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  • Shila Khatami

    Oct 04| Lectures
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    Though Shila Khatami’s paintings make use of pop cultural references—sometimes the titles quote Blondie or Cyndi Lauper lyrics—her works are ultimately about the tradition and material possibilities of painting. As the base for these works, Khatami uses readymade or manufactured objects found in common hardware stores, such as smooth sheets of aluminum, fiberboards, pegboards, and phonic isolation foam. Her painting process includes a wide range of non-traditional tools, like rubber bands and masking tape, and methods such as rolling, dripping, and scoring.

  • 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.

  • Leonardo Bravo is an artist, curator, and educator and the Founder of Big City Forum. Big City Forum is an interdisciplinary project designed to explore the intersection between design-based creative disciplines (Design, Architecture, Urban Planning, etc) that take into account public space and the built environment. Big City Forum facilitates the exchange of ideas through gatherings, symposiums, exhibitions, and special events that promote forward-thinking projects and the individuals at the forefront of this vision.

  • Chris Coy

    Oct 11| Lectures
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    Chris Coy is an artist and filmmaker. His work has shown at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the Sundance Film Festival, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, the Netherlands Media Art Institute, and numerous international art festivals and exhibitions. He received his MFA from the University of Southern California in 2012. He is represented by Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles.

  • Professor Karen Tongson joined the USC faculty in English and Gender Studies in fall 2005. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Before coming to USC, Tongson held a University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literature at UC San Diego, and a UC Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) Residential Research Fellowship at UC Irvine.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with David Pagel, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

  • Patrick Jackson studied at San Francisco Art Institute (BFA) and the University of Southern California (MFA). In May 2017, Patrick Jackson will have a solo exhibition at The Wattis Institute, San Francisco.

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Social Security Guidelines

Overview

A Social Security Number is issued to track earnings over a worker’s lifetime. Students holding F-1 status and are employed in the U.S. must apply for a Social Security Number.

  • Only students who have an official employment offer can apply for a Social Security Number.
  • All OTIS student employees must apply for a Social Security Number (SSN) BEFORE reporting to the OTIS Career Services/Hiring Personnel for Payroll processing.
Application Procedure

F-1 Students with On-campus Work:

  1. Complete the Student Employment Work Agreement (SEWA) and obtain a Letter of Employment from your hiring supervisor.
  2. Submit the SEWA form and Letter to Career Services.  Employment start date cannot be more than 30 days in the future. The Employment Letter must be dated within the last 30 days.
  3. Obtain the Social Security Letter from Career Services. Only the Designated School Official at OTIS can write this letter after receipt of the SEWA form and Letter. It certifies that the student is enrolled full time and holds a valid F-1 status
  4. Bring the following documents to the Social Security Office:
  • Original I-20
  • Passport with printed I-94 and Visa
  • Employment Letter from Employer (F-1)
  • Original Social Security Letter from CCP
  • Form SS-5 (Social Security Number Application)

Once a social security number has been issued, On-Campus Employees should bring the following documents to Career Services to complete payroll signup forms.

  • SEWA form
  • Completed I-9
  • SSN Card
  • Original passport with U.S. visa

F-1 Students Authorized for CPT

  1. Form I-20 updated and endorsed for CPT
  2. Passport
  3. I-94 printout
  4. Form SS-5

F-1 Students Authorized for OPT

  1. Form I-20 endorsed for practical training
  2. Passport
  3. I-94 printout
  4. EAD card
  5. Form SS-5

Location

Social Security Office for Culver City, CA 90230

Office Address:

SUITE 300
11500 W OLYMPIC BLVD
LOS ANGELES, CA 90064

Directions:

LOCATED IN THE CITY NATIONAL BANK BLDG ON OLYMPIC AND COLBY AVE WEST OF THE 405 FREEWAY BETWEEN SAWTELLE AND BARRINGTON ON THIRD FLOOR.

Phone (Nat'l): 1-800-772-1213
TTY: 1-800-325-0778

Office Hours : MON: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM; TUES: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM; WED: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM; THUR: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM; FRI: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM; SAT & SUN: CLOSED
Federal Holidays & Emergency Closures

 

Social Security Office for Inglewood, CA 90301

Office Address:

230 East Spruce Avenue

Inglewood, CA 90301

Directions:

OFFICE LOACTION BETWEEN KELSO and LA BREA

Phone:

800-772-1213
800-325-0778

Office Hours:

MONDAY - FRIDAY: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Except Federal Holidays (Beginning Wed, Jan 2, 2013, Social Security offices close at noon on Wednesdays to the public)

 

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