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Events
  • Otis welcomes the Japan Foundation and honored guests Kashiwagi Hiroshi and Yoshifumi Nakamura for a lecture on contemporary Japanese design. 
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Matthew Brandt, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Kerry Tribe, an artist working primarily in film, video, and installation. Read more about her here
     
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Hassan Khan, an artist who lives and works in Cairo, Egypt. Read more about him here.

     

    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu

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J-Visa Catagories

 

Visiting Scholars to Otis that fall under one of the below categories must apply for a J-1 visa. The sponsoring department or program at Otis should contact Darren Grosch (dgrosch@otis.edu), Director of the Center for International Education, at least three months in advance of the intended visit to make arrangements with The Institute of International Exchange (IIE) to issue a DS-2019 forms on behalf of Otis College. To request a DS-2019 form click here.

Visiting Scholars fall into these categories:

  • Research Scholar:  
        An individual primarily conducting research for more than 6 months. Research Scholars can also teach.
  • Short Term Scholar:  
        An individual coming to the U.S. on a short term visit (6 months or less) for  the purpose of research and teaching.
  • Professor:  
         An individual primarily teaching courses for more than 6 months. Research Scholars can also conduct research.
  • Specialist:  
        
    An individual who is an expert in a field of specialized knowledge or skill coming to the U.S. to observe, consult or demonstrate special skills. (12 months or less)
     

Visitors are expected to actively participate in a number of institutional activities, such as:

Deliver a formal lecture to the host institution

Engage in formal or informal discussions with students

Undertake collaborative research with faculty or staff

Contribute to the college's teaching by presenting guest lectures or faculty seminars

Present a paper as part of a College's symposium