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September 2021

WLP Publishing Series: Dorothy Wickenden

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Dorothy Wickenden is the author of The Agitators: Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women’s Rights and the New York Times bestseller Nothing Daunted, and has been the executive editor of The New Yorker since January 1996.…

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WLP Reading Series/Writers of Color Event: Matthew Salesses, MFA ’09

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Matthew Salesses, MFA '09 is a novelist, scholar, and Korean adoptee who has written and spoken widely about adoption, race, and parenting for many national venues, including NPR’s Code Switch, The…

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FLI Forward: Preparing for Your Career

September 27 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Chat with the Career Development Center about preparing for your career and life beyond Emerson! We'll focus on the journey of building your career communities and amplifying what you bring…

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Bright Lights Film Series: ‘Fruits of Labor’

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - September 30 @ 7:00 pm

Set in an agricultural town on the central coast of California, Fruits of Labor is a coming of age story about an American teenager traversing the seen and unseen forces that keep…

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October 2021

Bright Lights Film Series: ‘A Glitch in the Matrix’

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - October 7 @ 7:00 pm

What if we are living in a simulation, and the world as we know it is not real? To tackle this mind-bending idea, acclaimed filmmaker Rodney Ascher uses a noted…

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Bright Lights Film Series: ‘United States vs. Reality Winner’

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - October 14 @ 7:00 pm

A state of secrets and a ruthless hunt for whistleblowers – this is the story of 25-year-old NSA contractor Reality Winner who disclosed a document about Russian election interference to…

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Bright Lights Film Series: ‘maɬni: towards the ocean, towards the shore’

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - October 21 @ 7:00 pm

This film follows Sweetwater Sahme and Jordan Mercier’s wanderings through each of their worlds as they  contemplate the afterlife, rebirth, and the place in-between.  Spoken mostly in chinuk wawa, their…

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Bright Lights Film Series: ‘End of the Line: The Women of Standing Rock’

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - October 28 @ 7:00 pm

A group of indigenous women risk their lives to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which jeopardizes their land, water, and entire way of life. Despite the desecration…

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November 2021

Bright Lights Film Series: ‘Soy Cubana’

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - November 4 @ 7:00 pm

Soy Cubana  began as a documentary short which followed a unique Afro-Cuban female a cappella quartet, the Vocal Vidas, in their daily lives and artistic process. Their infectious spirit, precise…

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Bright Lights Film Series: ‘Not Going Quietly’

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - November 11 @ 7:00 pm

A rising star in progressive politics and a new father, 32-year-old Ady Barkan’s life is upended when he is diagnosed with ALS. But after a confrontation with powerful Senator Jeff…

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Bright Lights Film Series: ‘No Ordinary Man’

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - November 18 @ 7:00 pm

American jazz musician Billy Tipton developed a reputable touring and recording career in the mid-20th century, along with his band The Billy Tipton Trio. After his death in the late…

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December 2021

Bright Lights Film Series: ‘No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics’

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - December 2 @ 7:00 pm

No Straight Lines tells the story of five scrappy and pioneering cartoonists who depicted everything from the AIDS crisis, coming out, and same-sex marriage, to themes of race, gender, and…

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Bright Lights Film Series: ‘Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché’

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - December 9 @ 7:00 pm

Poly Styrene was the first woman of colour in the UK to front a successful rock band. She introduced the world to a new sound of rebellion, using her unconventional…

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Bright Lights Film Series: ‘The Gig Is Up’

December 15 @ 12:00 pm - December 16 @ 7:00 pm

The gig economy is worth over $5 trillion globally, and growing. And yet the stories of the workers behind this tech revolution have gone largely neglected. Who are the people…

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