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  • Matthew Salesses and Jabari Asim

    Emerson Faculty, Alumnus Give Insights into Writing

    Emerson College faculty member Jabari Asim and alumnus Matthew Salesses, MFA ’10, read from their current work and talked about point of view, social media, and emotional distance when writing during a reading and Q&A on March 17.

  • Ousmane Sembene

    Father of African Cinema's Story Coming to Emerson

    SEMBENE!, a documentary about the "father of African cinema," will be shown Friday, March 18, 7:00-10:00 pm, in the Bright Family Screening Room at the Paramount Center.

  • Adam Moss talk

    New York Editor Adam Moss Talks Magazine Publishing, Cosby Cover Story

    New York Magazine Editor-in-Chief Adam Moss talked about the future of print journalism, the value of social media, and what makes a great New York writer in a conversation with Emerson College faculty member Benoit Denizet-Lewis on March 14 in the Paramount Center.

  • Joe Randazzo

    Joe Randazzo ’02 Creates Viral Donald Trump Video

    Alumnus Joe Randazzo ’02, former editor of The Onion, created a parody of GOP candidate Donald Trump on the comedy website Funny Or Die.

  • Norman Lear and Nathanial Charles

    Emerson Screenwriters Win Big in Austin

    Eighteen Emerson College students and alumni who placed in the Austin Film Festival’s  writing competitions last October join several other Emerson writers who took prizes in 2015—the most ever in one year, according to Visual and Media Arts Associate Professor James Macak.

  • Kasteel Well

    The Castle featured in the Washington Post

    Emerson parent and journalist Tracy Grant pens a piece on how her son Andrew Grant ’18 was accepted to the study abroad program in the Netherlands, at the College’s 13th century-castle and the excitement it brought not just to her son, but to her as well.

  • Jabari Asim

    Asim Interviewed by the Washington Post

    Jabari Asim, Writing, Literature and Publishing associate professor and graduate program director of Creative Writing, spoke to the Washington Post about the latest backlash against the children’s book A Birthday Cake for George Washington.

  • Megan Marshall

    Marshall Wins MassBook Award for 'Margaret Fuller'

    Professor Megan Marshall will be honored at a State House ceremony.