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  • Gold Key Honor Society

    104 Inducted into Gold Key Honor Society

    Students were inducted in a ceremony held in the Tufte Performance and Production Center’s Semel Theater, to an audience full of friends and family members. In addition, three Emerson faculty members were presented with teaching awards for their service, skill, and innovation in the classroom.

  • Teju Cole WLP Reading Series event

    Teju Cole: Artists Must “Think Beyond the Conventional”

    Novelist and essayist Teju Cole talked about politics, social media, and the writing process on April 7 at this semester’s final WLP Reading Series event.

  • Benoit Denizet-Lewis

    Denizet-Lewis Story on Anti-Bias Canvassing in NYT Magazine

    Benoit Denizet-Lewis, assistant professor in the Department of Writing, Literature, and Publishing, wrote a piece for The New York Times Magazine about an organization’s use of canvassing to reduce prejudice against transgender people among Los Angeles residents.

  • Alden Jones

    Emerson Faculty Honored for Excellence in Teaching

    David Kishik, assistant professor of philosophy, won the Helaine and Stanley Miller Award for Outstanding Teaching; Alden Jones, affiliated faculty in writing, won the Alan L. Stanzler Award for Excellence in Teaching; and Rhiannon Luyster, assistant professor of communication disorders, won the Alumni Award for Teaching and Innovation.

  • 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.