Events
  • In his lecture, Laurence Rickels reenters the exchange between Walter Benjamin and Alexander Mette, which led to Mette’s review of Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels in Imago and brought Benjamin to consider the clinical picture of schizophrenia, the topic of Mette’s dissertation-book, which he in turn reviewed.

  • Artist Anna Craycroft, of the current exhibition Tuning the Room in Ben Maltz Gallery, in discussion with artist and curator Micah Silver.

  • Emily Thorpe's art work addresses the twisting formation of memory through spatial relations and moments of domesticity. She will be presenting a solo exhibition for her Graduate Thesis at The Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, on view February 20 to February 25, 2017. There will be a closing reception on Saturday, February 25, 6-9pm.

  • Solmaz Sharif

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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Brendan Folwer was born 1978, Berkeley, California and lives and works in Los Angeles. His solo exhibitions include New Portraits (2017), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, Portraits (2016), Mathew, New York and New Pictures, Six Sampler Works, and Benches (2015), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.

  • One of two "Show and Tell" hands-on book events held inside the exhibition Tuning the Room in the Ben Maltz Gallery, featuring selections from the highly regarded Millard Sheets Library Artists’ Books Collection.

     

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Continuing Education Course



Autobiography, Memoir, or Fiction


Mine life experiences and transform raw material for an autobiography, memoir or piece of fiction. Discover your voice and learn to shape your story while maintaining truth and integrity. Acquire skills to render complex characters, distill believable dialogue and incorporate sensory detail. Like contemporary art that breaks down the boundaries between art and life, experiment with points of view and hybrid forms, invent and reinvent from memory. Develop strategies to show not tell and hone the craft of nuanced language. This dynamic course focuses on the art of compelling narrative. Finished works may be a short story, novella, collection of poems, or chapters of a memoir or novel.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: Note-taking materials

Course Details
Course Code: XWRT6408
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Writing
Instructor: Martha Fuller
Meeting Day(s): Tuesday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): February 07, 2017  -  April 18, 2017
No Meeting/Special Note: No mtg: 3/21/17
Class Size: 16
Meeting Room:
Location: Skirball Cultural Center
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 15383 $435  
Certificate 15384 $475  
Credit 15385 $1370  
11 of 16 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT applied to individual adult courses $435 or more (ends at Open House).
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