Events
  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • Renee Gladman

    Oct 19| Lectures
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    Renee Gladman is the author of eight books of prose and poetry, including the Ravicka triology, published by Dorothy (Event Factory, The Ravickians, and Ana Patova Crosses a Bridge). Other titles include Arlem, Not Right Now, Juice The Activist, A Picture Feeling, and Newcomer Can't Swim. Since 2004, she has been the publisher of Leon Works, a perfect bound series of books of experimental prose, and also has edited the Leroy chapbook series.

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USB Flash Drives (General)
Question:  How do I eject my USB Flash Drive?

Answer - Pull the drive icon down to the trash in your dock. As you do, the trash icon will change to an eject bin and drop there. Wait 5 seconds before unpluging your drive.

Question:  When I insert my USB Flash Drive into the Apple Keyboard it displays "Low   Power Notice"

Answer - Press "OK" and insert it directly to the computer or USB/FireWire hub.

Question:  I cannot eject/unmount my CD, DVD, External Hard Drive or Server.
  1. Close any files that you opened directly from your drive, media or server.
  2. If you have loaded any fonts to Suitcase directly, deactivate and remove them.
  3. Now try to eject the drive.
  4. If you are still unable to eject the drive, restart the machine and try again.
 
USB Flash Drives (U3 Smart)
Question: Whenever I insert my USB Flash Drive into a Mac, it launches Toast.

Answer - Your flash Drive is U3 Smart.

Question:  What is U3

Answer - this software allows you to carry your files and your software on a secure USB drive.  U3 technology is only supported by Windows XP & Windows 2000.

Question:  Can I format my USB Flash Drive to remove the U3 feature on a PC?

Answer - No. When you insert it on a PC (Windows) it creates two new drives. A removable media partition as well as what appears to windows to be a CD drive. It is CDFS formatted and write-protected so windows won't let you write over it or format it. And it does not give you an option to repartition it in Disk Management either.

Question:  Can I format my USB Flash Drive to remove the U3 feature using a Mac?

Answer - No, Disk Utility can not remove U3

Question:  What do I need to know before uninstalling U3 Launchpad from my Smart Drive.

Answer - IMPORTANT: Removing U3 Launchpd is irreversible.  All DATA ON YOUR U3 SMART DRIVE WILL BE ERASED. Be sure to back up your files before trying to uninstall U3 Launchpad.

Question:  How do I delete U3 software from my USB memory Key (ex. Sandisk Cruzer Micro, Kingston Technology U3 Data Traveler, Verbatim Store 'n' Go, Intuix Smart Drive M300, Memorex MiniDrive )?

Answer - You need a U3 LAUNCHPAD UNINSTALLER.  U3 uninstaller is a software that removes the U3 Launchpad and re-configures the drive to be a single mass storage USB drive. It is available only for and must be run on Windows XP or Windows 2000 machines. Here is a link to dowload the programs. (Before running the program make sure your Flash Drive is inserted)

-For Sandisk Cruzer Micro  |  -All Other USB Flash Drives

Question:  My Zip disk is not mounting on the external Zip Drive?
  1. Make sure the Zip drive is plugged into the computer.
  2. If that does not work, restart the machine.

 

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