Euripides’ Iphigenia in Aulis, the basis for Wayne Shorter’s and esperanza spalding’s new opera, is brimming with questions that reverberate in our contemporary world.
The discussion kicked off with the question of how inequities have affected work in film and theatre, especially in recent years, and what that means for artists of color in an industry where they can at times feel unappreciated.
Toyoshima talked to Emerson students, faculty, and staff about his early life growing up in New York City as the son of Japanese immigrant artists, his career in comics, and ways to use your art to make positive change in the world.
Panels participants provided ways to support the Asian community.
The Teach-In, now in its sixth year, encourages Emerson community members to explore what actions they can take to help dismantle racism and promote social justice on campus and beyond.
The change is a call for an end to the flawed tactic of unceasing protest and a consideration of group remedies.
Students will work with community organizations throughout the school year, intersession, and outside the normal academic calendar.
The theme of this year’s Teach-In on Race is “Creating Community.”
The theme of this year’s Teach-In on Race is “Creating Community.” It will feature “Drawing Social Justice-How Your Art Can Help Change the World,” a keynote address by Tak Toyoshima, creator of the comic strip Secret Asian Man.
We want to reaffirm our commitment to make meaningful change in the daily experiences of BIPOC students, students with disabilities, first generation college students, and students with other marginalized identities.