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Alumni at LA Welcome to Neighborhood event

Emerson LA Alumni Network Excited for Future

More than 65 Emerson College alumni descended on The Federal North Hollywood during a Welcome to the Neighborhood event sponsored by the Los Angeles Alumni Network in late September. Graduates from as recently as Spring 2018 crowded the bar to socialize and reconnect with old friends, share stories about their time at Emerson, and build connections with other alumni.

Jennifer Egan talks to Rick Reiken

A Visit from Novelist Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Visit from the Goon Squad, The Keep, and Look at Me, among several other novels and short stories, came to Emerson on Wednesday, October 24, to talk about her latest novel, Manhattan Beach, her writing process, and her fascination with absence.

Rukhsar Palla headshot

Creating Space for Writers of Color

What became clear to me early on in my Emerson career were two things. The first, was that though there were some resources for diversity inclusion on campus, there was no established place for graduate students of color in the WLP program to process their experiences. And the second, was that a majority of the faculty and staff at Emerson College were more than willing to support this initiative.