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School of Communication News

  • Global Communication

    Expert in global communication advises Emersonians

    Joachim Kuss, director of communications for Zeiss Vision Care, is visiting Emerson for a week and will be an invited lecturer in several graduate and undergraduate classes in Communication Studies and Marketing.

  • Rich West talks about his research on gay and lesbian parents

    Professor’s Research Aims to Give Voice to Same-Sex Parents

    Communication Studies Professor Rich West’s research has been pushing the boundaries of the understanding of same-sex parents and their place in society. He spoke at Emerson College on Wednesday, October 26, as part of the second Research Colloquium Series for the Fall 2016 semester.

  • Tim Neverett '88

    ‘Never Say Never’ Says Red Sox Announcer Neverett

    Sportscaster Tim Neverett ’88 returned to Emerson College Monday to tell his story and encourage students to keep plugging away at their dreams. 

  • comedy and politics panel

    What’s So Funny About the 2016 Election? Panel Explores Comedy and Politics

    A handful of academics, a political strategist, a cartoonist, and a Donald Trump impersonator walk into the Bordy Theater… “Comedy and the 2016 Election,” held Friday, October 21, and sponsored by the School of the Arts and the Center for Comedic Arts, looked at the impact of humor on the campaign season, and vice versa.

  • Politics in Sports panel

    Panelists Address the Role of Politics in Sports

    A panel of communications experts explored the various layers of politics in sports and how it relates to issues of gambling, domestic violence, and gender and sexuality in “Politics of Sports,” held Thursday, October 20, in Emerson College’s Semel Theater.

  • Final debate watch panel

    Final Presidential Debate Watch Opens Global Summit on Politics, Sports Communication

    As she reflected on her coverage of the 1968 presidential race between Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, and George Wallace, Emerson Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Carole Simpson said she thought she’d never see another presidential race like it in her lifetime – until this year.

  • Global Summit

    Emerson to Host Global Summit on Politics, Sports, Civic Engagement

    Politicians and political strategists, Nepali journalists, and academics from Emerson and around the world will converge on the College October 19-22 for a Global Summit on Politics, Sports, and Civic Engagement.

  • Bob Dylan in Toronto

    Tim Riley on Dylan’s Nobel Prize

    Emerson College Today asked Assistant Professor of Journalism and NPR critic Tim Riley about the announcement Thursday, October 13, that the Swedish Academy is awarding the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan.