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  • Solidarity poster

    #BlackLivesMatter founders coming to Emerson

    Opal Tometi, social activist and co-creator of the viral hashtag, and Janaya Khan, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto, will speak in the Bright Family Screening Room at the Paramount Center on Wednesday, February 10, 7:00 pm. Black History Month is organized by Emerson’s Black Organization with Natural Interests (EBONI) and sponsored by a number of campus organizations.

  • Brenda Wrigley

    Wrigley works to advance diversity in PR

    Brenda Wrigley, chair of the Marketing Communication Department, has been named to the Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee of the Plank Center Board. The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations, based at the University of Alabama, has a mission “to help develop and recognize outstanding diverse public relations leaders, role models, and mentors to advance ethical public relations in an evolving, global society,” according to its webpage.

  • The documentary Best and Most Beautiful Things will premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival

    Bright '76 and Recent Grads to Debut Film at SXSW

    Documentary executive produced by Emerson College Los Angeles Vice President and Founding Director Kevin Bright '76, and directed by alumnus Garrett Zevgetis MA’05, will premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival in March. 

  • "Swiss Army Man" still

    “Daniels” win for direction at Sundance

    Swiss Army Man, which stars Paul Dano as the man who escapes an island prison, and Daniel Radcliffe as the gaseous cadaver, won for Directing in the “U.S. Dramatic” category at the Sundance Film Festival. Emerson alumni Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, who collectively go by “Daniels,” told Rolling Stone last week that the idea for Swiss Army Man started when Kwan told Scheinert, “We need to make a movie about a man who rides a farting corpse across the ocean.”

  • ELA Vice President and Founding Director Kevin Bright '76 and legendary producer/director Don Mischer

    Don Mischer on the Risks, Rewards of Live TV

    Legendary producer and director Don Mischer shared personal stories and offered live-TV tips to students, alumni, and friends at ELA on January 28.

  • Bavand Karim

    Faculty film released on Netflix

    Bavand Karim, assistant professor in the Emerson Department of Visual Media and Arts Department, was co-writer, cinematographer and associate producer of the film, which explores the history of hate crimes in the United States by looking at two instances of violence against African Americans in Tulsa, Oklahoma, 90 years apart.

  • Still from a film by John Gianvito

    Two Faculty To Screen at Rotterdam

    Films by Emerson College faculty will be screened at the prestigious Rotterdam festival

  • Paul Niwa Inouye project

    Journalism Class Going to Japan

    Students in Paul Niwa’s Online Publishing capstone course will spend their spring break in Japan, where they will learn about Japanese culture and U.S.-Japan relations for a multimedia e-book they are producing on the late Senator Daniel Inouye.

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