014

    Associate Professor Jerald Walker’s recent essay, “How to Make a Slave,” will appear in The Best American Essays 2014, edited by John Jeremiah Sullivan. 

  • Pelton

    Survey seeks ideas for safe, supportive campus

    President Lee Pelton has emailed the campus community asking for participation in Emerson360: Community Climate Survey, which is open November 3–21 and asks for feedback on many issues, including campus environment, communication, and interpersonal violence.

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    'Kisses' examines Greek response to Nazis

    A screening of Kisses to the Children, a documentary about responses to the Nazis in Greece during World War II, and a discussion with the film director took place October 28 at Emerson. 

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    Baker edges Coakley in student-run poll

    The Emerson College Polling Society has released the results of a new survey in the final days before the election for Massachusetts Governor, which is taking place Tuesday, November 4.

  • Menino

    Emerson mourns former Mayor Menino

    Former Mayor Thomas M. Menino, the longest-serving Boston mayor and a friend of Emerson College, died October 30 after a battle with cancer. He was 71.

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