EMDA’s newly launched Artist/Scholar Residency program “enhances opportunities to take a risk” for professors across the campus who might have previously not had time to work extensively on original research or developing new courses. Not only that, but faculty are encouraged to do what they consistently require students to do—work on projects and discuss big ideas together. “It’s the dream grad seminar,” says Robert Arellano, director of the Center for Emerging Media and one of the people behind launching the program. Continue reading
The College of Arts & Sciences and the Center for Emerging Media & Digital Arts (eMDA) celebrates the opening of the Ashland Independent Film Festival with a rip-roaring, globe-trotting Campus Connections on Wednesday, April 11 at 12:30 p.m. in the Rogue River Room, Stevenson Union. Adventure! Romance! POPCORN! Prizes! The Gala Premiere of Around the World in EMDA! Plus savvy answers to the year-old question: What *is* eMDA, anyway?!
This month, EMDA director and associate professor of Creative Writing Robert Arellano, whose last book was selected by the Mystery Writers of America as a finalist for the 2010 Edgar Award, announces publication of his new novel, Curse the Names, a New Mexico noir. Bloomsbury Books in Ashland will host a publication event / author signing on Thursday, January 26 at 7PM
The video project SOU student Jared Hail produced as part of his Emerging Media and Digital Arts (EMDA) minor is helping the group, SOU Activists, spread their message to “go organic” to people in the community. Through interviews and videos, SOU Activists are one step closer to achieving their goal “to educate the community on the benefits of growing organic and its environmental impact.” Continue reading