Project Spotlight: Duende and the Choreopoem

  Porsha Olayiwola is the 2014 Individual World Poetry Slam Champion and 2015 National Poetry Slam Champion. Black, poet, queer-dyke, hip-hop feminist, womanist: Porsha is a native of Chicago who now resides in Boston where she organizes, writes and teaches. … Continued

Writers of Color at Emerson

Sometime before I decided to apply to Emerson’s WLP graduate program, I spent two weeks in Senegal during my undergraduate career. In contrast to my time in Grenoble and Seattle prior to this trip, I was surrounded by folks of … Continued

A Word from the Dean…

Welcome back to campus, returning students!   Incoming class, I want to congratulate you once again for taking the bold step to continue your education and redefine your future. I thank you for choosing to do it at Emerson. Emerson … Continued

Alison Baade, MS Communication Disorders: Grad Spotlight Video

Watch Now! 🎞️ Alison Baade graduated from Emerson’s MS in Communication Disorders in 2018. In this video, she talks about what surprised her at Emerson, how to take the leap into clinic hours, and why she loves the faculty.  

Chris DiRusso, MFA Popular Fiction: Grad Spotlight Video

Watch Now! 🎞️ Chris DiRusso is a current MFA candidate in our online Popular Fiction Writing & Publishing program. In this video, he talks about why he chose Emerson, what he loves about the faculty, and the best place to get … Continued

Raina K. Puels, MFA Creative Writing: Grad Spotlight Video

Watch Now! 🎞️ Raina K. Puels is a current MFA candidate in Creative Writing at Emerson. In this video, she talks about how her writing has improved in the program, what’s great about the faculty, and our on-campus literary magazines. You … Continued

Ryann Greenberg, MA Theatre Education: Grad Spotlight Video

Watch Now! 🎞️ Ryann Greenberg graduated from Emerson’s MA in Theatre Education in 2017 and currently teaches at Rising Tide Charter Public School in Plymouth, MA. In this video, she talks about theatre in the community, why she loves her classmates, … Continued

Samantha Viotty, MA Civic Media: Art & Practice: Grad Spotlight Video

Watch Now! 🎞️ Samantha Viotty graduated from Emerson’s MA in Civic Media: Art & Practice (aka CMAP) in 2017 and currently works for the Obama Foundation. In this video she talks about what civic media means, how she knew Emerson was … Continued

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