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November 21, 2023 | General, Race & Equity, Race and Equity, Resource,

Native American Heritage Month Resources

The month of November is Native American Heritage Month. Here we have compiled several national and local resources, including a video from our Interim Executive Director and Director of Artistic...

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September 22, 2022 | Events, Race and Equity, General, News, Theatre,

Welcome to the 2022 – 2023 Season

ArtsEmerson’s upcoming season includes NINE diverse productions and it is guaranteed that there is something for everyone on our schedule. Listed below are our upcoming shows accompanied by a short...

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January 8, 2021 | Theatre, Race and Equity,

Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s Under the Radar Symposium Presentation

Marc Bamuthi Joseph (writer/performer of /peh-Lo-tah/, which we presented in our 2018-19 season) offered a riveting and timely keynote presentation at this week’s virtual event titled, Under the Radar Symposium:...

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December 11, 2020 | Race and Equity, Events,

How to Name a Problem

ArtsEmerson has curated several long arc relationships with artists throughout our time, furthering conversations of art-making’s intersections with social and political issues. Poet, playwright, and author Claudia Rankine is one...

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November 20, 2020 | General, Race and Equity,

What Actually Happens at Anti-Racism Training by Ryan H. Walsh

On Friday September 4, 2020 the current U.S. administration banned federal officials and agencies from using taxpayer funds to participate in anti-racism training. The president called such trainings anti-American, a...

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September 8, 2020 | Events, Film, Race and Equity, Together Apart,

The History of the Stono Rebellion

It is a known fact that our history books contains massive gaps, focusing their narrative so narrowly that even if the book is full of words, there are pieces of...

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August 25, 2020 | General, Notes From Leadership, Race and Equity, Together Apart,

The Good Old Days Weren’t Good For Everybody

Don’t miss ArtsEmerson Executive Director David C. Howe’s appearance on Dr. Nick Morgan’s #JustOneQuestion show where he talks about his life and work in a moment of racial reckoning on...

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August 21, 2020 | General, Race and Equity,

The Myth Around Philanthropy in Communities of Color

Earlier this week, The Chronicle of Philanthropy—a DC based magazine covering the nonprofit world of benefaction—published an extensive interview with ArtsEmerson Executive Director David C. Howse and Shannon Worthington, our...

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