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  • Ken Feil

    Together We Laugh, Divided We Bawl

    Ken Feil, senior scholar-in-residence in the Department of Visual and Media Arts, will spend his summer developing Laughing At, Laughing With: How Does Comedy Unite and Divide?, a 300-level course in the new Comedic Arts major, but open to students in any major.

  • Jeans for Justice Rally 2016

    Emerson Dons Denim, Supports Anti-Violence Efforts

    Boot cut, straight cut, skinny jeans, or “mom jeans”—faculty, students, and staff from across Emerson College pulled on their denim on April 8 to show their commitment to ending sexual assault and other kinds of violence.

  • Teju Cole WLP Reading Series event

    Teju Cole: Artists Must “Think Beyond the Conventional”

    Novelist and essayist Teju Cole talked about politics, social media, and the writing process on April 7 at this semester’s final WLP Reading Series event.

  • Kasteel Well bridge

    Emersonians Celebrate 30 Years of Global Engagement at Kasteel Well

    Two dozen faculty, staff, trustees, and family members spent three days in the Netherlands last month to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Kasteel Well, Emerson College’s flagship study abroad program.

  • Emerson Dance Company Spectrum

    Emerson Dancers Offer a “Spectrum” of Movement

    The Emerson Dance Company held their spring showcase, Spectrum, on Thursday, April 7, for a robust audience at the Paramount Mainstage.

  • Filmmaker Stanley Nelson

    Black Panthers Filmmaker to Young People: “You Can Make Change”

    Emmy Award-winning director Stanley Nelson said he hopes his latest documentary, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, can be used as a “tool” to help today’s activists find ways to change the country.

  • Ignite the Night

    Ballroom as Classroom: Nonprofit Fundraising Class Runs Benefit for Burn Survivors

    Every aspect of Ignite the Night -- A Celebration Benefiting Burn Thrivers Worldwide is being planned and executed by Edelstein’s class, part of Emerson’s new Nonprofit Communication Management minor. Students chose their own roles in the campaign—public relations, outside sponsorship, entertainment, facility, food—and wrote their own job descriptions, senior scholar-in-residence Cathy Edelstein said.

  • Tony and Janet Goldman

    Goldman Gift Celebrates Love, Art, and Emerson

    Janet and Tony Goldman's creative individuality awakened at Emerson College. Now Janet is helping a future generation of talented and committed actors share their gifts with a transformational gift of her own to support Performing Arts students with an ongoing scholarship fund.


Events Calendar

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