Alum and affiliated faculty Jon Rineman ’05, who is an accomplished late-night TV writer, spoke to Chronicle about returning to his roots at Emerson and instructing the next generation of comedy writers.
Henry Winkler ’67 is back on television as the award-winning dark comedy Barry returns to HBO after a hiatus due to the pandemic.
PR executive, political strategist, alum, and former Trustee Larry Rasky ’78 was remembered this past week at a tribute held at the Boch Center, attended by 500 people, including several Emerson community members and Senator Ed Markey and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh.
Emerson College announces two new majors that will be offered beginning in Fall of 2023: Media Psychology and Health and Social Change. Both new programs will require capstones that put theory into practice through community partnerships, and will offer courses from across various departments and disciplines. Emerson is among a select group of institutions with majors in these fields of higher education study; the social change emphasis within a health program and media psychology at the undergraduate level set the College apart.
Professor and Chair of the Visual & Media Arts department Cristina Kotz Cornejo’s 360º documentary, the root is more important than the flower is featured in the Argentina media outlets Tiempo de San Juan and Si San Juan (both in Spanish).
Journalism affiliated faculty Beena Sarwar spoke to Al Jazeera network about about Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s attempt to evade a no-confidence vote from Parliament by eliminating the entity.
Professor and founding director of the Center for Comedic Arts Martie Cook weighed in on comedian Chris Rock’s first comedy show after the Academy Awards last week, in which nominee Will Smith slapped him onstage after a joke about Smith’s wife.
The Atlantic Reviews New Film Everything Everywhere All at Once by Daniel Kwan ’10 and Daniel Scheinert ’09
Alumni Daniel Kwan’10 and Daniel Scheinert ’09 wrote, directed, and produced their film Everything Everywhere All at Once, which debuted at the annual South by Southwest Festival in March and is receiving great reviews, including by the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. It is slated for release in theaters soon.
As the 94th Academy Awards take place on Sunday, March 27, awards editor Tim Gray writes that Hollywood has two races underway – the one with nominated films themselves, and “the other is the surrounding mini-industry that involves campaigners, contenders, agents, journalists and Oscar pundits.”
Associate professor in American Studies Roger House writes an opinion piece examining why developing countries that did not vote/voted no on President Biden’s UN resolution regarding the Russian invasion of Ukraine.