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  • International Coffee Hour

    3/14/13
    1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
    Max Mutchnick Campus Center
    Cultural Center

    Calling out to all citizens of the globe, we've got something exciting for you. Tell your compelling stories, re-connect with old pals, and express your cultural thoughts. Come celebrate the difference across languages and nation borders.

    We provide coffee and dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth. Come aboard and let your stories fly with other walks of life.

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by International Student Affairs

    For more information please contact:
    Yelena Galperina
    617-824-7858

  • Canvas Speed Grader

    3/14/13
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Walker Building
    403

    Put the pen down and learn about how best to use Canvas to quickly grade and comment on of student work. We will focus on the grading tools for both the web and mobile versions of Canvas.

    Please register at:
    https://docs.google.com/a/emerson.edu/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEYyd1A2V2FXVVIxUm84ekZYelFyR0E6MQ#gid=0

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by Instructional Technology Group

    For more information please contact:
    Natalie Hebshie
    617-824-8090

  • Communication in the Age of Big Data

    3/14/13
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Tufte Performance and Production Center
    Semel Theatre

    Big Data: the overwhelming amounts of information available now via online computing and social media create enormous challenges and transofrmative opportunities for communication professionals. Anyone going into such fields as news gathering and reporting, marketing, politics, health and medicine, online dating, travel, and education will want to know what Big Data means and how its applications are revolutionziing what we do.

    This event features Chris Lynch of Hack/Reduce in Cambridge, who helps companies with Big Data challenges and works with Governor Deval Patrick's Masschusetts Big Data initiative. Other speakers TBA.

    The event is free and open to all members of the Emerson community.

     

     

     

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by School of Communication

    For more information please contact:
    Phillip Glenn
    617-824-8739

  • Communication in the Age of Big Data

    3/14/13
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Tufte Performance and Production Center
    Semel Theatre


    Big Data: the overwhelming amounts of information available now via online computing and social media create enormous challenges and transofrmative opportunities for communication professionals. Anyone going into such fields as news gathering and reporting, marketing, politics, health and medicine, online dating, travel, and education will want to know what Big Data means and how its applications are revolutionziing what we do.

    Speakers:
    Chris Lynch, Co-Founder of Hack/Reduce
    Justin Borgman, CEO and Co-Founder of Hadapt
    Fred Lalonde, CEO and Co-Founder of Hopper

    The event is free and open to all members of the Emerson community.
     

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by School of Communication

    For more information please contact:
    Diego Salazar
    617-824-8354

  • Bright Lights: LA/ Boston Showcase with Oscar nominated screenwriter David Magee

    3/14/13
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Paramount Center
    Bright Family Screening Room


    The 13th annual Emerson Film Festival Boston area gala event is scheduled for Thursday, March 14th in the Bright Family Screening Room.

    The annual showcase of student work will feature a presentation by Oscar nominated Semel Screenwriting Chair DAVID MAGEE (LIFE OF PI, FINDING NEVERLAND)

    Student films include:
    The King of the House by Paul Michael MacCarty '16
    A documentary short featuring Robert Dello Russo, an Italian barbershop owner from Boston's North End. His story is rich with history, inspiration and most importantly, the preservation and importance of family values both at home and in the workplace.

    Graceland Girls by Jordan Salvatoriello, MFA '12;
    Educating girls has proven to be the cornerstone of Kenyan development, yet so many are denied equal access. The students at the Graceland Girls School in Kenya have, so far, defied the odds. Using a combination of video and photographs, the girls share their personal struggles to find hope for the future.

    Love or Farewell by Shaun Clarke, MFA '12
    A collection of five dance films loosely based on the short story "Eveline," found in James Joyce's "Dubliners". Each short film explores the potential to transform dance performance through cinema. Eveline must choose between running away with her lover Frank to Buenos Ayres or staying home with her ill father.

    Solutionism: A Design Documentary by Hsiao-Yen Jones '14;
    Artivist Designer, Matt LeGrand speaks on the possibility that design has for both the visual and real world.

    Got You by Bianca Morris '12.
    Lexi, an 8 year old only child, discovers her mother's thoughts of suicide.

    There will be an after-event reception in the Bright Screening Room Lobby

    Sponsored by Department of Visual and Media Arts

    For more information please contact:
    Anna Feder