Events
  • Sitting in Sound

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    Jesse Fleming, A Theory of Everything, 2015, Installation view.
     
  • Opening Reception

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    L: Nora Slade, Kate Mouse Mickey Moss, 2014, Photo transfer and fabric paint on sweatshirt, cardboard and found objects. R: Marisa Takal, I Love My Sister, 2016, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 inches.

    Opening Reception for the two-person exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artists Nora Slade and Marisa Takal

    Light snacks and refreshments.

    Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

    Bolsky Gallery located across from Ben Maltz Gallery, ground floor, Galef Center for Fine Arts.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

  • Raised in Philadelphia, with roots in South Africa and Trinidad, Zinzi Clemmons’ writing has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Transition, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and support from the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction. She is co-founder and former Publisher of Apogee Journal, and a Contributing Editor to LitHub. She teaches literature and creative writing at the Colburn Conservatory and Occidental College. Her debut novel, What We Lose, as well as a second title, are forthcoming from Viking.

  • Louise Sandhaus is a graphic designer and graphic design educator. She was previously Director of the Graphic Design Program at CalArts where she currently is faculty. Her recent book on California graphic design, Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires and Riots: California and Graphic Design 1936-1986, co-published by Metropolis Books and Thames & Hudson, has received laudatory reviews from The New York Times, The Guardian, Eye, and Creative Review. The book received the Palm d’Argent for best art book at FILAF (International Festival of Art Books and Films on Art).

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Workshops, Events, Organizations

CIE
 
 
WORKSHOP & EVENT CALENDAR: Spring 2017 Details Coming Soon!

Event

Day/Date

Time

Location

Sketch Jam Mixer
(First Year AND International Students)

 

Chinese New Year Event

 

Optional Practical Training Workshop

 

 

 

Curricular Practical Training Workshop

 

 

 

Student Pre-Departure Workshop

 

 

 

Student Pre-Departure Workshop

 

 

 

 

For questions about these workshops contact the Center for International Education at international@otis.edu.

 

FALL 2016 CIE WORKSHOPS & EVENTS:

 

Thurs., Aug. 25th-  F-1 Student Orientation

Thurs., Sept. 15th- TISO International Student Assistance Using Native Language Event

Sun., Sept. 25th- TISO Film Screening Event @ the La Mirada Cultural Arts Center: "The Boy and The Beast"

Wed., Sept. 28th-  CIE Travel Study Fair

Sat., Oct. 15th- TISO Social & Cook-Out International Style

Fri., Oct. 28th- TISO Cultural Games at the Commons: Traditional Games from East Asia

Sat., Nov. 5th- TISO Cultural Sports on the Commons Lawn: Bocce, Croquet and Mahjong

Thurs., Nov. 10th- CIE  West African Culutural Luncheon

Mon., Nov. 14th-19th- International Education Week

Tues., Nov. 15th- CIE Traditional Asian Fan Dance Event

Thurs., Nov. 17th- CIE Capoeira Demo Presentation

Thurs., Nov. 17th- CIE Traditional Arabic Folk Dance

Sun., Nov. 20th- CIE Cultural Walk: Leimert Park

Mon. Dec. 12th- TISO Stress Release Day

Tues., Dec. 13th TISO International Goodies Booth

 

 

 

 

 

 

TISO

Team International Student Outreach

 

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Mission Statement
Our mission is to create a supportive community of students, international and domestic, that feels like a family here at Otis, thereby breaking cultural barriers by promoting friendships through open communication and fun group events.

 

 
 
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