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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates
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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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Pam Banks

BA in Fashion Design, University of Cincinnati. Mrs. Banks is an experienced Missy/Plus size dress designer/pattern drafter. Over 15 years of professionally teaching sewing, draping, and pattern drafting. Her designs has been featured in the renown Ebony Fashion Fair which toured throughout the United States. She has taught throughout the Los Angeles area and worked for Chez California, Miss Elliette, Inc.,Topson Downs of California, and Carol Ann of California.

2016 Summer Session course(s) instructed by Pam Banks:
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