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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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Education: 

B.A., Education, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; M.A., Art History and Art Education, University of Colorado; Ph.D., Art Education, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Colorado. Studied art history in Florence, Italy; painting, University of Denver.

Bio/Affiliation: 

Chair of the Art Department, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Professor of Art Education, Director of the Art Education Program and currently Professor Emeritus. Consultant: Art Education Curriculum for the State of Colorado (Chair of Standards Writing Committee); for school districts throughout Colorado; for the City of Denver, and for the Denver Art Museum. LAUSD and California Insitute of the Arts Curriculum Consultant; co-wrote LAUSD model lesson guide, Visual Arts for art teachers K-5. Head of Docents, Department of Education, Skirball Cultural Center.

AWARDS/HONORS: 

Presented at a multitude of national, state, regional, and local conferences. Awards include: Woman Educator of the Year, Metropolitan State College of Denver; NAEA Western Region Art Educator of the Year, Colorado Art Educator of the Year. Listed in Who's Who of American Women.

Otis College Ranked 6th in Nation by The Economist