Contemporary literature is having an incredible moment right now—it’s evolving and redefining itself and inventing new methods of storytelling. But while new hardcovers coming to shelves lately have been compelling and rich and bizarre and so worthy of discussion, I feel I can’t review them head-on without first mentioning the classics.
Known by many for his role on Fox’s Mulaney, Smith visited Emerson for a stand-up performance. Students gathered in the multipurpose room to hear Smith’s jokes for an hour. The comedian interacted with the audience, asking them deeply personal questions about their love lives and beyond.
The dreamy setting and accompanying artwork kicked off Pink Taco’s Sensitive Soiree, an event showcasing 14 Emerson storytellers, filmmakers, musicians, and more, to celebrate those who identify within the female spectrum and their art.
It’s supernatural horror, a monster movie, a teen drama, and a children’s adventure story all in one.
Hanging around backstage at the Cutler Majestic Theatre on Saturday, one could not help but hear, “Happy Ouroboros Day!” on the lips of the cast and crew.
With a sold-out theater of people anxious to see Daniel Radcliffe farting on the big screen, The Bright Lights series kicked off Tuesday, Sept. 13 with Swiss Army Man in the Paramount Center’s Bright Family Screening Room.
With the fall semester beginning and students getting back into the swing of things, Emerson students already have busy schedules. They’re rushing to finish homework, class projects, and in the case of this weekend, a short film at breakneck speed.
"We think self-help books take themselves a little too seriously," said Evan Crean, '08. "Our idea was to talk about some things you can learn but to also have fun."
The literary column has got you covered. It’ll look at what’s culturally and critically relevant, but with the background of classic literature in mind.
Emerson College exists as a grand ballet of dancers—dancers who dance; dancers who sing; and dancers who write, make movies, report stories, and make media and art. But who for?
Emily White said she based Lockdown on her own experiences in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013, during her freshman year.
Kay founded Project VOICE, an organization that uses spoken word poetry as tool to promote literacy and empowerment around the world. She's best known for her 2011 TED Talk.
When one medium begins to become outdated, it goes out with a bang and ushers in something new.
At Acappalooza last Friday, Emerson’s four a capella groups came together for a group performance in the Paramount Center. It was the show’s third year.
Gay by May is an autobiographical collection of humorous essays set to be released on April 19 by Wilde Press, the publishing house of student-run organization Undergraduate Students for Publishing or Pub Club.