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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates
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    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
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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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Gary Geraths

Gary Geraths, MFA, Drawing and Painting, Claremont Graduate University, BFA, California State University Long Beach. Mr. Geraths is a figurative draughtsman, representational painter, and courtroom artists. He has exhibited at the Western Front Gallery in Vancouver, BC and the Frye Museum of Art in Seattle, WA. Mr. Geraths has taught and consulted for Disney, Mattel, Sparks Unlimited, and Sony. He is the author of Illustrator of Drawing Animals (Gainsway Press) and was a consultant on Art School Confidential (Sony Classic Pictures). Mr. Geraths is an advisor for the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe and teaches for Otis’ Foundation and Digital Media departments. He was awarded the Otis Faculty Development Grant in 2006-07 and was the 2012 Otis Educator of the Year.

2016 Summer Session course(s) instructed by Gary Geraths:
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