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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates
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    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
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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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Palau Freedom Memorial Project

Palau Freedom Memorial: An International Experience
Students worked with Palauan artists and residents to design a Freedom Memorial/public art project to commemorate those who lost their lives serving in the U.S. military from WW II to   the present. In addition to meeting civic leaders and family members of the military, students presented their proposals to many groups for feedback. They also enjoyed the wonders of the South Pacific, including Jellyfish Lake, the only body of water in the world with jellyfish who do not sting. Instructors: May Sun ('79) and Cindi Alvitre, Mentor: Jeffrey Vallance ('81 MFA)

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