Pole dancing dates back to the 12th century.
Comedic Arts faculty Tripp Whetsell shared his admiration and respect for the late comedian and actor Budd Friedman, who recently passed, in a New York Times piece. Friedman was the founder of the legendary Improv comedy clubs, first opened in New York City in 1963.
The midterms experimented with Black-led state campaigns with the potential to address the pocketbook issues of the community.
Communication Studies faculty and BIGfish PR CEO David Gerzof Richard weighed in on the new (and brief) Twitter plicy “Twitter Blue” paid subsription policy enacted by new Twitter CEO Elon Musk that has significant credibility issues, and Facebook/Meta’s layoff of 11,000 employees.
Associate professor of political science and director of the Emerson Prison Initiative Mneesha Gellman describes the importance of teaching indigenous languages in public schools, citing her research in northern California’s Humboldt County with the Yurok language.
Visual and Media Arts assistant professor Hanadi Elyan’s film Salma’s Home was recently featured in MovieMaker magazine. The 2022 film follows the lives of three Arab women in Jordan who must come together despite the circumstances they face.
The College’s Visual and Media Arts program lands at #7 on The Wrap’s Top 50 Film Schools for 2022 ranking, alongside esteemed programs across the country. Emerson’s ranking highlights notable alumni, its BFA in film art, and new anti-racist filmmaking and accessible cinema program offerings.
The director of the Emerson Prison Initiative, writes about how she and other faculty are rethinking what and how they teach.
The documentary highlights the gun violence epidemic in our country, centering on the voices of survivors
Emerson Contemporary’s new exhibition tracing a wound through my body is on view at the Media Art Gallery through November 6, and is free and open to the public.