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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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Annetta Kapon: 2013-14 Faculty Development Grant Report


Excerpt:

I received $360 towards my airline ticket for a week-long trip to Lithuania (Vilnius) to participate in the video exhibition A Virtual Memorial and the attending conference from September 21-28, 2013. Curator: Wilfried Agricola de Cologne. I showed my work (video) and attended the conference A Virtual Memorial Vilnius 2013 under the Patronage of the European Parliament including the venues Vilnius, Kedainiai and Kaunas.

  1. 23-27 September @ Jewish Cultural and Information Center Vilnius including several exhibitions, a symposium, a concert, screenings, artists presentations, talks and discussions (exhibitions until 1 November 2013)
  2. 1-4 October @ Regional Museum Kedainai including a major exhibition in the former synagogue, international artist meeting including screenings, artists talks and discussions (exhibition until 1 November 2013)
  3. 5-6 October @ Museum Fort VII Kaunas

There was an international artists meeting, screenings talks and discussions This was an important international exhibition, but the conference and the in-person discussions with Lithuanians and the other participating artists were even more important.

--Annetta Kapon
Graduate Fine Arts

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Annetta Kapon A Virtual Memorial Vilnius

Jewish Cultural and Information Center Vilnius

Annetta Kapon Regional Museum Kedainai

Regional Museum Kedainai

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