Assistant Professor Mneesha Gellman, founder/director of the Emerson Prison Initiative (EPI), and senior and POWER co-chair Alexis “Lex” Fernander were named this year’s Spirit of Emerson Award winners.
The Unlikely Strummers, a 25-member ukulele band based in Plainville, was featured on WCVB’s Chronicle recently. Founded by affiliated faculty member and anthropologist Cynthia Miller in 2017, the group has members with a range of interests, musical abilities, and careers.
Nigel Gibson, associate professor, Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies, wrote an article for The Conversation “Why ‘Marxism and Freedom’ resonates six decades on” examining how the work relates to the state of the world today.
Anthropologist and Marketing Communication affiliated faculty member Carol Ferrara will advance her research on religious education and interfaith relations in France later this year through one of the world’s most prestigious and competitive fellowship programs — the Fulbright Program.
Associate Professor David Kishik was featured in The New York Times’ #SpeakingInDance weekly Instagram feature in connection with his performance in Netta Yerushalmy’s Paramodernities, a deconstruction of work by six choreographers set to text written by scholars in place of music.
Emersonians are known for their creativity, nonconformity and out-of-the-box thinking. Emerson isn’t vanilla — and the same can be said about our faculty’s and staff’s dissertation topics.
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Dear Emerson Community, As some of you may be aware, the Boston Globe recently published an editorial regarding the College’s Emerson Prison Initiative (EPI): https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2019/02/18/offering-college-promise-those-prison/KnyOQpUJfhcasdAycacypI/story.html EPI is an extraordinary program that reasserts Emerson’s … Continue Reading Emerson Prison Initiative
President Lee Pelton’s Op Ed on prison reform, education, and the Emerson College Prison Initiative published in the Boston Globe on Monday, detailing Emerson’s civic engagement work to create opportunities … Continue Reading President Pelton on Emerson College Prison Initiative in Globe
Writer, media maker, and Honors Program alumna Alexis Clements ’02 visited campus last Thursday to discuss the making of her first film, All We’ve Got. The feature-length documentary explores the definition of “community” and its presence — or absence — in the lives of LGBTQ+ individuals.