Department of Visual & Media Arts

Department of Visual & Media Arts News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news in the Department of Visual & Media Arts. For the latest College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Comedy students

    Comedy major launches at Emerson

    Starting this fall 2015, prospective students can apply to Emerson’s newly announced major in comedy—the first specialized Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Comedic Arts. 

  • Malcolm Rogers, Anne Hawley, Tom Lentz

    Arts leaders at Emerson, covered by WGBH and Boston Globe

    President Pelton hosted a reception at the Paramount Center for retiring arts leaders Malcom Rogers, MFA; Anne Hawley, Gardner Museum; and Tom Lentz, Harvard Museums.

  • Claire Andrade-Watkins

    Andrade-Watkins in Providence Journal

    Associate Professor for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies Claire Andrade-Watkins was interviewed for a special two-part series on race relations in the Providence Journal.

  • Iliza Shlesinger

    Shlesinger ’05 announcement in Hollywood Reporter

    Alumna Iliza Shlesinger will host Separation Anxiety, a new TBS relationship game show that will launch in late 2015.

  • Cooper interviewed by Chicago media

    Visual and Media Arts Professor Tom Cooper was featured in “How My Media Diet Is Killing Me,” a recent article in the Chicago Tribune.

  • Alex Clark '16

    Frat leaders attending Conference on College Men

    Two Emerson fraternity leaders will join Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) director Melanie Matson at the Conference on College Men from June 18-20, when the trio will lead a discussion on how fraternities can help prevent power-based interpersonal violence, including abusive relationships, stalking, sexual assault, and harassment.

  • Resayre

    'Crumbs' to premiere at LA Film Fest

    The film Crumbs, a post-apocalyptic, sci-fi romance executive produced by Sergio Uguet de Resayre ‘02, premieres at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 14. Uguet de Resayre, who also works as the broadcast operations manager at Fox International Channels for the Nordic and Baltic countries, has written, produced and directed several short films. Crumbs marks his first feature film production. 

  • Jody Steel

    'Leg art' alumna performing at TED-X

    It was nearly two years ago when Jody Steel ’14 got a leg up when it came to her viral “leg art,” and now she is making huge strides—getting attention on Buzzfeed and performing a live drawing at a TED Talks event in Culver City, California, on June 13.

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