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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates

    Closed for the Holiday.

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  • Campus Closed for the Holiday.

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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

    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.


Faculty Member

Continuing Education Faculty

David Calicchio

David Calicchio (david-calicchio.squarespace.com), BFA in Photography, Otis College of Art and Design. Mr. Calicchio is a photographer living and working in Southern California specializing in fashion, whose work has been published nationally and internationally. Until recently, David was the lead photographer for BCBG Max Azria Group and then at bebe Stores Inc. He is currently Photo Studio Manager at Hot Topic Inc. He oversees the photography for Hot Topic, Torrid, and Black Heart Lingerie. In addition to his commercial work, David enjoys giving back what he has learned by teaching lighting and digital photography classes at his Alma Mater.

2016 Summer Session course(s) instructed by David Calicchio:
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