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  • 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 Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

  • Sunday, September 27, 2pm, Free
    Symposium: Centered on Clay

    Keynote speaker: Kathy Butterly
    East Los Angeles College | Rosco C Ingalls Auditorium | 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754 | 323.265.8650


    A symposium in conjunction with the exhibition Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty
    September 26 – December 6, 2015

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See Minors for more information on the program, and course break down.

 

Liberal Arts and Sciences Minors

Art History

The minor in Art History offers students the opportunity to focus on an expanded range of historical and cultural ideas about art and art making. With a guided and structured approach, students use diverse critical methods to explore the cultural creation, meaning, dissemination, and impact of visual images, objects, and practices.

Cultural Studies

The minor in Cultural Studies offers students the opportunity to explore the question "Why do people behave as they do?"  within this exciting field through coursework, independent study, on-site field research and an internship.  Students learn to make connections between their artistic skills and education and academic and public sector work through both analytical and practical applications of cultural studies.

English (Creative Writing)

The minor in Creative Writing offers students the opportunity to give voice and shape to their creativity through a variety of written expressive forms. In a structured environment, with guidance and support, students develop their writing and an exciting way to explore their personal visions through workshops and lectures.