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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.

  • Steven Ehrlich and Frederick Fisher will present their firms’ collaboration as EHRLICH | FISHER on Otis College’s new Goldsmith Campus Academic Building and Residence Hall. The campus-wide expansion and renovation project includes a new academic building, 300-seat Forum (the venue for this lecture), café and dining commons, Student Life Center, and residence hall.

     

  • Opening Reception

    Sep 24| Special Event
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    New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum’s work has situated itself as a hybrid of painting, sculpture, and installation over a career spanning 30 plus years. Exploring the intricacies of color, Apfelbaum weaves her way, both literally and conceptually, through ideas of Minimalism, Pop aesthetics, and Color Field painting to blur the lines between two and three dimensional art making.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with Connie Butler, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

  • John Keene

    Oct 05| Lectures
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    John Keene is the author of the novels Annotations and Counternarratives, as well as several other works, including the poetry collection Seismosis, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, and a translation of Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's novel Letters from a Seducer. The recipient of a Whiting Award, Keene has been a member of the Dark Room Writers Collective and a Cave Canem fellow. He has served as the managing editor of Callaloo and taught at Northwestern. He currently teaches at Rutgers University-Newark and lives in New York.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with David Pagel, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

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Join Otis for the launch of the 2015 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region, featuring a special lecture by Dr. Joseph E. Stiglitz, recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.

 

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Lecture- The Great Divide: America's inequality, its causes and consequences

Dr. Stiglitz is a former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for the World Bank and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors. His research on globalization, information economics, and inequality has made him the 4th most cited economist in the world today. He is a Professor at Columbia University where he serves as Co-Chair of the Committee on Global Thought. Since 2012, Dr. Stiglitz has been President of the International Economic Association. An author of over 300 articles, Dr. Stiglitz has received over 40 honorary doctorates. In addition to his Nobel Prize, he has been awarded France’s Legion of Honor and the John Bates Clark Medal from the American Economic Association.

 

Q&A Moderator

Michael H. Kelly is the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobs, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring a path for economic growth and the creation and retention of quality jobs in the greater Los Angeles region. Prior to joining the Coalition, Mr. Kelly has worked in both the public and private sectors to successfully promote policies that support economic growth.

 

 

February 25, 2016 2:30–5 pm

The Bob Hope Patriotic Hall

1816 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015

 

Schedule

2:30–3 pm  Registration
3–4 pm Lecture by Dr. Stiglitz, followed by Q&A with Michael H. Kelly
4–5 pm  Reception
 

Informaton

Email Claudia Krumlauf or (310) 665-6858
 

Gettig There

Self-parking: L.A. Convention Center: Venice/Figueroa Parking Lot

Enter on 15th Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90015

$15 Credit Cards only

Walking Directions from Parking Garage 


Metro: Grand/LATTC Station  Blue Line (801)
Bus: Washington/Figueroa Station | 4, 35, 81, Dash F, and Silver Line

 

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Special Event
2015 Otis Report on the Creative Economy
2:30PM 2016-02-25 14:30 | The Bob Hope Patriotic Hal
1816 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Open to the Public