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120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
Emerson College in downtown Boston describes itself as "the only comprehensive college or university in America dedicated exclusively to communication and the arts in a liberal arts context." It offers more than three dozen degree programs in the area of Arts and Communication. The main campus is in Boston's Washington Street Theatre District on the edge of the Boston Common.
Notable alumni include TV producer Norman Lear; "The Matrix" co-producer/director Lilly Wachowski; filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson; actor/comedian Denis Leary; comedian/TV host Jay Leno; actor Henry Winkler; comedian Steven Wright; and author David Foster Wallace.
Library access: The Iwaski Library is not open to the public. Borrowing privileges are extended to alumni and individuals with ID cards from the Fenway Libraries Organization (FLO). The latter includes academic and special libraries in Massachusetts. Researchers not affiliated with an FLO institution can request access by email or phone but cannot borrow materials.
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