Facilitated through a partnership with Empower Peace, Communication Studies faculty have participated in the conference for the past two years
“We want to shift the local dialogue away from the demonization of people of color and towards an acknowledgement and support of the community strength that exists within Boston’s neighborhoods,” Professor Eric Gordon said.
It’s All True Documentary Film Festival and the 21st Annual Emerson Film Festival highlighted the best in student films.
Kwan and Scheinert answered questions from students about the filmmaking process, finding creative inspiration, and the importance of finding and maintaining your voice in your projects.
The discussion broached topics of personal care, discovering (and rediscovering) yourself, and art as a form of activism.
Partnered studios integrate teaching, research, and hands-on practice to address social challenges in the local community and society as a whole.
How do authors publish their stories? What is the “path to getting published”? Is there only one?
“It is exciting to see the space be the best it can be,” Emerson Contemporary Director Leonie Bradbury said.
The grants encourage artists and creators to, “imagine and create public art that fosters more just, vibrant, and welcoming public spaces,” according to the NEFA website.
The program awards grants of $25,000 to recipients to allow the time and space to create and further develop their writing projects. Fellowships alternate yearly between prose and poetry (it’s a prose year).