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    Comedy minor launches at Emerson

    Emerson College announced it has launched a minor in Comedy, strengthening even further the College’s foothold in the entertainment industry.

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    HBO internships for two LA students

    Two Emerson College Los Angeles students are gaining valuable experience and connections as they intern at one of America’s most original television networks: HBO.

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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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    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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    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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    'Kisses' examines Greek response to Nazis

    A screening of Kisses to the Children, a documentary about responses to the Nazis in Greece during World War II, and a discussion with the film director took place October 28 at Emerson. 

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    Student artists warned about piracy

    Entertainment industry experts who participated on October 28 in an Emerson panel discussion, “Stealing Your Creative Future,” were in strong agreement that Internet piracy is an overwhelming problem for artists.

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