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  • WCVB-TV Channel 5 Info Session

    10/18/12
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    216 Tremont
    Career Services Conference Room (6th Floor)

    WCVB-TV Channel 5 will provide an overview of their application process for over 14 different Spring 2013 and Summer 2013 internships, which are open to ALL Majors and targeted towards Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students.

    The deadline to apply for Spring 2013 is December 15th, and is for the January - May time period. For Summer 2013, the application deadline is February 15th, and will be from late May/June - mid August.

    For more information on the internship application process and about WCVB-TV Channel 5, go to: www.wcvb.com

    Space is limited so make sure to RSVP.

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by Career Services

    For more information please contact:
    Lisa Chang
    617-824-8586

  • Internship Fair Prep workshop

    10/18/12
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    216 Tremont
    Career Services Conference Room

    At the Internship Fair Prep Workshop you can:

    • Learn how to get the most from attending the internship fair
    • Find out how to identify opportunities and how to create opportunities for yourself
    • Learn how to approach potential employers
    • Gather tips for working the room and approaches to networking.
    • Learn how to make a good first impression and walk away with solid leads

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by Career Services

    For more information please contact:
    Carol Spector
    617-824-8586

  • Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave Economy

    10/18/12
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Little Building
    Beard Room

    Please join the Honors Program for its Fall Lecture with author Ross Perlin.

    Ross Perlin is the author of Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave Economy, published by Verso in 2011. He has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian (UK), and other publications on labor, politics, and cultural and linguistic extinction. Ross has worked in remote areas of southwest China, at a Silicon Valley start-up, and at the world's oldest Yiddish theater. He was a Marshall Scholar at Cambridge University and the School of Oriental and African Studies, where he earned Master's degrees, and his BA is from Stanford University.

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by Honors Program

    For more information please contact:
    Colleen Heffernan

  • Funeral Kings with Directors, Alumni Matthew and Kevin McManus and Producer, Alum Andrew van den Houten

    10/18/12
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Paramount Center
    Bright Family Screening Room

    Andy and Charlie lead a good life — to the detriment of the dead. Each time a poor soul bites the dust, these two teens act as altar boys at the deceased's funeral. Entirely dressed in white, they assist the priest in more boring ceremonies during which they can hit on girls, drink sacred wine and, especially, cut class.

    Once the stiff's party is over, going back to school is out of the question. Rather, it's time to roam the streets without fear of being caught. While they may belong to the church, Andy and Charlie are far from being choir boys. They're floating on flawless happiness until David, their new colleague, shows up. A mama's boy who understands nothing of their life philosophy, they'll have to do whatever it takes to set him on the right track. That's when the craziness begins.

    Having discovered that David isn't as square as he first appeared, the diabolical duo get their hands on a mysterious suitcase of unknown contents and find themselves in the middle of a scheme orchestrated by a neighbourhood delinquent. Nothing in the world, however, can stop them from doing whatever they can to try to impress girls. Teenage boys do have their priorities, after all.

    Beware, love at first sight! The McManus brothers' FUNERAL KINGS is exactly the type of comedy that puts a smile on your face and keeps it there for the entire picture. Impossible not to fall under the charm of this suburban saga that's filled with heartwarming characters everyone can easily relate to. Weaving from the essence of memory, the filmmakers have captured with unequaled precision the naive beginning of adolescence when one dreams of being an adult but is unwilling to grow up. Fueled by deliciously vulgar dialogue spoken by charismatic rookies, this first feature overflows with situations as chaotic as they are wacky, thought up by a very talented comic duo.

    Beyond the laughter can be found a touching drama about a friendship put to the test, one that has judiciously been compared to STAND BY ME. Produced by Fantasia regular Andrew van den Houten (THE WOMAN), FUNERAL KINGS marks the arrival of two directors who'll soon be dethroning Greg Mottola, the creator of SUPERBAD.

    Sponsored by Department of Visual and Media Arts

    For more information please contact:
    Anna Feder

  • Hamlet

    10/18/12
    7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
    Paramount Center
    Paramount Center Mainstage
    See artsemerson.org for ticket pricing information

     ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage presents Hamlet. From Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, a handful of players perform this timeless classic. Hamlet explores political intrigue and sexual obsession, philosophical reflection ("to be, or not to be…") and violent action, tragic depth and wild humor. Capturing the youthful and less jaded aspects of Hamlet's personality rarely seen in more traditional interpretations, in just two and a half hours, this production embraces the theatre of Shakespeare's day. Actors play multiple characters and live music, infusing the performance with a lively energy. Humorous and boisterous, the Globe Company packs an emotional wallop with their inherent theatricality.

    Emerson Community (Faculty, Staff, Parents, Alumni) memberships are half-price—just $30! Your membership more than pays for itself instantly, and comes with a host of special benefits and privileges, such as ticket savings and a complimentary ticket*.

    Emerson Student Memberships are FREE! Just stop by the Box Office and show us your student ID and you can get advance tickets for only $15 each ($10 rush!). Memberships and tickets cannot be purchased online, but once you validate your ID with us in person, you can purchase tickets over the phone or in person at the Box Office.

    To become an Emerson Community or Emerson Student Member, visit the Paramount Center (559 Washington St) or Cutler Majestic Theatre (219 Tremont St) Box Offices. Emerson Community memberships may also be purchased online at www.artsemerson.org, or by calling 617.824.8400.

    *Up to $60 value.

    Sponsored by ArtsEmerson

    For more information please contact:
    ArtsEmerson Box Office
    617-824-8400

  • The Grapes of Wrath

    10/18/12
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Tufte Performance and Production Center
    Semel Theater, 3rd Floor
    $12 General Audiences, $8 Emerson Community

    In this adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Steinbeck, the Joad family has lost everything: their home, livelihood, dignity and nearly all hope for a better future. With what little remains, the family leaves the Dust Bowl fields of Oklahoma for the fertile lands promised in California. Expecting the land of milk and honey, the Joads face further disillusionment, exploitation, and a lack of resources at the hands of big business and corrupt authorities.

    Sponsored by Emerson Stage

    For more information please contact:
    Tyler York
    617-824-8369

  • Artful Comics' Comic Writing Workshop

    10/18/12
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Max Mutchnick Campus Center
    118

     Are you interested in:
    a)Submitting to Artful Comics
    b) Learning how to write a comic
    c) De-stressing before midterms
    d) One of the hotties you saw at the Superhero Date Auction
    e) All of the above

    If you answered A, B, C, D, or E, then your presence is requested at our COMIC WRITING WORKSHOP.

    You'll learn how to write a comic script, brainstorm ideas, and get tips and insight about the comic industry from our faculty advisor, John Rodzvilla. Bring paper and a writing utensil, and we'll take care of the rest! 

    Can't wait to see you there!

    Sponsored by Artful Comics

    For more information please contact:
    Erin Arata