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  • Emersonians honored by Caucus

    Emerson Trustee, executive-artist-in-residence, and alumnus Kevin Bright ’76 and recent graduate Matthew Hashiguchi (MFA ’11) were among those honored at the 29th Annual Caucus for Producers, Writers, and Directors Awards Dinner in Beverly Hills Sunday night.

  • Magda Romanska

    Romanska wins 2011 Aquila Polonica Prize

    Performing Arts Assistant Professor Magda Romanska recently won the 2011 Aquila Polonica Prize for her 2009 Theatre Survey article “Between History and Memory: Auschwitz in Akropolis, Akropolis in Auschwitz.”

  • Regge Life

    VMA filmmaker examines Haiti in earthquake aftermath

    Theodore “Regge” Life, an independent producer and director of award-winning documentaries about peoples’ cultural experiences in countries such as Japan and Africa, is Emerson’s newest distinguished director-in-residence in Visual and Media Arts.

  • Boston school desegregation crisis revisited

    How to most effectively desegregate public schools was the topic of conversation last week at a discussion on “Busing in Boston and its Aftermath.”

  • 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. 

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    Students named to Who’s Who

    Twenty-five Emerson students were recently selected to represent Emerson College in Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for the 2011–2012 academic year.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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