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September 2020

EVVY40 Fall Hiring!

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - September 23 @ 11:59 pm

Calling all Emerson students!! EVVY40 fall hiring is open and we are looking for passionate, driven students to join our org! The EVVYs range from aesthetics to tech to content to logistics, and even marketing. You’re sure to find a home here! 
Copy the link below or click the link under “online location” for the Hiring Packet which includes all information on the open positions and how to apply! Applications close on September 23 at 11:59pm! 
Hosted by: The EVVY Awards
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NBS Presents The Industry Training Series!

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - October 23 @ 1:00 pm

The Industry Training Series (ITS) reviews the technical skills of filmmaking and compiles them into How-To Videos! We will explain step by step how to set up and use industry-standard filmmaking equipment. We will also be reviewing common issues, set protocol, and troubleshooting on set. This semester we will be covering the full cinema camera build for a BFA-level film, using popular equipment Emerson students use, listed below.  During this semester, students will also have the opportunity to join Zoom meetings with NBS board members for a Q&A session, as well as a discussion regarding the topics we cover in this course and NBS related projects. We will make announcements in Canvas when the dates are finalized! (Check out our social media too!)
Equipment List
Canon C300mkii kit
Oconnor Tripod
Cine accessories (matte box, follow focus, etc.)
Canon CN-E Primes
SmallHD 502 + 702 monitors
Directors Monitor Kit
C Motion Wireless Follow Focus
Fischer Dolly
We will be posting the How-To videos weekly on Tuesdays starting 9/22, on our Canvas page!
How to access The Industry Training Series in 2 easy steps:
• Sign up for an NBS non-tuition credit through canvas (VM344)
• The Industry Training Series will automatically be added to your Canvas Dashboard
• Check out our Canvas page weekly for new videos!
Hosted by: National Broadcasting Society (NBS)
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What Matters to Me and Why: A Lunchtime Conversation with featured speaker Shen de Leon

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A weekly lunchtime convo with the Center for Spiritual Life! During each session, members of the Emerson community can enjoy a deeper look into the journeys, motivations, and values of an invited speaker who will spend about 15-20 minutes addressing the topic “What Matters to Me and Why,” and then the floor is opened to informal dialogue for the remainder of the hour.
This informal lunchtime gathering about the motivations and passions of each guest speaker also invites each of us to reflect on our own motivations, passions, and why we do what we do.
Hosted by: Center for Spiritual Life
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WLP Reading Series: Jericho Brown

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

WLP Reading Series: Jericho Brown Q&A and Reading

Join us for a Q&A with Jericho Brown on Thursday, September 24, 6:00-7:00 pm ET on Zoom. The Q&A will be moderated by Assistant Professor Rajiv Mohabir.

After a short break, a reading will follow at 8:00 pm ET.

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**Registration is required by end of the day on Wednesday, September 23. Your RSVP will register you for both the Q&A and reading.

We will email the Zoom links for both the Q&A and reading to registrants the morning of the event.**

Free and open to the public. Please note that both the Q&A and recording will be recorded and live streamed to Facebook (WLP Town Crier).

Jericho Brown is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Brown’s first book, Please (2008), won the American Book Award. His second book, The New Testament (2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was named one of the best of the year by Library Journal, Coldfront, and the Academy of American Poets.

He is also the author of the collection, The Tradition (2019), which was a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award and the winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. His poems have appeared on Buzzfeed, in The Nation, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The New Republic, Time, and The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and several volumes of The Best American Poetry anthologies. He is an associate professor and the director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University in Atlanta.

First Meeting

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

LGBT+ Students of Color! Join us for our first meeting where we’ll be introducing ourselves, getting to know each other, and discussing what we want and need from a space that is made by and for us. It will be over Zoom for now, so sign in and say hello! 
Hosted by: Spectrum
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Bright Lights Film Series: ‘Through the Night’

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

To make ends meet, Americans are working longer hours across multiple jobs. This modern reality of non-stop work has resulted in an unexpected phenomenon: the flourishing of 24-hour daycare centers. Through the Night is a vérité documentary that explores the personal cost of our modern economy through the stories of two working mothers and a child care provider, whose lives intersect at a 24-hour daycare center.

Directed by Loira Limbal; documentary; English; 90 minutes, USA, 2020. A discussion with Limbal to follow. W, SJ, POC

Co-presented as part of the Boston Latino International Film Festival, with the Boston Women’s and Roxbury film festivals and SEIU Local 888.

Films and discussions are screened via Cinesend. See How to Access Screenings to attend.

Virtual Game Night

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Emerson Mane Events for a Virtual Game Night hosted on Zoom! Breakout rooms with JackBox Games, Spyfall, Scribble, and more! 
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 957 7642 4404
Passcode: 966297
Hosted by: Emerson Mane Events (EME)
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September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a free bubble tea and discussion over Zoom! Attendees will drop by the cultural center on the 4th floor in 172 Tremont to pick up their free bubble tea, and take it back to their dorms/homes to hop on Zoom and engage in our discussion for the week. Bubble tea pick up will be from 7-8pm EDT at 172 Tremont , and the Zoom discussion will be online on Zoom from 8-9pm EDT.
Hosted by: Asian Students In Alliance (ASIA)
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Jackbox Game Night

September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join ECF as we play Jackbox games! Find who is the best at art, trivia, or just plain lying! Jackbox games are user friendly and easy to learn, so no prior knowledge is necessary! Just bring yourself and a phone to play with. All students (including grad and undergrad) are welcome to join us. We hope to see you there!
Hosted by: Emerson Christian Fellowship
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Special FX Makeup Workshop!

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this workshop, you’ll be given a demonstration on how to create movie and theater-realistic wounds. You’ll learn the supplies and skills needed to become a special FX makeup artist!
Hosted by: Emerson Independent Video (EIV)
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