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  • Yasser Munif and Robin Yassin-Kassab

    Authors Urge West to Listen to Syrian Voices

    Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami, authors of Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War, spoke to an audience of Emerson students and faculty on March 30 about the failure of the West to acknowledge the complete picture.

  • Laurie Anderson

    Multimedia Artist Laurie Anderson to Headline Grad Symposium

    International multimedia artist Laurie Anderson, who has collaborated with the likes of Peter Gabriel, Brian Eno, and her husband, Lou Reed, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s New England Graduate Media Symposium, which will revolve around the theme of collaboration.

  • Jaweed Kaleem

    Kaleem ’07 Named Race and Justice Reporter for LA Times

    Alumnus Jaweed Kaleem ’07 was named as a new reporter for the LA Times, where he will be covering race and justice issues.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.