Emerson in the News


  • Mark Vashro

    Vashro ’08 short to screen at Sundance

    Thunder Road, a short film produced by alumnus Mark Vashro and directed and written by fellow alum Jim Cummings ’09, has been selected to show at the 2016 Sundance Festival (January 21–31).

  • Owen Eagan

    Eagan-led "movie buzz" study in International Business Times

    A study led by Executive-in-Residence in Communication Studies Owen Eagan as part of a research course in the School of Communication explores the impact that Oscar nominations have on a film’s box office success. 

  • Linda Reisman

    Reisman on producing The Danish Girl, covered by Boston media

    Senior Distinguished Producer-in-Residence in Visual and Media Arts Linda Reisman talked to Boston media about her role as executive producer of The Danish Girl.

  • Joshua Polster

    Polster on Arthur Miller premiere in UK, New York Times

    Performing Arts Associate Professor Joshua Polster, who is an expert on playwright Arthur Miller, is quoted about Miller’s first play No Villain having its world premiere in London and his overall popularity in the UK throughout his career.

  • Benoit Denizet-Lewis

    Denizet-Lewis feature in Rolling Stone

    Assistant Professor of Writing, Literature and Publishing Benoit Denizet-Lewis penned a featured article in Rolling Stone magazine that provides insight on the rise of social media stardom from time spent with teenage Internet sensation Christian Leave.

  • Polly Carl

    Carl featured in WBUR’s The Artery

    In her role as part of the trio leading ArtsEmerson and Office of the Arts, Polly Carl talked to The Artery about being named Person of the Year by the National Theatre Conference, and her goal, along with fellow ArtsEmerson collegues David Dower and David Howse, to make theater more inclusive and accessible. 

  • Rich West

    West on Thanksgiving food fights, Boston Globe

    Communication Studies Professor Rich West weighs in about family dynamics at play during Thanksgiving. Specifically, the Boston Globe article addresses the differences in dietary choices: traditionalists vs. foodies. Read the article in the Boston Globe.

  • Higgins’s short finalist for Oscar nomination, Deadline Hollywood

    Alumnus and Emerson Los Angeles faculty member Julian Higgins’s film is one of 10 finalists for an Academy Award nomination in the live-action short category.

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