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    Journalist jailed for 'Daily Show' appearance speaks

    Maziar Bahari, the Canadian-Iranian journalist who was jailed for 118 days in Iran after appearing on The Daily Show, spoke with Emerson students November 5 after a screening of Rosewater, a new film about his ordeal.

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    Kylar Broadus, transgender leader, gives keynote

    Kylar Broadus, senior policy counsel and director of the Transgender Civil Rights Project, was the keynote speaker of “Unapologetically Confident: Transgender Awareness Week at Emerson College,” on November 3. 

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    Students delve into corporate crises

    Graduate students in the Crisis Communication course this semester are conducting rigorous exercises that put students in the shoes of corporate leaders who are thrust into finding an effective method of handling the crisis at hand.

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    Pelton dinner raises mental health awareness

    The Emerson College chapter of Active Minds, a national organization whose mission is to erase mental health stigma, is offering students a chance to dine with President Lee Pelton on November 20.

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    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. 

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    '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.

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    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.

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