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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates

    Closed for the Holiday.

  • Classes Begin

  • Campus Closed for the Holiday.

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  • Classes End

  • 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.


Sumi Lee

Sumi Lee
Professor, Fashion Design and Model Drawing
Teaches In

B.F.A., Fashion Design, Otis College of Art & Design (‘89)

Co-organizer for Fashion Paris and London for Otis Travel Study Abroad.

Freelance designer and illustrator

Creative director for Cult denim

Head designer for Esquire 

Designer for Beyond Leathers

Assistant designer for Glen Williams



Otis Faculty Development Grants: Fall 2014, Spring 2012, 2008-09

Otis College Ranked 6th in Nation by The Economist