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December 2021

Exhibit: ‘Places They Call Home

December 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - December 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm EST

Places They Call Home is the Fall 2021 Photo Practicum Exhibition featuring the works of Carly McGoldrick, Brooke Northrup, Gloria Cao, Xinyi Gao (Cindy), Ian Bishop, Langley Custer, Anna Moon,…

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Opening Reception: ‘Places They Call Home’

December 6, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST

Join us in celebrating the culmination of the Fall 2021 Photo Practicum and Photography BFA students' semester-long projects. The exhibition features work by Carly McGoldrick, Brooke Northrup, Gloria Cao, Xinyi…

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VR Documentary Showcase: Beyond Mass Incarceration

December 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

In partnership with the Federal Probation Office’s Nurturing Fatherhood Program, students, probation officers, formerly incarcerated fathers, and their children have collaborated to tell fathers’ stories using virtual reality platforms. Through…

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February 2022

WLP Scholar Series: Energy Infrastructures in Black Speculative Fiction

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Energy infrastructures such as pipelines and cables are not often the focus of literary representation. Environmental injustice is often perpetuated, however, by the very "banality of infrastructure," which perhaps makes…

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‘Sankofa’: A Celebration

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Join a live panel discussion celebrating Haile Gerima's landmark film, Sankofa, historical equity, and justice. Panelists are Emerson Professor of Media and Africana Studies Claire Andrade-Watkins, assistant to the producer…

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EPI Screening: ‘The Prison in Twelve Landscapes’

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Student Performance Center – Little Building, 80 Boylston Street
Boston, MA

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes is a remarkable documentary about the penitentiary in the U.S., directed by Brett Story. The film explores the consequences of the prison industrial complex on…

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March 2022

WLP Publishing Series: Jelani Cobb

March 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Jelani Cobb is the Ira A. Lipman Professor at Columbia Journalism School and a staff writer for the New Yorker. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2015 Sidney…

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April 2022

Social Justice Academy: Yavilah McCoy

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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One event on April 13, 2022 at 4:30 pm

Yavilah McCoy is a pioneer of the Jewish diversity and equity movement, and an advocate and mentor for the empowerment of a transglobal community of Jews of Color. A renowned…

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Social Justice Academy: Yavilah McCoy

April 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
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One event on April 13, 2022 at 4:30 pm

Yavilah McCoy is a pioneer of the Jewish diversity and equity movement, and an advocate and mentor for the empowerment of a transglobal community of Jews of Color. A renowned…

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E3 Annual Pitch Competition

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Come watch sixteen student entrepreneurs pitch their new business plans for cash awards. Students in the Emerson Experience in Entrepreneurship (E3) program have worked all year to develop their ideas…

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