Visual and Media Arts graduate students Xzaviah Jamel Stone Sr and Tarell Wright spoke with Boston 25 reporter Crystal Hynes about diversity and representation at the Oscars and in the film industry.
Visual and Media Arts assistant professor Rae Shaw’s new series, “Black Kung Fu Chick,” debuted at the Slamdance Film Festival earlier this year, and Shaw recently shared the inspiration for the series and the concept with the Boston Globe.
President Pelton’s community message following the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial for George Floyd’s death was republished by WBUR’s ideas and opinion site Cognoscenti.
Chair of Communications Studies Greg Payne is featured in a Washington Post Magazine article that looks back at the Kent State University tragedies, and the iconic girl in the Kent State photo, 51 years after they took place in the spring of 1970.
Former Emerson Men’s Basketball star Michael Thorpe ’16 turned his artistry on the court into a lucrative career as a quilter, and currently has an exhibition open at the LaiSun Keane gallery through Mary 29 in the SOWA Art District, called “Meandering Thoughts.”
Emerson was once again included in Variety’s annual Entertainment Impact Report: Top 50 Film Schools and Instructors From Around the World, which published this month.
Marketing Communication assistant professor and cultural anthropologist Carol Ferrara writes for the academic news site The Conversation about the controversy regarding the construction and funding of what will be the largest European mosque in Strasbourg, France.
Performing Arts associate professor Magda Romanska’s short online show, “The Life and Times of Stephen Hawking,” was recently shown at the Reverb Festival at Roundabout Theatre, which is a virtual festival presenting 24 theater pieces, all created by artists with disabilities.
Marlboro Institute professor, sociologist, and anthropologist Tulasi Srinivas writes about the Hindu pilgrimage Kumbh Mela, which happens every 12 years in India, though this year amid a COVID-19 surge.
Writing, Literature and Publishing Professor Megan Marshall talked to the Washington Post about 19th-century journalist and feminist Margaret Fuller’s literary group for a story on the power of women’s book clubs.